Subjects » Music


Welcome to the Music Subject Guide.

Audience: CUAA undergraduate students and parish music graduate students.

Help Available: Contact your librarian with Ask a Librarian, call 734-995-7454, or stop by the reference desk on-campus.

How to Use: Click a tab to learn more. 


Humanities International Complete
(HIC) (EBSCOhost) Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. HIC includes all the data from American Humanities Index and Humanities International Index

Music Education

ERIC (EBSCOhost) Provides citation and abstract information from over 750 educational journals and related documents from the Educational Resource Information Center and educational symposium report literature dating back to 1967.

Education Source (EBSCOhost)  scholarly research on all levels of education — from early childhood to higher education. Content includes full text  and indexing and abstracts for journals, full-text books and monographs, full-text conference papers

Lutheran Music

Lutheran Hymns Database (Website)
Lutheran Hymnal 1941 (Project Wittenberg website)

Using Databases Tutorials


Library Resources

To Find Sheet music in Primo, Under Resource type on the left, select:


Online Resources

Audio CDs

To Find Music CDs in Primo, Under Resource type on the left, select:


CDs will be labels Audio CD and have the location: Concordia University Ann Arbor CD Collection

The library also has Tape cassettes and LP Records (older audio formats). Equipment is available to use these items.

Online Music Libraries


You can search for journal articles in Primo and library databases (see databases tab).

General instructions: Finding Journal Articles

Journal Titles

Finding Journal Articles By Journal Title in Primo

  1. Open  E-Journals Search
  2. Search for the Journal’s Title.
  3. Click on the Journal in the search results.
  4. Search inside the journal for keywords on the journal page.

Search for books and ebooks in Primo.


General Instructions: Finding Books

Library of Congress Call Numbers

M                        Music
M1495               Vocal Music
M1999               Sacred Vocal Music
ML                     Literature on Music
MT                     Music Instruction


Ebook Central
EBSCO eBooks

Reference Books

Harvard Dictionary of MusicREF ML100 .N845  1986
Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of MusiciansREF ML105 .B16 2001
Luther’s Liturgical Music: Principles & ImplicationsEbook
Key words in Church music: definition essaysREF ML102 .C5 K5
Encyclopedia of Popular MusicREF ML102 .P66 P46