British Catalogue of Music
The ECU Library has a dedicated area for the music scores and sound recording collection. The printed music scores are arranged using the British Catalogue of Music Classification Scheme, or BCM and are arranged by instrument and music genre within the instrument. This means that all vocal music, piano sontata, big band charts etc. are all shelved together.
If you would like to browse the scores in your own area of repertoire, the BCM system is very useful in organising like music on the shelves. Just check the shelf label to guide you in the right direction.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list, but is broadly-representative.
BCM Shelving Scheme
|End Codes to indicate genre, type of music|
|D||Choral music||/AY||Collection or Anthology|
|DH||Motets, Anthems or Hymns||/HX or /HJ||Jazz|
|E||Choral music with instruments other than keyboard||/HHW||Blues|
|EZ||Choral music unaccompanied||JZ||Miscellaneous|
|F||Choral music for female voices||K||Arrangements|
|G||Choral music for male voices||NQ||Septets|
|J||Unison vocal works||NR||Quintets|
|KDW/AY||Collections of popular music pre-1950s||NT||Trios|
|KDW/GB||Collections of rock vocal music||NU||Duets|
|KDW/JR||Film music||P||Solos with piano or other keyboard accompaniment|
|KFTDW||Classical vocal music for high voice||PL||Solos with second instrument other than keyboard|
|KFVDW||Classical vocal music for medium voice||PM||Unaccompanied solo|
|KFXDW||Classical vocal music for low voice|
|L||Instrumental music (General and unspecified)|
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