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How to Use the Online Catalog

Basic instructions and tips for finding music materials in the online catalog

Mozart Coronation Mass search

"Mass" is a type of composition, so in the catalog, every instance of this piece with have that special library generic title added to help us find it : genre, medium, number, key -- masses, K. 317, C major

A keyword search using the most important of those elements will find almost every instance of this concerto in the Library:

  • composer - mozart
  • title - masses 317 [maybe even just 317]
  • format - use drop downs or format words


Mozart 317 score search

Mozart 317 vocal score search


Mozart mass 317 search

Mozart 317 dvd

Can't Remember Every Opus and Catalog Number?

Use what you know to search the catalog and look in the catalog record. A keyword search on mozart coronation mass would also find that same DVD and show us that the Coronation Mass is also K. 317:

Mozart 317 coronation search

Or use the online music encyclopedia from Oxford Music Online.

Mozart 317 in Grove

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