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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kiyo Suyematsu Music Library Collections

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Items which can be borrowed:

  • Sheet music for piano, organ, and voice
  • Scores for performance and study
  • Compact discs
  • Long-playing recordings (classical, jazz, American musical theatre, opera and folk)
  • Music/Theatre Reserves (course reserves established by an instructor for an individual class)
  • Studio keys
  • Headphones
Items which can  be used only within the Music Library:

  • Music Reference Books
  • Historic Score Collection
  • E.J. Halling Music Archives
  • Archived recordings from Halling Recital Hall (1968 to present)

Online (music references):

Please use the links from the Music Subject Guide  or A-Z list pages to access the electronic resources listed below.

  • RILM (Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale)
  • Oxford Music Online
  • emusicquest
  • International Index to the Performing Arts

Online (general references, with arts coverage):

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Newspapers Direct (Proquest Newstand)
  • Humanities Source


  • Mac and PC computers with disc drives
  • Cassette tape players
  • Record players (33 1/3 rpm)
  • Headphones


Memorial Library- Music Collections


In addition to items available at the Music Library, other music materials are available at Memorial Library.

Music items which can be borrowed from Memorial Library:

Second floor

  • Books about music and music education(Call number beginning with ML and MT):
  • Music Theory
  • Music History
  • Libretti
  • Biographies of musicians


  • DVDs
  • Videos
  • Audio books
  • K -12 Textbooks
  • Juvenile Books

Lass Center for Minnesota Studies

  • Books
  • compact Discs
  • Cassette Tapes

Music items which cannot be borrowed from Memorial Library (must be used in the Library):

  • Music Reference Books
  • Music periodicals