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MUS 370: Music through Sketch Study: Sketches

How to find sketches of compositions

In addition to materials in MARBL, the Music and Media Library holds numerous facsimiles of composers' sketches.  These can be found in discoverE.

When searching for these, use terms such as sketch(es) and draft(s).  DiscoverE's truncation symbol is an asterisk:

No one search will return every sketch.  Try these search techniques:

  • Search musical sketches as a subject heading.  Click here to execute this search.
  • In Advanced Search, search the composer's name as an author along with sketch* [or draft*] as a keyword.

Use AND and OR operators to combine different terms in one search, e.g.:


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