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Philip C. Howard Music Library

Located in Walker Library, the Howard Music Library houses audio and video recordings, music scores, and books. Anyone with a valid MTSU ID may borrow scores and books. Recordings may be checked out by anyone with an MTSU ID. The Howard Music Library's holdings are primarily classical, with jazz and popular music as well.

The music librarian is available at the circulation desk, as are music reserve items, music audio and video. Scores that circulate can be found in the reference section of Walker Library.

Library Hours 

Forms to request music books, scores and recordings for:

Search our Music Library online.

Internet Resources for Musicians and Music Fans

Walker Library Music Resources - including Classical Music Library (streaming audio database) & Naxos Music Library (streaming audio database)
Classical Music Composer Index (for composer birth/death dates and pronunciations)
Arias (Texts and English translations of popular operatic arias)

Jazz Study:

All About Jazz (Guide to jazz recordings, players and history)
Jazz Resource Center (theory, cd reviews, etc.)
All About Jazz: other jazz links

Sheet Music Retailers:

Music Publishers and Dealers
J.W. Pepper
Sheet Music Plus
Southern Music Company

Recordings Retailers:

Tower Records
CD Trackdown (for hard to find recordings)


Philip C. Howard Music Library
Located in Walker Library
Mail to: P.O. Box 47
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2751