Oberlin College and Conservatory

Conservatory Library, Conservatory Central Unit

Photo by Bridget VanBreemen

The music library is among the oldest and largest in any academic setting, with more than 270,000 items. Collections include nearly 80,000 sound recordings, 127,00 musical scores, 63,000 books, and 210 periodical titles. These cover Western art music from all historical periods, complete editions of the works of major composers, as well as growing collections in the areas of women musicians and American, ethnic, contemporary, jazz, folk, and popular music. Students can access recordings in a variety of media formats at any one 43 listening carrels. 

77 W College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Upcoming Events

Tiny Ref Desk Poster with music stand and menorah. Dec. 13th 12 noon, Conservatory Library

Come hear all those Hanukkah classics that will entertain for the rest of the season! Performers are Jonathan Bruzon, Sam Hart, Lily Judge, Mandy Liu, Megan...

12/13 12pm

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