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

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Tracy Sutherland

Tracy Sutherland left a positive review 2/19/2020

Wonderful performance by the Black Musicians' Guild! BRAVO! and Thank you!