Find books on music and related topics by searching the 5 College Catalog. Books from other 5 College libraries can be requested through the catalog and will be delivered to MHC in about a day.
The music book collection is primarily in the Pratt Music Library, arranged by Library of Congress classification. The books are organized into three groups, the main class M and the two subclasses, ML and MT. See the entire breakdown of Music call numbers from the Library of Congress (scroll down).
Google books allows for searching anywhere from basic bibliographic information to the partial text, to the full text of a book. Sometimes a Google Books search allows for a more detailed search of the contents of a book, even if you then locate an actual physical copy via the library catalog.