Music Cataloging at Yale Call Numbers
M6-M175 || M180-M298.5 || M300-M990 || M1000/M1100, etc. || M1005/M1105, etc. || M1500/M2000, etc. || M1528/M2018, etc. || M1611/M2102, etc. || MT179-MT735

Class numbers for solo instrumental music

M6-M175

organ: M6-M14 (SeeClass M15-M19 for Harmonium music) || piano: M20-M39 || string instruments: M40-M59 || wind instruments: M60-M114
plucked instruments: M115-M142 || percussion and other instruments: M145-M175 || unspecified solo instrument: M175.5

Class Instrument
M6-M14 Organ
M6

M7

M8
M8.5
M9
M10
M11
M11.2

M12
M13
M14
M14.3

M14.4










M14.5
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   General collections
   Special collections and separate works
      Sonatas
      Symphonies
      Suites and kindred cyclical works; variations
      Fugues with or without preludes
      Pieces (separate works only)
      Pedal pieces
   Arrangements
      Collections
      Separate works
Organ books (includes organ acc. to collections of psalms, hymns, etc.)
Liturgical music (works composed for liturgical purposes)
Special seasons and occasions (original and arranged works)
   Collections, cuttered by season
      A1 Three or more
      A4 Advent
      C5 Christmas
      E2 Easter
      H2 Harvest, Thanksgiving
      H5 Holy communion
      H6 Holy week
      L5 Easter week, Passiontide
      P4 Palm Sunday
      W3 Wedding music
   Separate works (cuttered as above)
M20-M39 Piano
M20


M21
M22

M23
M24

M25
M25.3

 M26
 M26.2
M27
M28

M30
M31
M32

M32.8

M33
M33.5
M34

M35
M35.5

M37
M37.5
M38
M38.3
M38.5
M39
M39.5
M39.6
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   General compositions
      Two or more composers
      One composer
   Special collections and separate works
      Sonatas See Local practice in Class M
      Suites and kindred cyclical works
      Pieces
         General
         2 pianos, 1 performer
         Piano, 1 hand, original and arranged works
            Left hand
            Right hand
      Theme and variations
      Marches
      Dances
         General
            Two-rhythm (polka, etc.)
            Three-rhythm (waltz, etc.)
Arrangements, including transcriptions
   Miscellaneous collections
   Piano scores of operas, oratorios, cantatas, etc. (Class vocal scores in the class for the original work)
      General
      Excerpts
   Transcriptions, paraphrases (generally for concert purposes) of an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.
   Arrangements of orchestra and band music of every kind
      General
      Excerpts
   Concertos, etc. (concertos arranged for 1 piano; not concertos in which the accompaniment is arranged for piano)
      Complete works
      Excerpts
   Chamber music, part songs, music for 1 instrument
   Simplified edition of piano music for 2 hands
   Songs
   Potpourries. Medleys; including orchestra potpourries, etc. arranged for piano 2 hands
   Works for 2 pianos, 1 performer
   Works for piano, 1 hand
M40-M59 String instruments: violin | viola | cello | double bass | other
M40-M44
M40

M41
M42

M43
M44
violin
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M45-M49
M45

M46
M47

M48
M49
viola
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M50-M54
M50

M51
M52

M53
M54
cello
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M55-M58
M55

M56
M57

M58
double bass
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections and separate works
M59
.B4
.V54
.V56
M59.5
Other string instrument
   baryton
   viola da gamba
   viola d'amore
   unspecified string instrument
M60-M111 Wind instruments: flute | oboe | clarinet | bassoon | horn | trumpet, cornet | trombone | tuba | saxophone | other
M60-M64
M60

M61
M62

M63
M64
flute
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M65-M69
M65

M66
M67

M68
M69
oboe
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M70-M74
M70

M71
M72

M73
M74
clarinet
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M75-M79
M75

M76
M77

M78
M79
bassoon
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M80-M84
M80

M81
M82

M83
M84
horn
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M85-M89
M85

M86
M87

M88
M89
trumpet, cornet
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M90-M94
M90

M91
M92

M93
M94
trombone
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M95-M99
M95

M96
M97

M98
M99
tuba
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M105-M109
M105

M106
M107

M108
M109
saxophone
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M110
.B33
.B35
.E5
.F53
.R4
M111.5
Other wind instrument
   baritone, euphonium
   basset horn
   English horn
   Flügelhorn
   Recorder
unspecified wind instrument
M115-M142 Plucked instruments: harp | banjo | guitar | mandolin | zither | lute | other
M115-M119
M115

M116
M117

M118
M119
harp
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M120-M124
M120

M121
M122

M123
M124
banjo
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M125-M129
M125

M126
M127

M128
M129
guitar
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M130-M134
M130

M131
M132

M133
M134
mandolin
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M135-M139
M135

M136
M137

M138
M139
zither
Miscellaneous collections
Original compositions
   Collections
   Separate works
Arrangements
   Collections
   Separate works
M140-M141
M140
M141
lute
Collections
Separate works
M142
.A8
.C5
.C58
.E4
.V53(.V69)
Other plucked instrument
   archlute
   chitarrone
   cittern
   electric guitar
   vihuela (local practice is to cutter as .V69)
M145-M175 Percussion and other instruments

M146
M147
M172
M175.X6
M175.X9
Percussion instruments:
drum(s) [timpani, drum set, side drum, etc.; works for 1 performer on 2 or more different percussion instruments]
bells, glockenspiel, etc.
carillons, chimes
xylophone, vibraharp, vibraphone
marimba

M175.A4
M175.C44
M165
M175.O5
Other instruments:
accordion
celesta
glass harmonica
ondes Martenot
M175.5 unspecified solo instrument


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