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Welcome to the Alfred Whitehead Music Library!

Novanet: Start your research here.

Quick search for books, ebooks, articles, scores, recordings & more

Looking for a specific musical work? 
Tip: Search using composer name and title words.  Example: mozart AND nozze (with AND in upper case).


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You can search for recordings in Novanet


Can't find the recording you are looking for? Search directly in our main streaming platform, Naxos Music Library. If you are looking for physical media, Novanet searches our CDs and some but not all of our LP records. Still having trouble? Contact the Music Library for help!

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Looking for Mount Allison Department of Music recordings?

All Mount Allison concert recordings on CDs (since 2002) are searchable in Novanet. Earlier recordings on cassette tape and reel-to-reel tape can be searched using our concert recording index:

  • Mount Allison Concert Recordings
    An index to the music recorded since 1980 on audiocassette or compact disc of Department of Music concerts by faculty, guests, departmental ensembles, and students. Concert programs are included with each recording. Recordings are available in the Alfred Whitehead Music Library.

You can search for scores in Novanet


Can't find the score you are looking for? Check one of our digital scores services like the Classical Scores Library, IMSLP, or nkoda (contact the Music Library for access). Still having trouble? Contact the Music Library for help!

Help: Which Search Tool Should I Use? | Novanet Search Tips

Spring/Summer Hours:

Monday–Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Requests for music library materials outside of open hours can be made using the library catalogue.

For all other inquiries, please contact musiclibrary@mta.ca

If you have a research question, please email us at musiclibrary@mta.ca, contact Gavin Goodwin, Creative Arts Librarian, or contact the Research Help Desk at infodesk@mta.ca

Phone:  506 364-2561

Email:  musiclibrary@mta.ca

Find us:  Lower floor, Marjorie Bell Young Conservatory of Music, 134 Main Street Sackville, New Brunswick

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