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Music and sound

A guide to library support, resources and services for students studying music and sound

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Some online books for music and sound

A Geometry of Music

How is the Beatles' "Help!" similar to Stravinsky's "Dance of the Adolescents?" How does Radiohead's "Just" relate to the improvisations of Bill Evans? And how do Chopin's works exploit the non-Euclidean geometry of musical chords?

Why are books important to your studies?

Books will prove to be an invaluable resource for your studies.  Many will be recommended by your tutor via your reading lists.  Books can provide valuable background information, explanation of theories.  We have print books for all subjects, plus extensive e-book collections

Your online library

As well as printed books, we also have thousands of e books.  High quality academic texts that supplement our print collection.

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Sometimes you will find a chapter or section of a book available free through Google books