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Sheet music & scores

The University Library has a large collection of musical scores, dating from the 16th century to the present day.

Printed music books can be searched in our catalogue LUBcat.

Search music books in LUBcat

All Swedish music since 1986 is included in the Catalogue of Swedish printed music in LIBRIS.

Search for printed scores and sheet music in LIBRIS

Sheet music published up to and including 1957 can be searched in Catalogue –1957, under the headings Musik Noter and Musik Andl Noter.

Search in Catalogue –1957 (subject section)

Uncatalogued scores

Individual scores and music sheets are not included in LUBcat or searchable online. 

Please contact us at info [at] ub [dot] lu [dot] se if you can't find what you are looking for.

Handwritten scores 

Parts of our handwritten music collections have been digitized and can be found online in ALVIN.

Search music in Alvin

Handwritten sheet music from the 1600s and 1700s is also searchable in the international database RISM (Online Catalogue of Musical Sources). Please note that the database is incomplete.

Search fo rhe library's handwritten sheet music from the 1600s and 1700s in the database RISM