Music Department Resources
In addition to the Music Computer Lab, the department maintains a music-specific computing station at the Ormandy Center in Van Pelt Library.
Practice rooms are available in the basement of Irvine Auditorium, 2nd floor Music Building, and the 4th floor of Fisher-Bennett Hall. Students reserve practice rooms using our on-line system.
The Otto E. Albrecht Music Library holds over 103,000 volumes of books, music, periodicals, and a large collection of microforms. At the core of the collection are musical scores in both scholarly and performing editions, literature on music history and theory, and microforms of primary sources.
The Eugene Ormandy Music and Media Center is named for the long-term conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, whose professional papers, conducting scores, and recordings the Penn Library holds. The Center houses more than 34,000 sound recordings of Western music, as well as art and traditional musics of the world in LP disc, cassette, and compact disc formats. The Music Library's video collection is also housed here and includes DVD and laser disc recordings of opera and ballet as well as a diverse collection of video tapes, primarily related to the study of world music.
Please visit the links on the left side of this page for more information.