In-depth reference materialsLooking for concise informationOpera and Musical
DisciplinaryJournal articles in ChineseInterdisciplinary
Getting one of the formatsListening and Viewing Online
e-journalse-journals with BrowZine
Introduction to Arts Administration
Film Music
Music and the Mind
World Music
Beethoven facsimiles
Brahms facsimiles
Novels & biographical novels about Music & Musicians
Topics in Western Music History I
Fundamentals of Tonal Music
Jazz: History and Appreciation
Popular Music
The Opera
Rare Scores
Schubert facsimiles
Mozart facsimiles
Topics in Western Music History III
This is the "Home" page of the "MUSIC" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

MUSIC   Tags: music  

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2017 URL: http://libguides.lib.hku.hk/music Print Guide RSS Updates

Home Print Page

Explore BrowZine

more detail…


Music at HKU

Google Scholar Search



Doing research in Music at HKU? This guide will save you time as you search for the right databases or other resources. Helpful tools for improving efficiencies in locating primary sources, articles, statistics, and much more are included. Once you have found the material you need, learn how to manage citations and integrate them into your research documents easily and quickly.


Rare Scores

The Music Library has acquired three early prints of canonical works to support teaching and research purposes. The rare scores are housed in the Special Collection, Main Library for preservation. Modern scores available for loan in the Music Library are featured in this guide.


Bibliographies of facsimile editions in the Music Library

A facsimile is an exact copy of the original one. Most original manuscripts are collected and kept by archives and museums in overseas countries. Facsimile manuscripts of scores provide convenience and ease of use. Moreover, they can unfold interesting story and compositional process of composers. They are invaluable primary sources in the study of composers.


Novels & biographical novels about Music & Musicians

Music Library has collected music novels for your leisure reading, which feature interesting stories about music and musicians. You’ll see how writers portray lives of musicians in social and cultural contexts. You may be surprised some of your favorite music, mentioned in novels, could have an impact on one’s life. Or you may wish to know musicians’ personal struggles behind a glorious stage.


Music Library


A Farewell Tribute to Hung Hing Ying Building


Need Help?

One-to-one Research Consultation Service

Provides a personal research consultation service to registered HKU / HKU SPACE academic staff and postgraduate students on effective information research pertaining to their research projects. To book an appointment, please click here.


Subject-specific Library Instruction Courses

Groups of staff or students can request library instruction courses according to their information needs. For details, please contact your Music Librarian.

Music Library

Profile Image
Music Library
Contact Info
Ms. KWAN Yin Yee
Music Librarian
Music Library
11/F, Run Run Shaw Tower,
Centennial Campus,
University of Hong Kong,
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.
Phone: (852) 3917-8240
Fax: (852) 2549-9653
Send Email

Music Library

Opening Hours (Semesters)

1 September 2016 - 27 May 2017

9:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday to Friday

12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm Saturday

Closed Sunday

Opening Hours (Summer)

28 May 2017 - 31 August 2017

9:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday to Friday

12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm Saturday

Closed Sunday

Public Holidays

Telephone No.
(852) 3917-2218


Website http://lib.hku.hk/muslib/index.html


Loading  Loading...