The UNT Music Library's Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection. In addition to holdings from the UNT Music Library, the Music Virtual Rare Book Room also contains some items that have been borrowed from private collectors and scanned with permission.

Additional materials will be continually added to this virtual collection. If you would like to request that a particular title from our Sandborn Room be prioritized for scanning, please send an e-mail to Head Music Librarian Susannah Cleveland ( We will try to accommodate all such requests, provided that the materials are in the public domain and that their condition does not prohibit handling.

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Virtual Music Rare Book Room in UNT Digital Library. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed June 25, 2024.

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