Mary Morton Parsons Music Library

parsons' music libraryParsons Music Library is located in the Modlin Center for the Arts.  We have over 12,000 CDs, 18,000 scores, and 12,000 books about all types of music and dance. Our video collection includes operas, musicals, dance performances, concerts, instructional programs, and documentaries in both DVD and VHS formats.

The Music Library is a resource for all UR students, faculty, and staff.  We have a variety of audio and video playback equipment, as well as desktop and laptop computers, iPads, a printer, and a photocopier that can also scan documents.  Three group study rooms are available for student use.

Access is through Booker Hall of Music (2nd floor), or through the main visitors' entrance to the Modlin Center (3rd floor).


Related Sites

Music Subject Guide

Dance Subject Guide

Music Library Course Reserves

Music Library Streaming Audio Policy

"Listening in": Music Library blog

Interlibrary Loan

Department of Music

Wireless Printing Instructions: PC / Mac

Fall 2015 Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Phone: (804) 289-8286


Please note: The Music Library will close from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Friday, October 30, so that staff can attend the inauguration of President Ronald A. Crutcher.


Linda Fairtile
Head, Parsons Music Library
(804) 287-6849

Melanie Armstrong
Music Library Associate
(804) 287-6894

Mailing Address

Parsons Music Library
Modlin Center for the Arts
University of Richmond, VA 23173