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Music: South African music departments and libraries

South African Music Departments and Libraries

Music departments with music libraries

North West University, Potchefstroom
School of Music
Potchefstroom Campus Music Library

Rhodes University
Department of Music & Musicology
Rhodes University Music Library
International Library of African Music (ILAM)

Stellenbosch University
Department of Music
Music Library

University of Cape Town
South African College of Music
WH Bell Music Library

University of the Free State
Odeion School of Music
Music Library

University of KwaZulu-Natal
School of Music
Eleanor Bonnar Music Library

University of Pretoria
Department of Music
Music Library
Special Collections

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Music collections in academic libraries

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Music Department
NMMU Library & Information Services

University of Fort Hare
University of Fort Hare Library

University of South Africa
Department of Art and Music
Unisa Library

University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)
Wits School of Arts
Wits Library

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Orchestra libraries

Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra Librarian: Neil Robertson

South African Broadcasting Corporation Music Library
Librarian: Suzette Lombard

Symphonic Pops Music Library
Librarian: John Walton

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