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The Pendlebury Library of Music

The Pendlebury Library supports both research and undergraduate and graduate teaching at the Music Faculty. The library houses an outstanding collection of music scores, books, sound recordings, video recordings and periodical titles and provides access to various online music resources; it also contains significant research materials, including microfilms, rare books and facsimiles.


Information about Cambridge University Libraries and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information about our services is available on the Music Libguide and on the Cambridge University Library webpages.

The University Libraries are taking action and following advice from the University of Cambridge ( and the UK Government.


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Opening hours

Full Term
Monday–Friday: 9.30am–5.30pm
Saturday: 9.30am–12.45pm
Sunday: closed

Out of Full Term
Monday–Friday: 9.30am–1.00pm; 2.00pm–5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: closed