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Research materials | Music and film | Birmingham City Council

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Research materials

We offer a unique historical collection of Birmingham-related music materials. Ask in the Library to find out more about these and other specialist collections which include:

  • several thousand song sheets and silent movie scores
  • music sets for silent cinema
  • Handel opera libretti plus other 18th and 19th century scores
  • Bantock, Ketelbey and other local composers
  • Triennial Festivals scores and supporting materials
  • Contemporary and avant-garde scores (available to borrow).