The Music Collection collects and offers music books, scores and media (CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records) from a wide variety of eras, geographical range and genres for perusal on the spot and for loan. In addition to classical music, there is a considerable number of documents on jazz, blues, folk music, pop music, music for films, musical and operetta style. Please see the computer catalogue for further details.

The reader's area of Music Collection with shelves full of books.

Literature available on the shelf includes books in multiple languages besides Hungarian. Encyclopediae and other books to be used on the spot are available for education and research purposes.

The collection of scores and miniature scores includes critical editions (Urtext – see), educational scores for various musical instruments, full scores and parts for chamber music and vocal compositions, piano scores and full scores for orchestra compositions.

(Photo: FSZEK)


Music Collection

1088 Budapest, Szabó Ervin tér 1.
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Opening hours
    Today 10:00-20:00
    Tomorrow: 10:00-20:00

Phone number:
(1) 411-5011
Manager: Bándoli Katalin
Head of department

Registration for natural and legal persons:
free of charge / 12 months
Administration fee of registration reader card:
HUF 400 / 12 months

Daily card: HUF 1650 / day

Borrowing privileges in one library:
HUF 7800 / 12 months
HUF 5400 / 6 months
HUF 4000 / 3 months

Establishment of membership for using all branches simultaneously:
HUF 10000 / 12 months
HUF 7700 / 6 months