Music Library

The RU Sound Library, situated centrally in the Beethoven House, is a research and musical meeting point for Rhodes students and staff, local music teachers and visitors. The Library has an attractive open floor plan accommodating the collection, study tables, audiovisual facilities and networked computers.

Sound Library Collection

The Sound Library houses: Scores; Audiovisual materials including CDs, LPs, Cassettes, DVDs, & Videos; Books; Reference Scores and Books; and Journals. The library catalogue, online databases and electronic resources are available via networked computers. All computers in the library have internet access and are equipped with Sennheiser 201 headphones and M-Audio Axiom 2-octave controller keyboards, in addition to running Microsoft Office, Auralia (an ear training program) and Sibelius (a program used for notation and composition/arrangement).

Music Library

Sound Library Opening Hours

Term Time:

Monday - Thursday 08h30 – 16h30

Friday 08h30 – 13h00

Saturday 14h00 – 17h00


Monday-Friday 08h30-13h00

Sound Library Staffing

The library is staffed by Ms Ilana Kretzmann in the mornings, and by six music library assistants in the afternoons.

Sound Library Contact Information

Ms Ilana Kretzmann, Assistant Librarian

Telephone +27 (0)46 603 8492


Fax +27 (0)46 622 7111

Last Modified: Thu, 11 May 2017 12:02:01 SAST