Lovejoy Library has been fortunate in acquiring some substantial collections of music arranged to accompany silent movies. Such music is usually classified by the "type," or "mood" according to the scenes it was to complement. Major holdings in this area are:
- 1657 orchestral arrangements for cinema orchestra.
- contains 772 arrangements for cinema orchestra.
- 150 organ, piano, vocal and orchestral arrangements for silent film.
- contains a few piano-conductor scores for cinema music.
- the Ben Rader-Russ David collection includes 3000 arrangements for cinema orchestra.