Find Repertoire for Bassoon
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|M 75 - 79||bassoon alone, with no accompaniment|
|M 253 - 254||bassoon with piano or continuo|
|M 1026||bassoon with full orchestra, concertos, etc.|
|M 1027||bassoon with piano reduction of concertos, etc.|
|M 1126||bassoon with string orchestra, concertos, etc.|
|M 1127||bassoon with str. orch., concertos, + piano reduction|
|MT 400 - 415||studies and methods for bassoon|
|MT 406||orchestral excerpts|
Additional information regarding call numbers can be found at Music Cataloguing at Yale: Call Numbers from Yale University.
Search by Subject for Bassoon Music
A SUBJECT search is NOT the same as a KEYWORD search. Library of Congress Subject Headings are assigned by cataloguers - you must use the same terms (in exactly the same order as the cataloguers input them).
WARNING: If, for example, you use the Subject "bassoon music" you will find miscellaneous solo works only!
Most music will be found under the subject heading for a specific genre.
Words or terms from Subject Headings may be used in KEYWORD searching.
Ensembles Using the Bassoon
Consult section on Woodwind Ensembles.
Suggested Sources for Repertoire Lists
Suggested Sources for Reed Making
Related information can be found in the Western Libraries Catalogue, by clicking-on the Subject Heading: Bassoon Reeds.
Bassoon Music found in the Solo Music Reference Collection
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the bassoon may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. The general classification number for bassoon music in the SMRC is MUS 4075.
Periodicals for Bassoonists
Click on the following links to see the various bassoon-related periodicals (a.k.a. 'journals' or magazines) to which Western's Music Library subscribes:
- Journal of the International Double Reed Society
- International Musician
- Early Music
- Galpin Society Journal
History of the Bassoon and Bassoon Music
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100.G8 2001 - Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the bassoon and the bassoon repertory.
GROVEMUSIC - The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians [online]
Updated regularly. UWO-ONLY
Grovemusic provides access to the full text of:
- The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd. ed., 29 vols., published in 2001 (25 million words; 29,000 articles), plus the complete text of
- The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992),
- The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition,
- The Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers (1994),
- The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition (2013), and
- The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition (2014).
Searching by the Subject Heading Bassoon History will yield a list of all the books about the history of the bassoon, owned by Western Libraries.