Most, but not all, flute music can be found in the following areas:
M 60-64 (flute with no accompaniment)
M 240-244 (flute with piano)
M 1020 (flute with full orchestra, concertos, etc.)
M 1021 (flute with full orchestra orchestra, reduced for piano)
M 1120 (flute with string orchestra, concertos, etc.)
M 1121 (flute with piano reduction of string orchestra)
MT 340-359 (studies and methods for flute)
MT 346 (orchestral excerpts)
A SUBJECT search is NOT the same as a KEYWORD search. Library of Congress Subject Headings are assigned by cataloguers.***WARNING*** -- if , for example, you use the Subject "FLUTE MUSIC" you will find miscellaneous solo works only! e.g.
|SONATAS (flute and....
Other useful Subject Headings include:
|N.B. 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...however a Subject Search will retrieve more 'specific' results.
For more information on Library of Congress Classification, please consult:
For information on this topic, please consult the information on Woodwind Ensembles
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the flute may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. The general classification number for flute music in the SMRC is MUS 4060
The following Subject Headings will take you to the Western Libraries Catalogue, so that you can quickly find our flute-related journal subcriptions:
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100.G8 2001-on the Dictionary Table] Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the saxophone and the saxophone repertory.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians [online] Updated regularly. Access: Western-ONLY -- grovemusic.com Provides access to the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd. ed.
Again, a Subject Search will quickly retrieve those books in the UWO Music Library's collection: