Find Repertoire for Horn
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Most, but not all, horn music can be found in the following areas:
M 80 - 84 -- horn alone (no accompaniment)
M 255 - 259 -- horn with piano or continuo
M 1028 -- horn with full orchestra, concertos, etc.
M 1029 -- horn with full orchestra - piano reduction
M 1128 -- horn with string orchestra, concertos, etc.
M 1129 -- horn with string orchestra - piano reduction
MT 420 - 432 -- studies and methods for horn
MT 426 -- orchestral excerpts
See additional CALL NUMBERS for HORN from MUSIC CATALOGUING AT YALE.
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|***WARNING*** -- if , for example, you use the Subject "HORN MUSIC"you will find miscellaneous solo works only!
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Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the horn may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. The general classification number for horn music in the SMRC is MUS 4080
Periodicals of interest to horn players can be found by clicking-on the following Subject Headings:
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 horn and members of the horn family and the horn repertory.
Fasman, Mark J. Brass Bibliography: Sources on the history, literature, pedagogy, performance, and acoustics of brass instruments. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990. [Ref ML 128.B72F3 1990]
Herbert, Trevor and John Wallace, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. [ML 933.C36 1997]
Pizka, Hans. Hornisten-Lexikon = Dictionary for Hornists [München] : H. Pizka, 1986. [Ref ML 102.H67P59 1986]
Humphries, John . The Early Horn : a practical guide. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000. [ML955.H86 2000]
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Lisa Rae Philpott
Music Reference / Collections / Instructional Librarian
Music Library - Western University
Last updated: 2016-2-10