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 University.
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A SUBJECT search is NOT the same as a KEYWORD search. Library of Congress Subject Headings are assigned by cataloguers.
- sonatas (horn and piano)
- suites (horn and...)
- concertos (horn with ...)
- horn (musical instrument) instruction and study
WARNING: If, for example, you use the Subject "horn 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.
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 using 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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