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|M 105 - 109||saxophone alone, i.e. with no accompaniment|
|M 268 - 269||saxophone with piano|
|M 1034.S4||saxophone with full orchestra, concertos, etc.|
|M 1035.S4||saxophone with full orchestra part reduced for piano|
|M 1134.S4||saxophone with string orchestra, concertos, etc.|
|M 1135.S4||saxophone with piano reduction of string orchestra part|
|MT 500 - 510||studies and methods for saxophone|
|MT 506||orchestral studies|
WARNING: If you search by subject using "saxophone music", you will find miscellaneous solo works only! It is better to use specific genres to find desired repertoire when searching by Subject Headings. Please also consult thi link to Library of Congress Subject Headings provided by Yale University.
- Sonatas (Saxophone and...
- Suites (Saxophone and...
- Saxophone Studies
- Woodwind Quartets (Saxophones (4))
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.
For information on this topic, please consult the information on Woodwind Ensembles.
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the saxophone may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. This collection does not appear in the Western Libraries Catalogue. The general classification number for saxophone music in the SMRC is MUS 4105.
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Ref ML 100.G8 2001 - on the Dictionary Table
Long considered to be the premier English-language resource for classical or Western art music, New Grove II contains information on popular music performers and genres, world music, jazz and 20th-century music.
And/or GROVEMUSIC - The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians ONLINE. Western-only.
Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the saxophone and the saxophone repertory.
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).
Grovemusic contains cross-references, illustrations, bibliographies, biographies, composers' works lists, and links to some sound files.
Lindemeyer Paul. Celebrating the Saxophone. New York : Hearst Books, c1996. [ML975.L56 1996]