Find Repertoire for SAXOPHONE
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Most, but not all, saxophone music can be found in the following areas:
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's MUCH better to use specific genres to find desired repertoire, when searching by Subject Headings e.g.
|SONATAS (saxophone and....SUITES (saxophone and...
Other useful Subject Headings include:SAXOPHONE -- STUDIES..
WOODWIND QUARTETS -- SAXOPHONE.... (etc.)
|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
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 on the Western Libraries Catalogue. The general classification number for saxophone music in the SMRC is MUS 4105
Suggested Sources for Repertoire Lists
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100.G8 2001-on the Dictionary Table -and on the www -UWO-only] Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the saxophone and the saxophone repertory.
Lindemeyer Paul. Celebrating the saxophone. New York : Hearst Books, c1996. [ML975.L56 1996]
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Last updated: 2016-02