Finding Repertoire for Trumpet
Browse the Shelves for Trumpet Music
Most, but not all, trumpet music can be found in the following areas:
M 85 - 89 trumpet alone--no accompaniment
M 260 - 261 trumpet with piano or continuo
M 1030 trumpet with full orchestra, concertos, etc.
M 1031 trumpet with piano reduction of concertos, etc.
M 1130 trumpet with string orchestra, concertos, etc.
M 1131 trumpet with piano reduction of string orchestra
MT 440 - 456 studies and methods for trumpet
MT 446 orchestral excerpts
For additional information about Music Call numbers, please consult MUSIC CATALOGUING AT YALE.
A SUBJECT search is NOT the same as a KEYWORD search. Library of Congress Subject Headings are assigned by cataloguers.
Other useful Subject Headings are:
If, for example, you use the Subject Heading "TRUMPET 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
For information on Trumpet in Brass Ensembles
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the trumpet 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 4085
Suggested Sources for Repertoire Lists
Click-on these Subject Headings to see all of the trumpet-related periodicals to which we subscribe:
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Ref ML 100.G8 2001-on the Dictionary Table - and ONLINE] Detailed and scholarly information on the history of the horn and members of the trumpet family and its 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]
The University of Western Ontario's MUSIC LIBRARY owns more than 19,000 CDs. KEYWORD searching is a FAST and EFFICIENT way to find the ones you want.
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Last updated: 2016-02