Finding Repertoire for Tuba
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Most, but not all, tuba can be found in the following areas:
M 95 - 99 tuba alone, i.e. with no accompaniment
M 264 - 267 tuba with piano
M 1034.T8 tuba with full orchestra, concertos, etc.
M 1035.T8 tuba with full orchestra - reduced for piano
M 1134.T8 tuba with string orchestra, concertos, etc.
M 1135.T8 tuba with string orchestra - reduced for piano
MT 480 - 488 studies and methods for tuba
MT 486 orchestral excerpts
Search by Subject (Library of Congress)
If , for example, you choose to search by the Subject Heading "TUBA MUSIC" you will find miscellaneous solo works only! Click-on the selected Subject Headings below to see which works (by genre) are in the Music Library at The University of Western Ontario.
|SONATAS (tuba and....
SUITES (tuba and...
Other useful Subject Headings include:
TUBA -- STUDIESetc.)
TUBA - METHODS
|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
Much unusual and twentieth-century music for the tuba may be found in the Solo Music Reference Collection housed in the Choral/Band/Orchestral Music Library. The general classification number for tuba music in the SMRC is MUS 4095
Suggested Sources for Repertoire Lists
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 tuba and members of the tuba family and the tuba 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.B72 F3 1990]
Herbert, Trevor and John Wallace, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. [ML 933.C36 1997]
Morris, R. Winston and Edward R. Goldstein. The Tuba Source Book. Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1996 [ML970.T83 1996]
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