Finding Repertoire for Woodwind Ensembles
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Some useful call numbers for browsing on the shelf are:
M 357.2 -- woodwind trios
M 457.2 -- woodwind quartets
M 557.2 -- woodwind quintets
M 657.2 -- woodwind sextets
M 757.2 -- woodwind octets
M 957.2 -- woodwind nonets
Please consult the following site - for additional information regarding the classification of music scores and books:
Search by Subject (Library of Congress)
For additional information, please see this page about Subject Headings and Library of Congress/Class M, Music Classification - from the George S. De Vine Library at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Subject Headings for woodwinds-ONLY in an ensemble include::
N.B. instrumentation is listed in alphabetical order,
score order, after each heading.
Subject Headings for woodwinds with other instruments (mixed ensembles) include:
|TRIOS (piano, clarinet, violin)
Woodwind instruments with brass instruments (only) are found under the basic headings WIND TRIOS, WIND QUARTETS, etc.
* this is the standard combination for wind quintets
N.B. After each basic Subject Heading the instruments are organized in the following order:
Suggested Sources for Repertoire Lists
Click-on REPERTOIRE LISTS (above) to perform a search in the Western Libraries Catalogue.
History of Chamber Music
Click-on CHAMBER MUSIC (above) to perform a search in the Western Libraries Catalogue.
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Lisa Rae Philpott
Music Reference / Collections / Instructional Librarian
Music Library - Western University
Last updated: 2016-02