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Brass Resources

Subject Headings for music

*Horn, Trombone, or Tuba may be used instead of "trumpet" in the headings

(For chamber music with keyboard see the Keyboard Music Guide)

Trumpet* music
Sonatas Trumpet
Trumpet and
Trumpet music (Trumpets(2))
Brass trios; Wind trios; Trios
Brass quartets; Wind quartets; Quartets
Brass quintets; Wind quintets; Quintets
[similarly, Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets]Concertos (Trumpet)
Concertos (Trumpet) -- solo with piano

Subject Headings for books

Band music
Brass band
Brass instruments
Horn (musical instrument)

Call Numbers

*For Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets use same formulae as Quartets and Quintets, i.e. M787 - M789 are Brass septets.

M80 - M84 French horn solo
M85 - M89 Trumpet solo
M90 - M94 Trombone solo
M95 - M99 Tuba solo
M110 Other [baritone, fluegelhorn, etc.]
M255 - M259 French horn and piano
M260 - M261 Trumpet and piano
M262 - M263 Trombone and piano
M264 - M265 Tuba and piano
M270 - M271 Other wind instruments and piano
M288 - M289 Two wind instruments
M315 - M319 Two wind instruments and piano
M355 - M359 Wind trios
M415 - M419 Three wind instruments and piano
M487 - M489 Brass quartets
M515 - M519 Four wind instruments and piano
M587 - M589 Brass quintets


  Orchestra acc. String orchestra acc.
French horn M1028-M1029 M1128-M1129
Trumpet M1030-M1931 M1130-M1131
Trombone M1032-M1033 M1132-M1133
Tuba & other instr. M1034-M1035 M1134-M1135


Brass Players' Guide. North Eaton, MA: Robert King Music Co., annual. REF ML128 B823k 1996

The Cambridge companion to brass instruments. Edited by Trevor Herbert and John Wallace. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997. ML933 .C36 1997

Fasman, Mark J. Brass Bibliography: Sources on the History, Literature, Pedagogy, Performance, and Acoustics of Brass Instruments. Bloomington, IN: Indiana Univ. Press, 1990. REF ML128 B823 F2

Johnson, Keith. Brass performance and pedagogy. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c2002. MT418. J64 2002

Priestley, Brian. The sax & brass book. San Francisco, CA : Miller Freeman Books ; London, Eng. ;Balafon Books, 1998.ML930.S272 P9 1998

Rabson, Carolyn. Orchestral Excerpts: A Comprehensive Index. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1993. REF ML128 O64 R116


Bruchle, Bernard. Horn Bibliographie. Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1970. REF ML128 H81 B8

Wilkins, Wayne, ed. The Index of French Horn Music. Magnolia, AR: The Music Register, 1975. REF ML128 H81 W68


Carnovale, Norbert. Twentieth-Century Music for Tumpet and Orchestra. Nashville: Brass Press, 1975. REF ML128 T87 O6 1994


Lane, G. B.(George B.), 1943- The trombone :an annotated bibliography. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1999. REFML128.T84 L2 1999


Morris, R. Winston. Tuba music guide. Evanston, IL :Instrumentalist Co., 1973 REFML128.T88 M8


Brass Bulletin
Brass Quarterly
Chamber Music America
Horn Call
International Musician
ITA Journal
ITG Journal
Medical Problems of Performing Artists
Online Trombone Journal
Overseas Musician
Performance Practice Review
TPO: Trumpet Player Online


Historic Brass Society
Historical Brass Society's homepage listing events, publications, and related resources.

International Horn Society
A site "dedicated to the performance, teaching, composition, research, preservation, and promotion of the horn as a musical instrument."

International Trumpet Guild
Includes news, competitions and contests, concert lists, employment opportunities, an index of ITG Journals, and online links.

Robert King Music Sales
Robert King Music carries brass music for hundreds of publishers worldwide. Site includes The Brass Players Guide, a searchable online database of more than 28,000 titles from which you can order music.

TUBA (Tubists Universal Brotherhood)
Tuba-related information including links to other tuba sites.