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Woodwind Resources

Subject Headings

*for music Bassoon, Clarinet, English horn, Oboe, or Saxophone may be used instead of "flute" in the headings

Flute music
Sonatas flute
Flute and
Flute with
Flute music flutes 2
Woodwind trios; Wind trios; Trios
Woodwind quartets; Wind quartets; Quartets
Woodwind quintets; Wind quintets; Quintets [similarly, Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets]
For chamber music with keyboard, see the Keyboard Music Guide Concertos flute
Concertos flute solo with piano


Band music Oboe
Bassoon Saxophone
Chamber music Wind ensembles
Clarinet Wind instruments
English horn Woodwind


*For Quintets, Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets use same formulae as Quartets, e.g. M555 - M559 are Woodwind quintets.

M60 - M64 Flute solo
M65 - M69 Oboe solo
M70 - M74 Clarinet solo
M75 - M79 Bassoon solo
M105 - M109 Saxophone solo
M110 Other (English horn, piccolo, etc.)
M240 - M244 Flute and piano
M245 - M247 Oboe and piano
M248 - M252 Clarinet and piano
M253 - M254 Bassoon and piano
M266 - M267 Saxophone and piano
M270 - M271 Other wind instrument and piano
M315 - M386 Trios which may include one or more woodwind instruments
M315 - M319 Two wind instruments and piano
M355 - M359 Woodwind trios
M415 - M486 Quartets which may include one or more woodwind instruments
M415 - M419 Three wind instruments and piano
M455 - M459 Woodwind quartets


Orchestra acc. String orchestra acc.  
M1020-M1021 M1120-M1121 Flute concertos
M1022-M1023 M1122-M1123 Oboe concertos
M1024-M1025 M1124-M1125 Clarinet concertos
M1026-M1027 M1126-M1127 Bassoon concertos
M1034-M1035 M1134-M1135 Other woodwind instruments


Band Music Guide: an Alphabetical Listing of Titles and Composers of all Band Music. Northfield, IL: Instrumentalist Co., 1964.  REF ML128.B23 B4 Rabson, Carolyn. Orchestral Excerpts: a Comprehensive Index.Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1993. REF ML128.O64 R116

Secrist-Schmedes, Barbara. Wind Chamber Music: Winds with Piano and Woodwind Quintets. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996.  REF ML128 .W5 S4 1996


Koenigsbeck, Bodo. Bassoon Bibliography. Monteux, FR: Musica Rara, 1994. REF ML128.B32 K78


The Cambridge companion to the clarinet. Edited by Colin Lawson.  Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA :Cambridge University Press, 1995. ML945 .C36 1995

Gee, Harry.Clarinet Solos de Concours, 1897-1980. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1980. REF ML128 .C5 G2

Opperman, Kalmen. Repertory of the Clarinet. New York: Ricordi, 1960.  REF ML128 .C5 O6


Pellerite, James J. A handbook of literature for the flute : compilation of graded method materials, solos, and ensemble music for flute. Rev. 3rd ed. Bloomington, IN : Zalo Publications, 1978. REF ML132.F64 P38

Toff, Nancy. The flute book : a complete guide for students and performers. New York : C. Scribner's Sons, 1985.ML935.T644 F6

Togashi, Karen. Twentieth century flute and harpsichord chamber music literature. Santa Clarita, Calif. The Flutist Quarterly v.17:2 (Spring 1992) REF ML128.C4 T6

Vester, Frans. Flute Repertoire Catalogue. London: Musica Rara, 1967.  REF ML128 F6 V58

Waln, Ronald L. Bibliography of chamber music for flute and voice.  Atlanta : National Flute Association, 1976. REFML128 .C4W


Haynes, Bruce. Music for Oboe, 1650-1800. 2nd edition. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1992. REF ML128 O12 H424 1992

Wilkins, Wayne. The index of oboe music including the index of baroque trio sonatas. Magnolia, AK : Music Register, c1976. REF ML128.O12 W6


Gee, Harry R. Saxophone soloists and their music, 1844-1985 :an annotated bibliography. Bloomington :Indiana University Press, 1986.  REF ML128.S1 G2


Chamber Music America
Double Reed Society
Flutist Quarterly
International Double Reed Society Journal
International Musician
Medical Problems of Performing Artists
Overseas Musician

Performance Practice Review

Web Sites

International Clarinet Association
Includes information about the association as well as articles, a research center of special clarinet collections and scores, and links to other useful sites for clarinetists.

International Double Reed Society
Information and links for both oboists and bassoonists.

Flute World
This commercial site offers the "largest variety of top quality student and professional flutes and piccolos." It provides access to over 13,000 products including instruments, sheet music, recorded music, and accessories.

Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection
Overview of this Library of Congress collection which includes nearly 1,650 flutes and other instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, and other materials related to the flute.

Larry Krantz Flute Pages
Includes flute repertoire lists, flute/piccolo fingerings, teaching tips, career and college preparatory information, health issues, information on lost/stolen flutes, an instrument survey, and more

National Flute Association
Home page for the National Flute Association.

The Recorder Home Page
A comprehensive site for information about the recorder, repertoire, players, etc.

Sax on the Web
Devoted to primarily to classical saxophone playing, but some jazz styles are included as well.