*Viola, Violoncello, or Double bass may be used instead of Violin in the headings below.
Violin and piano music
Violin music (Violins 2)
(Use Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets in the same manner)
(For chamber music with keyboard see the Keyboard Music Guide)
Concertos violin solo with piano
Subject Headings for books
Viola da gamba
*For Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets use the same formulae as Quartets & Quintets, e.g..M 850 - M 854 are string octets.
|M40 - M44||Violin solo|
|M45 - M49||Viola solo|
|M50 - M54||Violoncello solo|
|M55 - M58||Double bass solo|
|M59||Other [baryton, viola da gamba, etc.]|
|M217 - M223||Violin and piano|
|M224 - M228||Viola and piano|
|M229 - M236||Violoncello and piano|
|M237 - M238||Double bass and piano|
|M239||Other string inst. and piano|
|M286 - M287||Two string instruments|
|M310 - M314||Trios for two string instruments and piano|
|M349 - M353||String trios|
|M410 - M414||Quartets for three string instruments and piano|
|M450 - M454||String quartets|
|M510 - M514||Quintets with four string instruments and piano|
|M550 - M554||String quintets|
|Concertos:||orchestra acc.||string orch acc.|
|Double bass concertos||M1018||M1118|
|Other string instruments||M1019||M1119|
Selected SFCM Library Resources
Dolmetsch, Nathalie. The viola da gamba : its origin and history, its technique and musical resources. New York : Hinrichsen Edition, 1962. ML760.D665 V7 1962
Eisler, Edith. 21st-century string quartets. San Anselmo, CA : String Letter Pub., c2000 ML398.E37 T9 2000
Grodner, Murray. Comprehensive Catalogue of Available Literature for the Double Bass. 3rd edition. Bloominggton, IN: Lemar Musical Research, 1964. REF ML128.D72 G8
Homuth, Donald. Cello Music since 1960: A Bibliography. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1994. REF ML128.V795 H7
Lawrence, Ian, 1933- The twentieth-century string quartet: an historical introduction and catalogue. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2001 ML128.C4 L37 2001
Loft, Abram,1922- Violin and keyboard: the duo repertoire. New York, Grossman Publishers, 1973. REF ML1165.V7 L829
Markevitch, Dimitry. The Solo Cello. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1989. ML128.V795 M3
Rabson, Carolyn. Orchestral Excerpts: a Comprehensive Index. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1993. REF ML128.O64 R116
Riley, Maurice. The History of the Viola. Ann Arbor, MI: Braun-Brumfield, 1991, 1993. ML900 .R573
Stowell, Robin. The Cambridge Companion to the Violin. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992. ML800.C35 1992
Stowell, Robin. The Cambridge companion to the cello .Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.ML910.C178 S8 1999
Walden, Valerie. One hundred years of violoncello: a history of technique and performance practice, 1740-1840. New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998. ML915 .W25 1998
Wilkins, Wayne. Index of Violin Music. Magnolia, AR: Music Register, 1970. REF ML128.V79 W6
Zeyringer, Franz. Literatur fur Viola. Hartberg: J. Schonwetter, 1985. REF ML128.V36 Z6 1985
American String Teacher
Chamber Music America
International Society of Bassists
Journal of the American Viola Society
Medical Problems of Performing Artists
Performance Practice Review
American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers
Provides information about the AFVBM including training, stolen instruments, meetings, etc.
Bow and Bowed Stringed Instrument Resource Information
Compiled by stringed instrument maker David Van Zandt, the site offers information regarding violin and bow makers, violin schools, early music, publications, string makers and music societies.
Guild of American Luthiers
This stringed instrument making and repairing organization site includes information on instrument plans, publications, schools & instruction, abstracts from their journal, and other resources.
Internet Cello Society
Provides information about professional and amateur cellists, a newsletter and library, internet links, bulletin board, etc.
Information about instruments for sale, dealers and makers, and stolen instruments. Includes a list of articles from several string periodicals.
Viola da Gamba Society of America
Information about the society, events & workshops, grants, classified ads, and links to other early music sites.
International Society of Double Bassists
Information about the society, conventions, competitions, advertisers, as well as links to related sites.