Finding Trumpet Music: Browse Shelves and Online

Browse Online by Subject

In the online catalog, the SUBJECT searches below will yield books and music concerning the trumpet (this is not a complete list). Refine your results by format, etc. using the parameters on the left of the results page:

If you find a piece you want in the online catalog, go to the Subjects tab and click on the hyperlinks to see other similar works.

A complete list of subject headings can be found in Music Subject Headings, which is bound in red and kept on the index table in the Reference Room. Trumpet subject headings begin on page 545.

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Browse the Shelves

Because printed music and books are classified - that is, grouped with similar items on the shelf - browsing can be an effective method for finding what you want.

If you're looking for trumpet music in a particular medium, these classifications can guide you in the stacks (this is not a complete list):

By Library of Congress Call Number:

M Printed Music
M86, M87 Solo trumpet music
M260, M261 Trumpet and piano music
M288, M289 Trumpet duets
M298 Trumpet and percussion music
M357.4 Brass trios
M457.4 Brass quartets
M557.4 Brass quintets
Trumpet with orchestra or chamber orchestra
ML Literature (books) on Music
ML128.B73 Bibliographies of brass music
ML128.C4 Bibliographies of chamber music
ML128.T78 Bibliographies of trumpet music
ML128.W5 Bibliographies of wind music
Trumpet history and criticism and construction
MT Music instruction and study
MT140 Analytical Guides
MT440 Trumpet instruction and study (method books)
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