Skip to Main Content

Finding Music: Browse Shelves and Online

Browse Online by Subject

In the library catalog, the SUBJECT searches below will yield music, books, and ebooks concerning the bassoon (this is not a complete list).

Remember to use the options on the left side of the results page to refine your search by format or other parameter(s): Music Score, Music Recording, Subject (bassoon and piano music, basson ensembles), etc.:

If you find a piece you want in the catalog, click on the "Subjects" tab in the record to see 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. Bassoon subject headings begin on page 101.

Browse the Shelves [The call number links in this box are temporarily unavailable.]

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 bassoon music in a particular medium, these classifications can guide you as you browse the shelves (this is not a complete list):

By Library of Congress Call Number:

M77 Solo bassoon music
M254 Bassoon and piano music
M288+ Wind duets
M289 Bassoon and clarinet music
M291 Bassoon and one other instrument
M356+ Wind trios
M457.2+ Wind quartets
M557+ Wind quintets
M1026 Bassoon concertos with orchestra or chamber orchestra



Bassoon concertos with string orchestra


ML Literature (books) on music
Ref. ML128.C4 Bibliographies of chamber music
Ref. ML128.B26 Bibliographies of bassoon music
Ref. ML128.W5    Bibliographies of woodwind ensembles
Ref. ML132 Graded lists of music
ML410 Composer biographies (alphabetical by composer name)
ML 950 Bassoon history and criticism




Bassoon reed making

Books about chamber music


MT Music instruction and study
MT140+ Analytical guides for chamber music
MT406 Bassoon orchestral excerpts
MT400 Bassoon instruction and study (Method books)

UNC Catalog Search with Links

Advanced Search | New Books | WorldCat