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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 clarinet (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 (clarinet and piano music, clarinet 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. Clarinet subject headings begin on page 148.

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 clarinet 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:

M72 Solo clarinet music
M250, M252 Clarinet and piano music
M288, M289 Wind duets
M291 Wind and string duets
M356, M357 Wind trios
M457.2 Wind quartets
M557 Wind quintets
M1024 Clarinet concertos with orchestra or chamber orchestra

M1124, M1125


Clarinet concertos with string orchestra


ML Literature (books) on music
Ref. ML128.C4 Bibliographies of chamber music
Ref. ML128.C58 Bibliographies of clarinet music
Ref. ML128.W5    Bibliographies of woodwind ensembles
Ref. ML132 Graded lists of music
ML410 Composer biographies (alphabetical by composer)
ML945 Clarinet history and criticism



Books about chamber music


MT Music instruction and study
MT140+ Analytical guides for chamber music

MT380,MT382, MT385


Clarinet method books

Clarinet orchestral excerpts

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