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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 saxophone (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 (saxophone and piano music, saxophone ensemble), 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. Saxophone subject headings begin on page 446.

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 saxophone 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
M106, M107 Solo saxophone music
M268, M269 Music for saxophone and piano, saxophone sonatas
M456, M457, M458, M459 Wind or brass quartets
M1034.S4 Saxophone concertos
ML Literature (books) on Music
ML128.S247 Bibliographies of saxophone music
ML156.4.S3 Discographies of saxophone music
ML975 Saxophone History
MT Music instruction and study

MT500, MT505


Saxophone instruction and study

Orchestral excerpts

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