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Finding Horn 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 horn (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 (horn and piano music, horn ensembles), etc.:

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. Horn subject headings begin on page 272.

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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
M82 Solo horn music
M257, M259 Horn and piano music
M289 Duets for 2 horns or horn and another wind instrument
M357.4, M362 Trios (including horn)
M457.4 Brass quartets (including horn)
M557 Wind quintets
M557.4 Brass quintets
M1028, M1029 Horn concertos
ML Literature (books) on Music
ML128.B73 Bibliographies of brass music
ML128.C4 Bibliographies of chamber music
ML128.H67 Bibliographies of horn music
ML128.W5 Bibliographies of wind music

ML410

ML955
 

Composer biographies (alphabetical by composer)

Horn history and criticism and construction
 

MT Music instruction and study
MT140 Analytical Guides

MT420, MT422, MT425

Brass instruction and study (method books)

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