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Brass Instruments: Call Numbers & Subject Headings

Basic resources for finding information on and music for brass instruments

Call Numbers & Subject Headings

Use the Library of Congress call numbers given below to browse the shelves for books and music; or you can use the  InfoKat Discovery Browse Search.   Set the drop-down menu in the yellow tab to Browse by Library of Congress call numbers. See instructions on browse searching in the box below score and book call number boxes.

When searching online by subject, use the Library of Congress subject headings below in an InfoKat Discovery Subject Browse search or an InfoKat Discovery Advanced Subject search.

Call Numbers for Scores

M110 .B33             Solo baritone/euphonium

M288--M289          Duos, 2 wind instruments

M270 .B37
      &                     Baritone/euphonium & piano
M271 .B37            

M315--M319        Trios, keyboard & 2 wind instruments

M355--M359         Trios, wind instruments

M455--M459         Quartets, wind instruments

M555--M559         Quintets, wind instruments

M1034 .B37          Bartione/euphonium & orchestra (full score)

M1035 .B37          Baritone/euphonium & piano (piano reduction)

M1134 .B37          Baritone/euphonium & string orchestra (full score)

M1135 .B37          Baritone/euphonium & piano (piano reduction)

Call Numbers for Books

ML970       Tuba & Baritone/Euphonium (general studies, history, etc.)

ML971       Tuba & Baritone/Euphonium (construction & repair)

Call Number Browse Search

If you already know the call number of the genre or medium you are looking for, try these steps to browse the shelves online:

  • Go to InfoKat Discovery Browse search
  • Set the drop-down menu in the yellow tab to Browse by Library of Congress call numbers
  • Type in a call number, for example, MT420, and you'll retrieve books about horn instruction and study that the library owns.

Subject Headings for Scores & Recordings

InfoKat Discovery Subject Browse--Just type in the following using "baritone" or "euphonium" and you'll get a listing of each genre with baritone or euphonium and various instruments.

For example, browse Suites (Euphonium) and you'll also see:
   Suites (Euphonium and piano)
   Suites (Euphoniums (2), tubas(2))

Or, browse Brass quintets to get the following combinations:
   Brass quintets (Baritone, cornet, horn, trombone, tuba)
   Brass quintets (Cornets (2), euphonium, piano, trombone)

and other headings.

Additional subject headings to browse:
   Brass quintets
   Brass trios
   Concertos (Euphonium)
   Euphonium music  use for solo horn music
   Euphonium and piano music
   Sonatas (Euphonium)
   Suites (Baritone)
   Variations (Euphonium)
   Wind quintets

Subject Headings for Books & Pedagogical Materials

Type the following search terms in InfoKat Discovery Subject Browse and you'll get a listing of books about the horn with different subheadings:

Will also retrieve
   Euphonium -- History
   Euphonium -- Instruction and study
and others.

Baritone (Musical instrument)
Will also retrieve
   Baritone (Musical instrument) -- Methods
and others.