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Library resources for wind chamber music

This guide serves as a starting point or browsing tool for finding music for, and information about, woodwind ensembles. Be sure to consult the guides for individual woodwind instruments and the other chamber music guides. Consult the McGill Library catalogue for complete holdings information. If you have further questions, please contact a member of the full-time staff for assistance.

Ce guide sert de point de départ ou d’outil de navigation. Consultez les guides pour chaque instrument à vent et les autres guides qui s'adressent à la musique de chambre. Consultez le catalogue pour obtenir les ressources documentaires complètes. Pour de plus amples renseignements, contactez un employé à temps plein.

Books and repertoire guides / Livres et guides de répertoire

Baron, John H. Chamber Music: A Research and Information Guide, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2002.
REF ML128 C4 B37 2002

Berger, Melvin. Guide to Chamber Music. Mineola, NY: Dover, c2001.
REF ML1100 B45 2001

Clark, David Lindsey. Appraisals of Original Wind Music: A Survey and Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.
ML128 W5 C6 1999

Gillaspie, Jon A., Marshall Stoneham, and David Lindsey Clark. The Wind Ensemble Catalog. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
REF ML128 W5 G52 1998

Glencross, Laurie. An Annotated Bibliography of Woodwind Quintet Music by Canadian Composers. D.Mus. thesis, Florida State University, 2000.
ML128 C4 G54 2000a

Secrist-Schmedes, Barbera. Wind Chamber Music: For Two to Sixteen Winds; An Annotated Guide. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002.
REF ML128 W5 S43 2002

Secrist-Schmedes, Barbera. Wind Chamber Music: Winds with Piano and Woodwind Quintets: An Annotated Guide. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996.
REF ML128 C4 S43 1996

Stoneham, A. M. (Marshall), Jon A. Gillaspie, and David Lindsey Clark. Wind Ensemble Sourcebook and Biographical Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.
REF ML128 W5 S76 1997

Wilkins, Wayne. The Index of Bassoon Music Including the Index of Baroque Trio Sonatas. Magnolia, AR: Music Register, c1976.
REF ML128 B25 W5

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Music-In-Print

The Marvin Duchow Music Library is home to the Bruce Bower Collection, a substantial collection of bassoon music (scores and parts) donated by Bruce Bower, former Montreal Symphony Orchestra member and McGill bassoon professor. Solo repertoire is located in the Music Library and is accessible through the Gertrude Whitley Performance Library (consult the Bruce Bower Catalogue for holdings).

The Clarinet String Quartet: A Reference Tool for String Quartet with Clarinet

Periodicals / Périodiques

Chamber Music
ML1 C353

Double Reed
ML931 D6

NACWPI Journal
ML1 N37x

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M300-M386 Trios – one or more woodwind instruments / Trios – un bois ou plus
M357.2 Woodwind trios / Trios de bois
M400-M486 Quartets – one or more woodwind instruments / Quatuors – un bois ou plus
M457.2 Woodwind quartets / Quatuors de bois
M500-M986 Quintets and larger ensembles – one or more woodwind instruments / Quintettes et grandes ensembles – un bois ou plus
M557.2 Woodwind quintets / Quintettes de bois
M657.2 Woodwind sextets / Sextuors de bois
M757.2 Woodwind septets / Septuors de bois
M857.2 Woodwind octets / Octuors de bois
M957.2 Woodwind nonets / Ensembles de bois
   
ML128 C4 Chamber music bibliography / Bibliographie – musique de chambre
ML128 W5 Wind instrument bibliography / Bibliographie – instruments à vent
ML931 Woodwind history / Histoire – bois
ML1100-ML1165 Chamber music history / Histoire – musique de chambre
MT140-MT145 Chamber music analytical guides / Analyse et appreciation – musique de chambre
MT728 Chamber music studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – musique de chambre

 

 

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