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Library resources for horn / cor

Library resources for horn / cor


Below are selected research tools for finding music for, and information about, the horn. 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 le catalogue pour obtenir les ressources documentaires complètes. Pour de plus amples renseignements, contactez un employé à temps plein.

Repertoire guides / Guides de répertoire

Anderson, Paul G. and Larry Bruce Campbell. Brass Music Guide: Solo and Study Material in Print. Northfield, IL: Instrumentalist Co., 1984.
REF ML128 W5 A6 1984

Brüchle, Bernhard. Horn-Bibliographie. Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1970-1975.
REF ML128 H67 B8

Haug, Hermann. Bibliography and Discography on Music for Solo Wind Instruments and Orchestra, v.3. Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, Musica Rara, 2004.
ML128 W5 H38 2004

Horne, Aaron. Brass Music of Black Composers: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.
REF ML128 W5 H62 1996

Pinkow, David J. A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Music for Horn and Piano with Analyses of Representative Works. 1983.
REF ML128 H67 P54 1983a

Stubley, Eleanor Victoria. A Guide to Solo French Horn Music by Canadian Composers. Toronto: Canadian Music Centre, in co-operation with the Canadian Music Educators’ Association, 1990.
REF ML128 H67 S78 1990

Ulmer, Marissa L. Bibliography of Twentieth- and Twenty-first Century works for voice, horn, and piano. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.
REF ML128 S3 U46 2007

Books about the horn / Livres sur le cor

Ahrens, Christian. Valved Brasses: The History of an Invention. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2008.
ML933 A3713 2008

Brüchle, Bernhard. A Pictorial History of the Horn. Tutzing: Schneider, 1976.
ML955 B75

Fasman, Mark J. Brass Bibliography: Sources on the History, Literature, Pedagogy, Performance, and Acoustics of Brass Instruments. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.
REF ML128 W5 F3 1990

Humphries, John. The Early Horn: A Practical Guide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
ML955 H86 2000

Morley-Pegge, R. The French Horn: Some Notes on the Evolution of the Instrument and of Its Technique. London: Ernest Benn, 1973.
ML955 M67 1973

Tuckwell, Barry. Horn. London: Macdonald, 1983.
ML955 T82 1983

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online

Periodicals / Périodiques

Brass Bulletin
ML5 B6864

Galpin Society Journal
ML5 G26

Historic Brass Society Journal
ML933 H57

Horn Call
ML1 H617

NACWPI Journal (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors)
ML1 N37x

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M80-M84 Horn solo / Cor seul
M255-M259 Horn and piano / Cor et piano
M288-M289 Duets – 2 wind instruments / Duos – 2 instruments à vent
M290-M291 Duets – wind and string instruments / Duos – instrument à vent et instrument à cordes
M296-M297 Duets – wind and plucked instruments / Duos – instrument à vent et instrument à cordes pincées
M1028-M1029 Horn with orchestra (or piano reduction) / Cor et orchestre
M1128-M1129 Horn with string orchestra (or piano reduction) / Cor et orchestre à cordes
ML128 H67 Horn bibliography / Bibliographie – cor
ML955-ML958 Horn history / Histoire – cor
MT420-MT432 Horn and related instruments studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – cor (et instruments connexes)
MT426 Horn orchestral excerpts / Études d’orchestre – cor
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