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Library resources for oboe / hautbois

Library resources for oboe / hautbois


Below are selected research tools for finding music for, and information about, the oboe. 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

Gifford, Virginia Snodgrass. Music for Oboe, Oboe d’Amore, and English Horn: A Bibliography of Materials at the Library of Congress. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983.
REF ML128 O2 G5 1983

Haug, Hermann. Bibliography and Discography on Music for Solo Wind Instruments and Orchestra. 3 vols. Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel / Musica Rara, c2004.
ML 128 W5 H38 2004

Haynes, Bruce. Catalogue of Chamber Music for the Oboe, 1654-c.1825. [The Hague]: Haynes, c1980.
REF ML128 O2 H39 1980

Haynes, Bruce. Music for Oboe 1650-1800: A Bibliography. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, c1992.
REF ML128 O2 H55 1992 and ML128 O2 H55 1992

Hošek, Miroslav. Oboen-Bibliographie. Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, c1975-.
REF ML128 O2 H7

McMullen, William Wallace. Soloistic English Horn Literature from 1736-1984. Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon Press, c1994.
REF ML128 O2 M3 1994

Wilkins, Wayne. The Index of Oboe Music Including the Index of Baroque Trio Sonatas. Magnolia, AR: Music Register, c1976.
REF ML128 O2 W5

Books about the oboe / Livres sur le hautbois

Bate, Philip. The Oboe: An Outline of its History, Development, and Construction. New York: W. W. Norton, 1975.
ML940 B37 1975

Burgess, Geoffrey, and Bruce Haynes. The Oboe. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004.
ML940 B87 2004

Fleurot, François. Le hautbois dans la musique française 1650-1800. Paris: Picard, c1984.
ML940 F52 1984

Girard, Alain. Le roseau chantant : une introduction à la confection d’anches de hautbois = The Singing Reed: An Introduction to Reed Making. Basel: Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, 1983.
ML941 G57 1983

Haynes, Bruce. The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy 1640-1760. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
ML940 H39 2001

Leclair, Jacqueline. Oboe Secrets: 75 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Oboist and English Horn Player. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013.
MT360 L43 2013 and online

Ledet, David A. Oboe Reed Styles: Theory and Practice. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981.
ML941 L4

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online

Oboe bibliography (Sibley Music Library, Eastman School of Music)

Periodicals / Périodiques

Double Reed
ML931 D6

Early Music
ML5 E18

Galpin Society Journal
ML5 G26

ML1 I714

Journal of the International Double Reed Society

Das Orchester
ML5 O68

ML1 A7283

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M65-M69 Oboe solo / Hautbois seule
M245-M247 Oboe and piano / Hautbois 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
M1022-M1023 Oboe with orchestra / Hautbois et orchestre
M1122-M1123 Oboe with string orchestra / Hautbois et orchestre à cordes
ML128 O2 Oboe bibliography / Bibliographie – hautbois
ML940-ML943 Oboe history / Histoire – hautbois
MT360-MT379 Oboe studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – hautbois
MT366 Oboe orchestral excerpts / Études d’orchestre – hautbois
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