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Library resources for saxophone

Library resources for saxophone


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

Gee, Harry R. Saxophone Soloists and Their Music, 1844-1985: An Annotated Bibliography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.
REF ML128 S247 G4 1986

Haug, Hermann. Bibliography and Discography on Music for Solo Wind Instruments and Orchestra, v.2. Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, Musica Rara, 2004.
ML128 W5 H38 2004

Londeix, Jean-Marie. A Comprehensive Guide to the Saxophone Repertoire, 1844-2003 = Répertoire universel de musique pour saxophone, 1844-2003. Cherry Hill, NJ: Roncorp, 2003.
REF ML128 S247 L63 2003

Londeix, Jean-Marie. 125 ans de musique pour saxophone: répertoire general des œuvres et des ouvrages d’enseignement pour le saxophone = 125 Years of Music for Saxophone: Bibliographical Index of Music and Educational Literature for the Saxophone. Paris: A. Leduc, 1971.
REF ML128 S247 L6

Wilkins, Wayne. The Index of Saxophone Music. Magnolia, AR: Music Register, 1979.
REF ML128 S247 W5

Books about the saxophone / Livres sur le saxophone

Billard, François. Histoires du saxophone. Castelnau-le-Lez: Climats, 1995.
ML975 B54 1995

Gray, John. Fire Music: A Bibliography of the New Jazz, 1959-1990. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.
REF ML128 J3 G7 1991

Ingham, Richard, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Saxophone. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
ML975 C36 1998

Perrin, Marcel. Le saxophone: son histoire, sa technique et son utilization dans l’orchestre. Paris: Editions d’aujourd’hui, 1977.
ML975 P4 1977

Segell, Michael. The Devil's Horn: The Story of the Saxophone, from Noisy Novelty to King of Cool. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
ML975 S44 2005

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online

Periodicals / Périodiques

Galpin Society Journal
ML5 G26

ML1 I714

Jazz Magazine
ML5 J39

ML3505.8 J427

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

Saxophone Journal
ML976 S28

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M105-M109 Saxophone solo / Saxophone seul
M268-M269 Saxophone and piano / Saxophone 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
M1034 S4 / M1035 S4 Saxophone with orchestra (or piano reduction) / Saxophone et orchestre
M1134 S4 / M1135 S4 Saxophone with string orchestra (or piano reduction) / Saxophone et orchestre à cordes
ML128 S247 Saxophone bibliography / Bibliographie – saxophone
ML975-ML978 Saxophone history / Histoire – saxophone
MT500-MT510 Saxophone and related instruments studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – saxophone (et instruments connexes)
MT506 Saxophone orchestral excerpts / Études d’orchestre – saxophone
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