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Library resources for violoncello / violoncelle

Library resources for violoncello / violoncelle


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

Homuth, Donald. Cello Music Since 1960: A Bibliography of Solo, Chamber, and Orchestral Works for the Solo Cellist. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, c1994.
REF ML128 V5 H66 1994

Iotti, Oscar. Violin and Violoncello in Duo Without Accompaniment. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1972.
REF ML128 V4 I6

Kenneson, Claude. Bibliography of Cello Ensemble Music. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1974.
REF ML128 V5 K45

Lambooij, Henk, and Michael Feves. A Cellist's Companion: A Comprehensive Catalogue of Cello Literature. Netherlands: Stichting, 2007.
REF ML128 V5 L3 2007

Markevitch, Dimitry. The Solo Cello: A Bibliography of the Unaccompanied Violoncello Literature. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, c1989.
REF ML128 V5 M28 1989

Books about the cello / Livres sur le violoncelle

Cowling, Elizatbeth. The Cello. London: Batsford, 1983.
ML910 C7 1983

Laird, Paul R. The Baroque Cello Revival: An Oral History. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2004.
ML910 L35 2004

Prieto, Carlos. The Adventures of a Cello. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.
ML910 P7513 2006

Pleeth, William. Cello. London: MacDonald & Co., 1982.
ML910 P64 1982

Stowell, Robin, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Cello. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
ML910 C36 1999

Walden, Valerie. One Hundred Years of Violoncello: A History of Technique and Performance Practice, 1740-1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
ML915 W25 1998

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online

Periodicals / Périodiques

American String Teacher
ML27 U5 A8356

Galpin Society Journal
ML5 G26

Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America
ML1 V295

ML5 S89

ML749.5 S87

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M50-M54 Violoncello solo / Violoncelle seul
M229-M236 Violoncello and piano / Violoncelle et piano
M286-M287 Duets – 2 string instruments / Duos – 2 instruments à cordes
M290-M291 Duets – string and wind instruments / Duos – instrument à cordes et instrument à vent
M294-M295 Duets – string and plucked instruments / Duos – instrument à cordes et instrument à cordes pincées
M1016-M1017 Violoncello with orchestra (or piano reduction) / Violoncelle et orchestre
M1116-M1117 Violoncello with string orchestra (or piano reduction) / Violoncelle et orchestre à cordes
ML128 V5 Violoncello bibliography / Bibliographie – violoncelle
ML910-ML915 Violoncello history / Histoire – violoncelle
MT300-MT318 Violoncello studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – violoncelle
MT306 Violoncello orchestral excerpts / Études d’orchestre – violoncelle
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