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If you're looking for new repertoire to perform, it is often helpful to browse the Music Library's scores. The following call number ranges are for bassoon music; individual works within these numbers are arranged alphabetically by composer or arranger:
M75-M79, bassoon alone
M253-M254, bassoon and piano
M1026, bassoon with orchestra (full score)
M1027, bassoon with orchestra (piano reduction)
M1126, bassoon with string orchestra (full score)
M1127, bassoon with string orchestra (piano reduction)
Music Bibliographies for Bassoon:
Bibliographies compile lists of materials by topic. The Music Library owns several bibliographies of bassoon music that can help you to find repertoire by composer, difficulty level, etc.
Music for Unaccompanied Solo Bassoon by Jon P. Beebe
Call Number: Music Reference, ML128 .B26 B43 1990
Publication Date: 1990-07-01
The Paris Conservatoire and the Contest Solos for Bassoon by Kristine K. Fletcher
Call Number: Music Reference, ML128 .B26 F6 1988
Publication Date: 1988-03-01
Bassoon Bibliography by Bodo Koenisgbeck
Call Number: Music Reference, ML128 .B26 K64 1994
Publication Date: 1994
Books on the Bassoon:
In addition to the titles listed below, you can browse for books about the bassoon in the following call number ranges:
ML419, Biographies of instrumentalists
ML 940 - ML 943, oboe - general, history and construction, music and playing
Check out the Library Search which finds print and electronic items, including journal and newspaper articles, book chapters, books, reviews, legal documents, and much more. Note: Due to licensing restrictions, some content is only available to current students, faculty, and staff.
Bassoon Family-Fingering Companion - Authored by Terry B. Ewell and maintained by the International Double Reed Society, this is an online index featuring fingerings for both Heckel-system and Buffet-system bassoons, historical bassoons, contrabassoons, and other double reeds.
The WWW Bassoon Reed Project - A web project sponsored by the International Double Reed Society and Scrapes Journal, this site features descriptions and color photographs of reeds made and used by professional bassoonists.
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