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trumpet

internet resources

International Trumpet Guild
ITG Journal index, competitions and conferences, employment page, youth site.
Trumpet Lecture
This is a short lecture on the history of trumpets.
Trumpet Topics
“Trumpet Topics is a page linked to mini-essays on various aspects of improving one’s skills on the trumpet.”
Trumpet Players International Network
This “electronic mailing list community of trumpet players,” housed at Oklahoma City University, connects trumpet players across the world.

selected library holdings - current periodicals

ITG Journal (Journal of the International Trumpet Guild). [Nashville]: International Trumpet Guild. In8natrj

selected library holdings - books, scores, and audiovisuals by topic

bibliographies and discographies

Cansler, Philip T. Twentieth-century Music for Trumpet and Organ. Nashville: Brass Press, 1984. 016.7857281.C166t

Carnovale, Norbert and Paul F. Doerksen. Twentieth-century Music for Trumpet and Orchestra, 2nd revised edition. Brass Press, 1994. SERIALS .In8natrj V.18 1994 FEB

Erdmann, Thomas R. An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to the Published Trumpet Music of Sigmund Hering. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1997. 927.8.h324a

Hiller, Albert. Music for Trumpets from Three Centuries (c. 1600 - after 1900). Koln: W. G. Haas, 1993. 788.1.H557tE1

Lowrey, Alvin. Lowrey’s International Trumpet Discography. Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1990. 016.7881.L955L 2 vols.

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history, performance, and pedagogy

Altenburg, Johann Ernst. Essay On an Introduction to the Heroic and Musical Trumpeters’ and Kettledrummers’ Art. Nashville: Brass Press, 1974. 788.1.A1-79vEt

Barbour, J. Murray. Trumpets, Horns, and Music. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, 1964. 788.1.B236t

Bate, Philip. The Trumpet and Trombone: an outline of their history, development, and construction, 2nd ed. London: E. Benn; New York: W. W. Norton, 1978. 788.01.B316t 1978

Bendinelli, Cesare. The Entire Art of Trumpet Playing. Nashville: Brass Press, 1975. 788.1.B433tEt

Dale, Delbert A. Trumpet Technique. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. 788.1.D152t 1985

Dahlqvist, Reine. The Keyed Trumpet and Its Greatest Virtuoso, Anton Weidinger. Nashville: Brass Press, 1975. 788.1.D138k

Deutsch, Maury. The Extended Trumpet Range. New York: Charles Colin, 1975. MT442.D489.Ex84.

Eichborn, Hermann Ludwig. The Old Art of Clarino Playing On Trumpets. Nashville: Brass Press, 1976. 788.1.Ei22aEs

Fantini, Girolamo. Method for Learning to Play the Trumpet In a Warlike Way As Well As Musically. Nashville: Brass Press, 1975. 788.1.F218mEt

Johnson, Keith. The Art of Trumpet Playing. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1981. 788.1.J633a

Lillya, Clifford P. Trumpet (cornet) technic. Montrose, CA: Balquhidder Music, 1995. 788.1.L628t

Menke, Werner. History of the Trumpet of Bach and Handel. Nashville: Brass Press, 1972. 788.10932.M526hEa

Naylor, Tom L. The Trumpet and Trombone In Graphic Arts, 1500-1800. Nashville: Brass Press, 1979. 788.12.N235t

Ruettiger, Justin. Technique of Tone Production for Trumpet. New York: Vantage Press, 1976. 788.1.R837t

Sherman, Roger C. The Trumpeter’s Handbook: a comprehensive guide to playing and teaching the trumpet. Athens, OH: Accura Music, 1979. 788.1071.Sh56t

Smithers, Don L. The Music and History of the Baroque Trumpet Before 1721, 2nd ed. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988. 788.109 Sm68m

Tarr, Edward H. The Trumpet. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1988. 788.1.T176t

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horn

internet resources

French Horn.net
Guide to horn playing, horn history, maintenance, jokes, pictures, fingering chart, scales, and more links.
French Horn (article with links)
This is a short article on how to care for and use a french horn.
Horn FAQs
This page describes itself as “a collection of commonly-asked questions about the French Horn.”
Hornplayer.net
Free classifieds, teachers database, orchestra section listings, information archive, quality used horns, links page with “best horn sites on the ‘net.”
International Horn Society
Access selected articles from The Horn Call, biographies of horn players, recommended web sites, horns for sale, news and events, and more.

selected library holdings - books, scores, and audiovisuals

bibliographies and discographies

Bruchle, Bernhard. Horn Bibliographie. Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1970. 016.7884.B832h

history, performance, and pedagogy

Farkas, Philip. The Art of French Horn Playing: a treatise on the problems and techniques of French horn playing. Evanston, IL: Summy-Birchard, 1956. 788.41.F228a

Gregory, Robin. The Horn: a comprehensive guide to the modern instrument and its music, revised and enlarged edition. New York: F. A. Praeger, 1969. 788.4108.G862h

Humphries, John. The Early Horn: a practical guide. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 788.4.H889e

Janetzky, Kurt and Bernhard Bruchle, translated by James Chater. The Horn. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1988. 788.41.J254hEc

Morley-Pegge, R. The French Horn: some notes on the evolution of the instrument and of its technique. New York: Philosophical Library, 1960. 788.41.M827f

Schuller, Gunther. Horn Technique, 2nd ed. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 788.407.Sch81h, 1992.

Tuckwell, Barry. Horn. New York: Schirmer Books, 1983. 788.41.T799h

Tuckwell, Barry. Playing the Horn: a practical guide. London: Oxford University Press, 1978. 788.41.T799p

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trombone

internet resources

International Trombone Association
ITA Directory (all kinds of trombone resources), news and events, competitions and awards, ITA Journal access (for members only).
Online Trombone Journal
This sites is “dedicated to providing free access to quality information about the trombone and the people who play it.” News, arrticles, forum, store, orchestral sections, trombonists directory.
Trombone Page of the World
Biographies, alphabetical listing of professional trombonists, MP3 sound clips, workshops and events, jazz links and information.

selected library holdings - current periodicals

International Trombone Association Journal. Denton, TX: International Trombone Association. In8natoj

selected library holdings - books, scores, and audiovisuals by topic

bibliographies and discographies

Arling, Harry J. Trombone Chamber Music: an annotated bibliography, 2nd ed., revised and enlarged. Nashville: Brass Press, 1983. 016.7882.Ar52t 1983

Everett, Thomas G. Annotated Guide to Bass Trombone Literature, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged. Nashville: Brass Press, 1985. 016.7882.Ev27a 1985

Kagarice, Vern. Solos for the Student Trombonist: an annotated bibliography. Nashville: Brass Press, 1979. 016.7882.So47f

history, performance, and pedagogy

Bate, Philip. The Trumpet and Trombone: an outline of their history, development and construction, 2nd ed. London: E. Benn; New York: W. W. Norton, 1978. 788.01.B316t 1978

Dempster, Stuart. The Modern Trombone: a definition of its idioms. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970. 788.2.D399m

Fink, Reginald H. Introducing the Alto Clef for Trombone. Athens, OH: Accura Music, 1969. MT462.F495.In8 A179

Fink, Reginald H. Introducing the Tenor Clef for Trombone (Bassoon). Athens, OH: Accura Music, 1968. MT462.F495.In8 T258

Fink, Reginald H. The Trombonist’s Handbook: a complete guide to playing and teaching the trombone. Athens, OH: Accura Music, 1977. 788.20712.F495t

Gregory, Robin. The Trombone: the instrument and its music. New York: Praeger, 1973. 788.2.G862t

Griffiths, John R. The Low Brass GuIde. Hackensack, NJ: Jerona Music Corp., 1980. 788.01.G875-1

Lane, G. B. The Trombone: an annotated bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1999. 016.7882.L241t

Wick, Dennis. Trombone Technique, 2nd impression, revised. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1973. 788.2.W632t, 1973

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tuba & euphonium

internet resources

International Tuba-Euphonium Association
Free access to news and events, employment listings, youth page, links. Pedagogy Class and Performance Lab resources are for ITEA members only.
Tuba News
Articles, player profiles, monthly contest, instrument database, event calendar, classifieds, more. Downloads are for registered users only.

selected library holdings - books, scores, and audiovisuals

bibliographies and discographies

Griffiths, John R. The Low Brass Guide. Hackensack, NJ: Jerona Music Corp., 1980. 788.01.G875-1

Louder, Earle L. Euphonium Music Guide. Evanston, IL: Instrumentalist Co., 1978. 016.78844.L926e

Morris, R. Winston, and Edward R. Goldstein. The Tuba Source Book. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. 016.78848.M833ts

history, performance, and pedagogy

Mason, J. Kent. The Tuba Handbook. Toronto: Sonante Publications, 1977. 788.48.M381t