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Author and Title Searching

To find books, recordings, or scores (printed music) by a specific composer, try an AUTHOR search of the individual's name (Last, First).

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Or try a TITLE search of the composition or song.

Books, Subject Search Terms

Try these terms in a SUBJECT Search to find specific Trumpet and Horn books:

Horn Subject Terms

Horn (Musical Instrument) -- Construction

Horn (Musical Instrument) -- Instruction and study

Horn (Musical Instrument) -- Methods

Horn (Musical Instrument) -- Periodicals

Horn (Musical Instrument) -- Studies and exercises

Getting Started

When searching for a specific score, recording, book or DVD, the most essential step any music library user must take is to designate the Material Type in the Library Catalog's Advanced Search menu:

Using this feature allows you narrow your search to ONE TYPE of item so you can browse through broad searches more easily, or improve the accuracy of refined search results.

Scores, Subject Search Terms

Try these terms in a SUBJECT Search to find specific Trumpet and Horn scores:

Sample subject headings for solo trumpet or horn music: 

  • Sonatas (horn)
  • Suites (horn)
  • Variations (horn)
  • Horn music

Sample subject headings for music for trumpet or horn and piano:

  • Rondos (horn and piano)
  • Sonatas (horn and piano)
  • Suites (horn and piano)
  • Variations (horn and piano)
  • Horn and piano music

Sample subject headings for duets:

  • Horn music (horns (2))
  • Trumpet and horn music

Sample subject headings for chamber ensembles:

  • Brass trios
  • Brass quartets
  • Brass quintets
  • Brass sextets
  • Brass octets
  • Suites
  • Variations

Subject headings for trumpet or horn and orchestra:

  • Concertos (horn)
  • Concertos (horn) -- solo with piano
  • Horn with orchestra
  • Rondos (horn with orchestra)

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