Instrument and Voice Guides

Call numbers for tuba music

  • M95-M99: Tuba alone
    • M95: Collections (more than one composer)
    • M96: Original works - collections (one composer)
    • M97: Original works - separate works
    • M98: Arrangements - collections (one composer)
    • M99: Arrangements - separate works
  • M264-M265: Tuba with piano accompaniment
    • M264: Collections
    • M265: Separate works
  • M288-M289: Duets for two wind instruments (of all kinds)
    • M288: Collections
    • M289: Separate works
  • M290-M291: Duets - one stringed and one wind instrument
  • M296-M297: Duets - one wind and one plucked instrument
  • M315-M319: Piano and two wind instruments
  • M320-M324: Piano, one string, and one wind instrument
  • M335-M339: Piano, one wind, and one plucked instrument
  • M355-M359: Three wind instruments
  • M360-M364: Three stringed and wind instruments
  • M375-M379: Three wind and plucked instruments
  • M380-M384: Three stringed, wind, and plucked instruments

Quartets, quintets, sextets, septets, octets, and nonets follow similar patterns (in the M400s, 500s, 600s, 700s, 800s, and 900s, respectively).
 

Concertos and similar pieces:

  • M1034.T8: Tuba with full orchestra - full scores
  • M1034.5.T8: Cadenzas for works for tuba with full orchestra
  • M1035.T8: Tuba with full orchestra - piano reductions
  • M1134.T8: Tuba with string orchestra - full scores
  • M1034.5.T8: Cadenzas for works for tuba with string orchestra
  • M1035.T8: Tuba with string orchestra - piano reductions
     

Studies and methods:

  • MT480: General works
  • MT482: Systems and methods
  • MT483: Teaching pieces
  • MT484: Instructive editions
  • MT485: Studies and exercises
  • MT486: Orchestral studies (excerpts)
  • MT487: Two tubas
  • MT488: Self-instructors

Subject headings for tuba music

Use this list of subjects to get started searching in the Libraries catalog:

Solo tuba music: 

  • sonatas (tuba)
  • suites (tuba)
  • variations (tuba)
  • [fill in this blank with the genre of composition you're looking for] (tuba)
  • tuba music

Tuba and piano music:

  • rondos (tuba and piano)
  • sonatas (tuba and piano)
  • suites (tuba and piano)
  • variations (tuba and piano)
  • [fill in this blank with the genre of composition you're looking for] (tuba and piano)
  • tuba and piano music

Duets:

  • tubas (2)
  • trombone and tuba music
  • trumpet and tuba music
  • horn and tuba music
  • etc.

Trios:

  • brass trios (trumpet, trombone, tuba) [also try other combinations of instruments with tuba]
  • wind trios [use this subject heading to search for mixed brass and woodwind, various combinations of instruments]
    • wind trios (saxophone, clarinet, tuba)
    • wind trios (flute, horn, tuba)
    • wind trios (tubas (2), bassoon)
    • etc.
  • trios [this subject heading will lead you to various combinations of stringed, brass, woodwind, etc. instruments]
    • trios (violin, tubas (2))
    • trios (trumpet, tuba, percussion)
    • etc.
       

Quartets [follow this pattern for quintets, sextets, septets, octets, and nonets]:

  • brass quartets [this subject heading will return a list of various combinations of brass instruments, e.g. tubas (2), trombones (2)]
  • wind quartets [this subject heading will return a list of various combinations of brass and woodwind instruments]
  • suites [this subject heading will return a list of various combinations of instruments]
  • variations [this subject heading will return a list of various combinations of instruments]
  • wind quartets [mixed brass and woodwind, various combinations]
     

Tuba and orchestra:

  • concertos (tuba)
  • concertos (tuba solo with piano)
  • tuba with orchestra
  • concertos (tuba with string orchestra)
  • rondos (tuba with orchestra)
  • [fill in this blank with the genre you're looking for] (tuba with orchestra)

 

Last Updated: Jun 8, 2022 1:08 PM