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Oboe and English Horn: A Starting Guide

Part I: Where to Find Oboe Music in the UNLV Music Library (including English Horn)
  • Solo Oboe: M65-69
  • Solo English horn: M110.E5
  • Oboe with piano/keyboard: M245-247
  • English horn with piano/keyboard: M270.E5, M271.E5
  • Chamber music including woodwinds (NOTE: Not all works in these areas will include oboe or English horn):
    • Duets: M288-291, M296-297
    • Trios:
      • Trios with keyboard: M315-324, M335-339
      • Other trios: M356-364, M375-384
    • Quartets:
      • Quartets with keyboard: M419-424, M435-439
      • Other quartets: M455-464, M475-484
    • Quintets:
      • Quintets with keyboard: M519-524, M535-539
      • Other quintets: M555-564, M575-584
    • Quintets:
      • Quintets with keyboard: M519-524, M535-539
      • Other quintets: M555-564, M575-584
    • Sextets:
      • Sextets with keyboard: M619-624, M635-639
      • Other sextets: M655-664, M675-684
    • Septets:
      • Septets with keyboard: M719-724, M735-739
      • Other septets: M755-764, M775-784
    • Octets:
      • Octets with keyboard: M819-824, M835-839
      • Other octets: M855-864, M875-884
    • Nonets:
      • Nonets with keyboard: M919-924, M935-939
      • Other nonets: M955-964, M975-984
  • Oboe with orchestra: M1022-1023
  • Oboe with string orchestra: M1122-1123
  • Candenzas (Oboe): M1022.5, M1122.5
  • English horn with orchestra: M1034.E5, M1035.E5
  • English horn with string orchestra: M1134.E5, M1135.E5
  • Cadenzas (English horn): M1034.5.E5
  • Instruction and study (Oboe): MT360-368 (Lied Library Stacks)
  • Studies and exercises (Oboe): MT360-368 (Music Library)
  • Instruction and study (English horn): MT376 (Lied Library Stacks)
  • Studies and exercises (English horn): MT376 (Music Library)
  • Orchestra studies: MT386
  • History of the oboe/English horn: ML940-943 (Lied Library Stacks)

See also our list of Oboe/English Horn Compact Discs in the Music Library on this site.

Part II: Representative Subject Headings for Oboe (English Horn)

Note: The headings below do not include the numerous chamber combinations of oboe (English horn) with other instruments. For more comprehensive results, perform a keyword search including the term(s) "oboe (English horn)."

Oboe
English Horn
Part III: Useful Sources

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Online). London: Macmillan Reference; New York: Grove's Dictionaries, 2001-
Internet Access

Oboe/English Horn

Gifford, Virginia Snodgrass. Music for Oboe, Oboe d'Amore, and English Horn. (The music reference collection ; no. 1) Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983.
Music Ref. ML128.O2 G5 1983

Haynes, Bruce. Music for Oboe, 1650-1800: a bibliography. 2nd ed., rev. and exp. Berkeley, Calif.: Fallen Leaf Press, c1992.
Music Ref. ML128.O2 H55 1992

McMullen, William Wallace. Soloistic English Horn LIterature From 1736-1984. (Juilliard performance guides ; no. 4) Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon Press, c1994.
Music Ref. ML128.O2 M3 1994

Ensemble Repertoire

Cobbett, Walter Willson. Cobbett's Cyclopedic Survey of Chamber Music. Oxford [England]; New York: Oxford University Press, 1988, c1963.
Music Ref. ML1100 .C7 1988

Cohn, Arthur. The Literature of Chamber Music. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Hinshaw, c1997.
Music Ref. ML1100 .C78 1997

Gillaspie, Jon A., Marshall Stoneham, David Lindsey Clark. Wind Ensemble Catalog. (Music reference collection ; no. 63) Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Music Ref. ML128.W5 G52 1998

Part IV: Periodicals

The Double Reed
Lied Periodicals ML929.D69

Journal / International Double Reed Society
Lied Periodicals ML1 .I718

The Woodwind Quarterly
Lied Periodicals ML929 .W66

Chamber Music
Lied Periodicals ML1 .C353