Trumpet: A Starting Guide
Part I: Where to Find Trumpet Music in the UNLV Music Library
- Solo trumpet: M85-89
- Trumpet with piano/keyboard: M260-261
- Chamber music including brass (NOTE: Not all works in these areas will include trumpet):
- Duets: M288-291, M296-297
- Trios with keyboard: M315-324, M335-339
- Other trios: M356-364, M375-384
- Quartets with keyboard: M415-424, M435-444
- Other quartets: M455-464, M475-484
- Quintets with keyboard: M515-524, M535-544
- Other quintets: M555-564, M575-584
- Sextets with keyboard: M615-624, M635-644
- Other sextets: M655-664, M675-684
- Septets with keyboard: M715-724, M735-744
- Other septets: M755-764, M775-784
- Octets with keyboard: M815-824, M835-844
- Other octets: M855-864, M875-884
- Nonets with keyboard: M915-924, M935-944
- Other nonets: M955-964, M975-984
- Trumpet with orchestra: M1030-1031
- Trumpet with string orchestra: M1130-1131
- Instruction and study: MT440-448 (Lied Library Stacks)
- Studies and exercises: MT442-445
- Orchestra studies: MT446
- History of the trumpet: ML960-963 (Lied Library Stacks)
See also our list of Brass (Solo & Ensemble) Compact Discs in the Music Library on this site.
Part II: Representative Subject Headings for Trumpet
Note: The headings below do not include the numerous chamber combinations of trumpet with other instruments. For more comprehensive results, perform a keyword search including the term "trumpet."
- Trumpet Music
- Sonatas (Trumpet)
- Trumpet and piano music
- Sonatas (Trumpet and piano)
- Concertos (Trumpet)
- Trumpet with orchestra
- Concertos (Trumpet with string orchestra)
- Trumpet with string orchestra
- Trumpet--Instruction and study
- Trumpet--Studies and exercises
- Trumpet--Orchestra studies
Part III: Useful Sources
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Online). London: Macmillan Reference; New York: Grove's Dictionaries, 2001-
Dale, Delbert A. Trumpet Technique. Oxford [England]: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Includes "repertoire list" (p. 80-102).
Lied Book Stacks MT440 .D34 1985
Carnovale, Norbert. Twentieth-century Music for Trumpet and Orchestra.2nd rev. ed. Nashville, Tenn.: Brass Press, 1994.
Music Ref. ML128.T78 C34 1994
Hardin, Anne F. A Trumpeter's Guide to Orchestral Excerpts. Nashville, Tenn.: W.R. Welch Pub. House, 1977.
Music Ref. ML128.T78 F37
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
Lied Periodicals ML5 .B6864
Lied Periodicals ML1 .C353
Historic Brass Society Journal
Lied Periodicals ML933 .H57
I T G Journal
Lied Periodicals ML1 .I87