Below is a list of searches using subject headings that may prove useful when searching for oboe materials in VuFind, the online library catalog. Using quotation marks will return results containing the exact phrasing of the subject heading.
The Cambridge Companion to the Clarinet is a practical guide to the world of the clarinet. It offers students and performers a composite survey of the history and repertoire of the instrument from its origins to the present day, as well as practical guidance on teaching and performing.
This book written by scholar and musician Jane Ellsworth covers the clarinet's history (including both modern and historical instruments, common and rare), acoustics, construction, fingering systems and mechanisms, and techniques, as well as its more important performers, makers, and scholars.
A collection of essays written by specialists and performers in the field of music and musicology, The Versatile Clarinet examines the evolution of the clarinet and clarinet playing throughout the instrument's history. The Versatile Clarinet is wide-ranging survey of the types of music that have been played on the instrument, key players, and issues facing clarinetists as they seek to expand the instrument's repertory and recognition.
This website is a free online resource that provides information on various aspects of the clarinet, including its history, construction, and performance. This resource is meant to be used by clarinet players from all backgrounds, from beginners to experienced professionals.
A comprehensive study of the clarinet in use through the classical period, 1760 to 1830, a period of intensive musical experimentation. The book provides a detailed review and analysis of construction, design, materials, and makers of clarinets.
This practical guide is intended for all clarinettists with a desire to investigate music of earlier periods. It contains practical help on both the aquisition and playing of historical clarinets, while players of modern instruments will find much advice on style, approach and techniques which combine to make up a well-grounded, period interpretation.
This resource is a book analyzing the history and development of the clarinet and its construction before and after 1800. The book includes a bibliography along with lists of music and makers for the clarinet.
This biography of Benny Goodman's music and times attempts to recreate the colourful music world of the 1920s and 1930s, when Goodman was hailed the King of Swing. The author offers insights into the character and music of a man who helped transform the Depression years into the Swing Era.
In his tragically short life (1928-1964), Eric Dolphy was a titanic force in the development of the sixties avant-garde (or "new thing") from the hard bop of the late fifties. The searing intensity and sonic exploration of his work on alto sax, clarinets, and flute derived in part from the concurrent innovations of Coltrane, Mingus, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, and Andrew Hill, among others; previous jazz styles such as New Orleans and bop; various non-Western musics; and modern classical music (e.g., Varese).
This resource is a microfilm copy of a doctoral thesis that serves as a biographical dictionary clarinetists born before 1800. This is a non-circulating item held in Special Collections that can only be viewed using the microfilm reader at MPAL.
The Clarinet is the official quarterly publication of the International Clarinet Association, with each issue including valuable information for everyone from professional players and teachers to amateurs and students of all levels. The journal features reviews of new CDs and sheet music, insights on teaching from leading pedagogues, the latest clarinet research, notes on the jazz scene, reports from around the world, and much more.