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Trombone Guide

Research and Instruction Librarian

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Cory Laverty

Call Number Ranges for Trombone

Trombone music

Solo trombone
M90 - M94 (including transcriptions)

Trombone and piano
M262 - M263

Trombone duets
M288 - M289

Trombone with orchestra
M1032 - M1033 (full score - piano reduction)

Trombone with string orchestra
M1132 - M1133 (full score - piano reduction)

Bibliography/Repertoire lists
ML128 .T76 (Trombone)
ML128. B73 (Brass instruments)
M1028. W5 (Wind instruments) 

History/construction of the Trombone
ML965 - ML968

Techniques: studies and methods (Trombone family)
MT460 - MT468 (alto, tenor), MT472 (bass, contrabass)

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Floorplan: Stauffer 2nd floor

Items are arranged according to the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION scheme: Class M for Music and Books on music.

Generally, items are shelved alphabetically in author order within each subject class number. Class M (MUSIC) consists of 3 main sections:

  • M - Scores. Scores are shelved in 3 sections, by size: miniature (study scores), regular stacks and oversize.
  • ML - Books on music literature, history and criticism. The BIOGRAPHY/CRITICISM number for composers is ML410. Books are grouped in alphabetical order by the biographee/subject. e.g Bruckner ML410 .B88
  • MT - Books on Music Theory, Teaching/pedagogy or Technique for instrumental/vocal study

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