This guide is designed to help you find information about, and music for, the bassoon. Use this as a starting point, or browsing tool. As always, consult our catalog for complete holdings information, and when uncertain, ask at the Reference Desk!
You can recommend purchases of bassoon-related scores, audio/video recordings, or books. Please notify Music Librarian Jon Sauceda with recommended titles.
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Hours During School Terms
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
|M75–79||Bassoon or contrabassoon alone:|
|M75||Collections (more than one composer)|
|M76||Original works: Collections (one composer)|
|M77||Original works: Separate|
|M78||Arrangements: Collections (one composer)|
|M79||Arrangements: Separate works|
|M253–254||Bassoon or contrabassoon with piano accompaniment:|
|M288–M289||Duets for two wind instruments (of all kinds):|
|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 stringed, 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|
Concertos and Similar Pieces
|M1026||Bassoon with orchestra, full scores|
|M1026.5||Cadenzas for such works|
|M1027||Bassoon with orchestra, piano reductions|
|M1126||Bassoon with string orchestra, full scores|
|M1126.5||Cadenzas for such works|
|M1127||Bassoon with string orchestra, piano reductions|
Studies and methods
|MT402||Systems and methods|
|MT405||Studies and exercises|
|MT406||Orchestral excerpts and studies|
Books about the Bassoon
|ML128 .B26||Bassoon bibliographies|
|ML953||Music and playing|
To locate repertoire by Black musicians, please see the Library Guide Music From People Of the African Diaspora.
To locate repertoire by women musicians, please see the Library Guide Women In Music.