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Clarinet Resource Guide: Studies, Methods, and Books

This guide will allow you to browse the music library for printed music and books pertaining to the clarinet.

Call Numbers for Books and Instructional Books

Clarinet Studies and Methods (Instructional)
MT380           General
MT382           Method Books
MT385           Studies and Exercises (Etudes)
MT386           Orchestral Excerpts
Bass Clarinet
MT392          General
MT392.2       Method Books
MT392.4       Orchestral Excerpts
Books about the Clarinet
ML945           General
ML946           Construction and Maintenance
ML948           Music and Performance
ML128 .C58  Clarinet Bibliographies (reference section)
ML156.4 .C6 Clarinet Discography (reference section)
Selected Bibliography
Gibson, Oscar Lee. Clarinet Acoustics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994. (ML946.G5 1994)
Heim, Norman M. Clarinet Literature in Outline. Hyattsville, MD: Norcat Music Press, 1984. (ML128.C58 H5 1984)
Hoeprich, Eric. The Clarinet. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. (ML 945.H63 2008)
Lawson, Colin. The Cambridge Companion to the Clarinet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. (ML945.C36 1995)
Pino, David. The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1980. (MT380.P56)
Rendall, F. Geoffrey. The Clarinet: Some Notes Upon Its History and Construction. 3d ed., rev. New York: W. W. Norton, 1971. (ML946.R4 1971)
Ridenour, Thomas. The Educator’s Guide to the Clarinet. Denton, TX: T. Ridenour, 2000. (MT385.R53 2000)
Stein, Keith. The Art of Clarinet Playing. Princeton, NJ: Summy-Birchard, 1958. (MT380.S84 1958)

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