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Call Numbers

M65-M69 oboe alone

M245-M246 oboe with piano accompaniment

M288-M289 duets - two wind instruments

M290-M291 duets - wind and string instruments

M1022 concertos with orchestra

M1023 concertos (usually arranged for piano reduction)

M1122 concertos with string orchestra

M1123 concertos (usually arranged for piano reduction)

ML940 history and criticism

ML941 oboe reed making

MT362-MT365 studies and methods

MT366 orchestral excerpts

Subject Headings

For English Horn use the same subject headings but substitute English Horn.

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  • Use quotation marks around phrases. "French Horn"
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  • Use parentheses: ( ), called "nesting, to groups terms together so you can combine even more concepts or Synonyms. For example: (cello OR violincello) or (beliefs OR attitudes). Using both terms ensures you will get relevant results.


Key Books

Dictionaries / Encyclopedias

General Books

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