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Music Research Guide: Saxophone

A guide to the music resources at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Repertoire list for the saxophone

Londeix, Jean-Marie.  A comprehensive guide to the saxophone repertoire, 1844-2003.  Cherry Hill, NJ : Roncorp, 2003.  Ref ML128.S247 L63 2003

Periodicals for the saxophone

Saxophone journal   ML1.S296x   We own vol. 10 (1985)-  

Saxophone symposium   ML1.S396x  We own vol. 1 (1976)-

Some Library of Congress call numbers for the saxophone

M - Scores

   - M105-109—Solo saxophone music, including collections and arrangements  

  - M268-269—Music for saxophone and piano

  - M1034.S4, M1134.S4—Saxophone with orchestra and string orchestra (includes full scores and solos with piano arrangements)

  - M1366—Jazz ensembles

ML - Books

  - ML975-978—Books about saxophone

MT - Instruction and Study

  - MT500-510—Methods, etudes, orchestra studies, etc.

Some Library of Congress subject headings for music for saxophone

 Saxophone music


Saxophone music (Jazz)


Saxophone and piano music  [Note: Add “Scores and parts” for scores]

Suites (Saxophone and piano)  [Note: Add “Scores and parts” for scores]

Concertos (Saxophone)  [Note: Add “Scores” or “Solo with piano” for scores]

Saxophone with orchestra  [Note: Add “Scores” or “Solo with piano” for scores]

…. And there are lots more.  Do a subject search for “Saxophone” and see the 107 different subject headings that begin with Saxophone.

Library of Congress subject headings about the saxophone

      Saxophone music—Bibliography 

      Saxophone music—Discography 


      Saxophonists    …and lots more

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