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Subject Headings

Browsing the catalog for music? Get started with the following subject headings:

tuba music | sonatas (tuba) | concertos (tuba) | tuba -- orchestral excerpts | trios (tuba) | quartets (tuba) | quintets (tuba) | tuba -- studies and exercises 

To specify some or all instruments for multi-instrument works, include them in parentheses, e.g.: trios (piano, flute, cello); quintets (trumpet, trombone)

Looking for a specific format, like sheet music, CD, or book? Use the menu to the left of search results to limit your results to that format. 

Audition Excerpts

Call Numbers

Sheet Music

One Instrument

​M95 - M99: Solo tuba

Two Instruments

M264 - M265: Tuba with piano accompaniment

M288 - M289: Duets (two wind instruments)

M290 - M291: Duets (bowed instrument, wind instrument)

M296 - M297: Duets (wind instrument, plucked instrument)

Three Instruments

M315 - M319: Piano, two wind instruments

M320 - M324: Piano, one bowed instrument, one wind instrument

M335 - M339: Piano, one wind instrument, one plucked instrument

M355 - M359:  Three wind instruments (various combinations)

M360 - M364: Three bowed and wind instruments (various combinations)

M375 - M379: Three wind and plucked instruments (various combinations)

More than Three Instruments

Call numbers for instrumental music relate to instrumentation - call numbers for quartets (M400), quintets (M500), sextets (M600), septets (M700), octets (M800), and nonets (M900) will follow similar instrumentation outlined in the M300 groupings. 


M355 - M359 = Three wind instruments (various)

M455 - M459 = Four wind instruments (various)

M555 - M559 = Five wind instruments (various) 

Orchestral Accompaniment

M1034.T8 - M1035.T8: Tuba with orchestra (full scores, piano reductions)

M1134.T8 - M1135.T8: Tuba with string orchestra (full scores, piano reductions)


ML128.T8: Tuba bibliographies

ML970 - ML973: General books about the tuba (history, criticism, construction, music)

Studies & Methods

MT480 - MT488: Technique, teaching pieces, orchestral studies, etc.

Professional Organizations