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A guide to library resources for clarinet players.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias of Terms Related to the Clarinet

The following music dictionaries and encyclopedias provide entries on clarinet history, performance, and repertoire, as well as biographical entries about clarinetists and composers of clarinet music.  Entries may include images, musical examples, and bibliographies of scholarly sources for further reading.

Music and Dance Librarian

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Ann Shaffer
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I will be on sabbatical from May 16-September 16, 2024. During that time, please contact with music or dance research questions, or drop in at the Douglass Room for research help at the music desk Monday-Friday 10 am-6 pm. If you need assistance related to room reservations or facilities in the Douglass Room, please contact Jimmy Murray at

I will be available for appointments again starting in Fall Term 2024.
Subjects: Dance, Music