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A guide to library resources for flute players

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Library of Congress Call Numbers for Flute Music

These are some of the call numbers for flute music in the UO Music Collection.  Using these, you can browse for performance repertoire on the physical shelves, or browse by Library of Congress call numbers in LibrarySearch.

  • Unaccompanied Works
    • M62: Music for solo flute
    • M110.P5: Music for solo piccolo
  • Solo Works with Piano Accompaniment
    • M240-M244: Music for flute and piano
    • M271.P45:  Music for piccolo and piano
  • Chamber Works
    • M288: Flute music (2 flutes)
    • M357.2: Woodwind Trios (3 flutes)
    • M457.2: Woodwind Quartets (4 flutes)
    • M555-M557:  Woodwind Quintets (mixed woodwinds)
  • Large Ensemble Works
    • M1020-M1021, M1120-M1121: Flute solo with orchestra
    • M1034.P5, M1035.P5:  Piccolo solo with orchestra
    • M1245: Flute Choir Music (10+ players)
  • Instruction, Study, and History (Books)
    • ML395:  History of the flute
    • MT340-MT348: Flute
    • MT357:  Piccolo
  • Studies and Exercises (Teaching pieces and excerpts)
    • MT340-MT348: Flute
    • MT357:  Piccolo
    • MT346: Orchestral excerpts for flutes


You can also search for flute repertoire by using Library of Congress Subject Headings.  Below are some of the common LC subject heading phrases for flute-related repertoire-- select the subject dropdown label when searching one of these phrases in LibrarySearch.

To find method books, instruction books, and orchestral excerpts for auditions, try these subject terms:

Flute- Methods
Flute- Orchestral excerpts
Flute- Studies and exercises

To find music for unaccompanied solo flute, try:

Flute music
Sonatas (Flute)
Suites (Flute)
Variations (Flute)
Canons, fugues, etc. (Flute)
Alto flute music
Bass flute music

To find music for solo flute with keyboard accompaniment, try:

Flute and piano music
Sonatas (Flute and piano)
Suites (Flute and piano)
Flute and harpsichord music
Flute and keyboard instrument music
Flute and piano music--20th century

To find music for multiple flutes, try:

Flute music (Flutes (2))
Woodwind Trios (Flutes (3))
Woodwind Quartets (Flutes (4))
Flute Choir Music

To find music for common chamber ensembles, try:

Wind quintets (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe)
Woodwind quartets (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe)
Woodwind quintets (Bassoon, clarinet, flutes (2), oboe)

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