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Music Library Browse/Research Guides: Brass Ensemble

Brass Ensemble Resources

Selected Bibliography of Literature and Repertoire Lists
 

Arling, Harry J. Trombone Chamber Music: An Annotated Bibliography. 2nd ed. Nashville:
    Brass Press,
1983. RMU ML128 T76 A7

Baron, John H. Chamber Music: A Research and Information Guide. 2nd ed. NY:
    Routledge, 2002. RMU ML128 C4 B37 1987

Berger, Melvin. Guide to Chamber Music. NY: Dodd, Mead, 1985.
    RMU ML1100 B45 1985  ML1100 B45 1985

Clark, David Lindsey. Appraisals of Original Wind Music: A Survey and Guide. Westport:
    Greenwood,
1999. RMU ML128.W5 C6 1999

Cohn, Arthur. The Literature of Chamber Music. Chapel Hill, NC: Hinshaw Music, 1997.
    RMU ML1100 .C74x 1997

Herbert, Trevor and John Wallace. The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments.
    Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1997. ML933 .C36 1997

Kurtz, S. James. A Study and Catalog of Ensemble Music for Woodwinds Alone or
    with Brass from ca. 1700 to ca. 1825.
Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Iowa, 1971.
    Link to Dissertations and Theses (Proquest) (UWM ID Required)

Rangel-Ribeiro, Victor. Chamber Music: An International Guide to Works and Their
    Instrumentation
.
NY: Facts on File, 1993. RMU ML128 C4 R3 1993

Rasmussen, Mary. A Teacher's Guide to The Literature of Brass Instruments. Durham,
    NH: Brass
Quarterly, 1964. RMU ML128 W5 R38 1968

Rutan, Harold Duane. An Annotated Bibliography of Written Material Pertinent to the
    Performance of
Brass and Percussion Chamber Music. (Thesis (Ed.D.), University
    of Illinois, 1960).
Link to Dissertations and Theses (Proquest) (UWM ID Required)

Scott, William. A Conductor's Repertory of Chamber Music: Compositions for Nine to
    Fifteen Solo Instruments
. Westport: Greenwood, 1993. RMU ML128 C4 S37 1993

American Brass Quintet

The American Brass Quintet was started in 1961 and has been at residence at Juilliard since 1987. Visit their website (http://www.americanbrassquintet.org/) for more information and for their Brass Quintet Database, a resource for all things related to brass quintets.

Canadian Brass

Founded in 1970, Canadian Brass (http://canadianbrass.com/) is a well-known brass quintet in America, playing a wide range of music from Bach to Beatles. Their brass quintet books are a staple in middle school/high school brass quintets.

German Brass

German Brass (http://www.german-brass.de/german_brass.html?&L=2&L=2) is a brass ensemble of 10 brass players that was founded in 1974. They are known for playing a wide variety of brass instruments. In this video, a wide range of trumpets are used to try to replicate the sound of Bach with instruments designed from that period.