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Orchestra Guide

Selected Bibliography and Literature Lists

Akos, Katherine, et al. Facing the Maestro : A Musician's Guide to Orchestral Audition
Washington, D.C. : American Symphony Orchestra League, c1983.  
    ML128 O5 F32x 1983

Aronowsky, Solomon. Performing Times of Orchestral Works. London, E. Benn, 1959.  
    RMU ML457 A76

Daniels, David. Orchestral music : A Handbook, 4th ed. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press,
    2005.   RMU ML128.O5 D3 2005

The Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music in the Free Library of Philadelphia :
    A Cumulative
Catalog, 1929-1977. Boston : G. K. Hall, c1979.    RMU ML136 P4 F68

Famera, Karen, et al. Catalog of the American Music Center Library. Vol. 3 : Music for
    Orchestra, Band
and Large Ensemble. New York : The Center, 1982.  
    RMU ML120 U5 A473x

Farish, Margaret. Orchestral Music in Print. Master index 1994. Philadelphia : Musicdata,
    1994.    RMU ML128.O5 F3336 1999

Koshgarian, Richard. American Orchestral Music : A Performance Catalog. Metuchen,
    N.J. : Scarecrow
Press, 1992.    RMU ML128 O5 K67 1992

Spitzer, John and Neal Zaslaw. "Orchestra." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online,

    (accessed April 30, 2012). Grove Orchestra Article (UWM ID Required)