Orchestras; Orchestral Music; Music Collections; Music Scores
ML 136 .L3 O72 1969
Sonneck, Oscar George Theodore. Orchestral Music Catalogue: Scores in the Collection of the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Washington Government Printing Office, 1969. Reprint in Da Capo Press Reprint Series, ed. Frederick Freedman. New York: Da Capo Press, 1969.
A catalogue useful in finding information for and availability of orchestral music in the Library of Congress.
Part of a reprint series. This particular book catalogues all of the orchestral scores in the collection of the Library of Congress at the time of publication.
Alphabetical catalogue format by composer, with works listed in order of opus number. Works without opus numbers are listed in numerical order (e.g. "First" "Second" or "Third" symphony) or alphabetically by title. Each entry includes: Composer birth/death dates, list of scores the library has (written in the same language as the library's edition), title and publisher information, list of contents, copyright date, publication number, number of pages, title-page information, which edition number it is, and library catalogue number. Also includes a title index and class index, which lists the composers' output under the various orchestral genres.