Pedagogical and Historical Books, Articles and Dissertations for Clarinetists

Benade, Arthur H. Fundamentals of Musical Acoustics. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1976.

Benade, Arthur H. The Physics of Wood Winds. Scientific American, October 1960.

Bogart, Daniel T. "A History of the Clarinet as an Orchestral Instrument from Inception to Full Acceptance into the Woodwind Choir." Michigan State University Ph.D. Dissertation, 1969.

Brown, Clive. "Weber - Rossini: Works for Clarinet and Orchestra." Notes accompanying Deutsche Grammophon recording of works by Weber and Rossini. Hamburg, Germany, 1992.

Evans, David. Franz Krommer (1759-1831) and His Music for Clarinet: A Stylistic Analysis and Interpretive Study of Selected Works. Indiana University: Dissertation, 1986. MUSMZ4 .E92 F7

Feller, David E. An Analysis and Comparison of the Oehlerand Boehm Clarinet Fingering Systems. Indiana University: Dissertation, 1983. MUS MZ4 .F318 - Includes excellent photographs

Gee, Harry R. Clarinet Solos de Concours, 1897-1980. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1981.

Heim, Norman M. Clarinet Literature in Outline. Hyattsville, MD: Norcat Music Press, 1984.

Jacob, Michael. Die Klarinettenkonzerte von Carl Stamitz. Wiesbaden, Germany: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1991.

Klöcker, Dieter. Forward, Mozart Klarinetten-Quartett op.79. Lottstetten, Germany: Kunzelmann, 1985.

Kroll, Oscar. The Clarinet. London, England: B.T. Batsford, 1965, revised 1968.

Mazzeo, Rosario. The Clarinet: Excellence and Artistry. Medfield, MA: Dorn Publications, 1981.

Meerwein, George. Preface and Remarks to F. Busoni, Frühe Charakterstücke. München, Germany: G. Henle Verlag, 1991.

Neidich, Charles. "In Collaboration with Rossini and Weber." Notes accompanying Deutsche Grammophon recording of works by Weber and Rossini. Hamburg, Germany 1992.

Nettl, Bruno. Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Second edition, 1973.

Paumgartner, B. "Forward" to Masonic Funeral Music by W.A. Mozart. (score) Vienna, Austria: Vienna Philharmonischer Verlag, n.d.

Pino, David. The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing. New York, NY: Scribners, 1980.

Racek, Jan. "Fr. V. Kramar-Krommer, Concerto Mib Maggiore." Musica Antiqua Bohemica. V. 13,  Prague, Czech Republic 1963.

Rendall, F. Geoffrey. The Clarinet. Third edition with additional material by Philip Bate. London, England: Ernest Benn 1954, 1971.

Rice, Albert. The Baroque Clarinet. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Shackleton, Nicholas. "Clarinet" The New Grove Dictionary of Music. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1900.

Sheridan, Hope. Liner notes to Mace Records LP MS 9055, Contemporary Chamber Music. Rahway, NJ, c.1978.

Slonimsky, Nicolas, editor. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Sixth Edition. New York, NY: Schirmer Books, 1971.

Baker, Theodor, editor. The Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Eighth Edition. New York, NY: Schirmer Books, 1994.

Stubbins, William H. The Art of Clarinetistry. Ann Arbor, MI: Ann Arbor Publishers, 1965.

Uhlendorff, Franz. "Preface" to Louis Spohr Oktett in E. Kassel, Germany: Bärenreiter, 1958.

Wastall, Peter, editor. Contemporary Music for the Clarinet. London, England: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Limited, 1978.

Weston, Pamela. Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past. London, England: Robert Hale & Co., 1971.

Weston, Pamela. More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past. Northants, England: Fentone Music Ltd., 1982

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