Clarinet Studio

The librarian for this class is  Ms. Lisa A. Lazar.

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Finding Articles

There are no articles in The UA Libraries Catalog or OhioLINK. You must search the following databases to find articles on your topic. Use a 'keyword' search to locate a relevant article, then use the 'subject' field to locate similar items. When you find an article in any database you must check The UA Libraries Catalog for the journal title. If Akron does not have the article you need, you must request the article with ILLiad. I need more help finding articles.

  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
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  • Music Index - The Music Index covers over 670 journal titles relating to music and the performing arts.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature - RILM (Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale) Abstracts of Music Literature published by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, New York, contains records in over 100 languages; entries include original-language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information, and abstracts in English, as well as author, journal, and in-depth subject indexes. RILM currently contains nearly 400,000 entries.

Journals and Newspapers

Reference Resources


  • Alphonse Leduc. Musique Pour Clarinette :Catalogue Thématique. Paris: A. Leduc, 1993. - Bierce Reference ML128.C58 A474 1993
  • Errante, F. Gerard. A Selective Clarinet Bibliography. Oneonta, N.Y.: Swift-Doff Publications, 1973. - Bierce Reference ML128.C58 E77
  • Gillespie, James E. Solos for Unaccompanied Clarinet:An Annotated Bibliography of Published Works. Vol. 28. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1973. - Bierce Reference ML128.C58 G54
  • Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians - A 30+ volume online encyclopedia containing all things music.
  • Heim, Norman M. Clarinet Literature in Outline. Hyattsville, Md.: Norcat Music Press, 1984. - Bierce ML128.C58 H49 1984
  • Heim, Norman M. The Clarinet Sonata in Outline. Hyattsville, Md.: Norcat Music Press, 1995. - Bierce ML128.C4 H35 1995
  • Heim, Norman M. The Clarinet Concerto in Outline. Hyattsville, Md.: Norcat Music Press, 1997. - Bierce ML128.C58 H49 1997
  • Wilkins, Wayne. The Index of Clarinet Music. Magnolia, Ark.: The Music Register, 1975. - Bierce Reference ML128.C58 W54

Clarient History


  • Carroll, Paul. Baroque Woodwind Instruments :A Guide to their History, Repertoire, and Basic Technique. Aldershot, Hants, England; Brookfield, Vt., USA: Ashgate Publishing, 1999. - Bierce ML931 .C37 1999
  • Kroll, Oskar, and Diethard Riehm. The Clarinet. New York: Taplinger Pub. Co, 1968. - Bierce ML945 .K7613
  • Lawson, Colin. The Early Clarinet :A Practical Guide. Cambridge, U.K.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. - Bierce ML945 .L39 2000
  • Lawson, Colin. The Cambridge Companion to the Clarinet. Cambridge England; New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press, 1995. - Bierce ML945 .C36 1995
  • Rehfeldt, Phillip. New Directions for Clarinet. Rev. ed. Vol. 4. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. - Bierce ML945 .R43 1994
  • Rendall, F. Geoffrey. The Clarinet :Some Notes upon its History and Construction. New York: Philosophical Library, 1954. - Bierce ML946 .R4 1971
  • Rice, Albert R. The Clarinet in the Classical Period. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. - Bierce ML945 .R52 2003
  • Rice, Albert R. The Baroque Clarinet. Vol. 13. Oxford England: Clarendon Press, 1992. - Bierce ML945 .R5 1992

Clarinet Technique and Pedagogy


  • Armato, Ben. Perfect a Reed--and Beyond :Reed Adjusting Method. Ardsley, N.Y.: PerfectaReed, 1996. - Bierce ML946 .A75 1996
  • Bonade, Daniel. Clarinetist's Compendium. Vol. P-74. Kenosha, WI, USA: Leblanc, 1962. - Bierce MT380 .B663 1962
  • Caravan, Ronald L., et al. Extensions of Technique for Clarinet and Saxophone., 1974. - Bierce MT339.5 .C373 1974
  • Dietz, William. Teaching Woodwinds :A Method and Resource Handbook for Music Educators. New York: Schirmer Books, 1998. - Bierce MT339.5 .D54 1998
  • Gingras, Michèle. Clarinet Secrets :52 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Clarinetist. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2004. - Bierce MT380 .G55 2004
  • Hein, Norman M. Ornamentation for the Clarinetist. Hyattsville, Md.: Norcat Music Press, 1993. - Bierce MT380 .H46 1993
  • McGinnis, Robert. Orchestral excerpts from the symphonic repertoire for clarinet. New York : International Music Co., 1950. - Bierce Oversized MT386 .O7 1950 v.1-7
  • Pino, David. The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1998. - Bierce MT380 .P56 1998
  • Swensen, Anton. Applications of Selected Analytical Techniques to Twentieth Century Works for Solo Clarinet and their Implications for Interpretation and Performance., 1979. - Bierce MT382 .S9x
  • Weston, Pamela. The Clarinet Teacher's Companion. London: Hale, 1976. - Bierce MT380 .W45



  • Weston, Pamela. Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past. London: Hale, 1971. - Bierce ML399 .W48
  • Weston, Pamela. Clarinet Virtuosi of Today. Baldock, Hertfordshire, England: Egon, 1989. - Bierce ML399 .W482 1989
  • Weston, Pamela. More Clarinet Virtuosi of the Past. Northants, England: Fentone Music, 1982. - Bierce ML399 .W49 1982
  • Weston, Pamela. Yesterday's Clarinettists :A Sequel. Ampleforth: Emerson Edition, 2002. - Bierce ML399 .W495 2002

Children's Books


  • Aleksin, Anatoliń≠ Georgievich. My Brother Plays the Clarinet. Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1972. - Bierce Curriculum Center F AL25m

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Internet Resources

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