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Wind Ensemble & Band Music

Information about music for traditional brass, woodwind and percussion instruments.

Books in the Music Collection

Read the "Band" article in Grove Music Online (log-in required from off-campus)
   *Remember that most Grove Music Online articles have bibliographies

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed., is available in the Music Collection
Reference ML 100 .N48 2001 (29 volumes)

Some Recommended Books:

  • The Sociology of Wind Bands: Amateur Music Between Cultural Domination and Autonomy, by Vincent Dubois
    ML 1300 .D8213 2013
  • Wind Bands of the World: Chronicle of a Cherished Tradition, by Robert E. Foster
    ML 1300 .F67 2013
  • English Brass Bands and their Music, 1860-1930, by Dennis Taylor
    ML 1331.5 .T39 2011
  • Winds of Change: The Evolution of the Contemporary American Wind Band/Ensemble and Its Director, by Frank L. Battisti
    ML 1311.5 .B38 2002

For more books, search these library subjects: