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Classical Flute Repertoire, Performers, and Instruments: A Resource Guide

Finding Music Scores

Ignaz Pleyel, composer. Rondeau Allegretto, Sonata no. 5 from Six Sonatas : for the piano forte with an accompaniment for the flute composed and dedicated by permission to her majesty the Queen of Great Britain. 1817-1818. Library of Congress Music Division.

The Library of Congress Online Catalog is the primary discovery tool for finding music scores. The Performing Arts Reading Room card catalog is an additional tool for scores received prior to 1980.

The following sections of this guide will provide search strategies and additional tools and resources for locating flute, alto flute, and piccolo repertoire in the Music Division's collections.

  • Search Strategies | Learn how to search the Music Division's holdings for scores and identify call numbers for specific instrumentation.
  • Music Anthologies | Explore the variety of editions available for composers and instrumentation through these special published editions.
  • Etudes & Methods | Discover instructional publications for players of modern and historical flutes.