Browsing the catalog
You can also browse for scores and books using UC Library Search. In Advanced Search, select the Call Number (LC) option and type one of the M numbers in the search box. From the search shown below, can you tell how many scores of solo unaccompanied flute music the library has?
Finding scores and recordings
Try the following subjects for other chamber music combinations:
woodwind quartets flutes 4
[flute quartets; M457.2, M458, M459]
In UC Library Search use the following Subject Keywords to find books on the history of the flute and its construction and literature. Many (but not all) of the books you'll find with these subject keywords are shelved under the ML numbers shown. The catalog indicates when a book is located in the reference section of the music library, which is just beside the entrance to the book and score area.
ML399, ML419 (and elsewhere)
The call number of Flute Talk is ML929 .F6. You will find the latest issue in the reading area of the music library.
To search for articles on the flute, use the following databases:
Finding flute music
Solo with piano
Solo with full orchestra
Solo with string orchestra
In the UCSB Library Catalog, search using the following Subject Keywords to find flute methods, studies, etc. Most (but not all) instructional works with these headings are shelved under the MT classes indicated: