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Trumpet : Home

Resources for students of trumpet performance, literature, and pedagogy


We've created this guide to help you gather knowledge about—and repertoire for—the trumpet. This is a good beginning point for your research, but you're only seeing some of the highlights here! We encourage you to search further, via our online catalog or our Start Your Research portal; and you can always contact your friendly Music Librarian if you need to dig deeper!

Call numbers for browsing

Simply browsing scores and books on the shelf can lead to unexpectedly rich discoveries! When browsing the Schneider Music Library's stacks for trumpet music scores, see these areas:

Repertoire and Technique

 M 85–89  Trumpet alone
 M 260–261  Trumpet with piano
 M 1030–1031  Concertos for trumpet and orchestra
 M 1130–1131  Concertos for trumpet and string orchestra
 MT 440–456  Studies and methods for trumpet
 MT 446  Orchestral excerpts

Books About Trumpet

 ML 128.T78  Trumpet bibliographies
 most reside at Music Library Reference
 ML 960–963  Aspects of instrument and playing
 most reside at Alkek Library 6th floor

Ask Your Music Librarian!

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Mark Blair
School of Music
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, Texas 78666
Subjects: Music