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Library Research Guides

String Resources

This is a guide to locating information and materials related to string instruments in the Music Library.

Online Score Resources

In addition to the Music Library's print music holdings, there are other online resources for musical scores that may include works featuring the double bass.

Orchestral Studies & Excerpts

In addition to scores of musical works featuring the double bass (found in call number areas outlined within the Overview tab), orchestral studies and excerpts for the double bass are available in the Music Library (in call number area MT 331).

Benfield, Warren, ed. 20th Century Orchestra Studies for Double Bass.
MT 331 .B46

Zimmerman, Fred, ed. Orchestral Excerpts from the Symphonic Repertoire for String Bass.
MT 331 .O64 1964

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts: Nine Symphonies and Leonore No. 3 Overture [by] Beethoven.
MT 331 .B42 1970

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts: Orchestral Works of Brahms.
MT 331 .B82 1971

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts: Selected Works of Joh. Seb. Bach.
MT 331 .B12

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts: Selected Works of Mozart, Haydn and Weber.
MT 331 .C75 1970

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts: Strauss Tone Poems.
MT 331 .S92 S9 1972

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts of Selected Romantic Symphonies.
MT 331 .C74

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts of Selected Symphonies of Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann.
MT 331 .Z72

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. The Complete Double Bass Parts of Thirty-Six Overtures.
MT 331 .C745 1971

Zimmerman, Oscar, ed. Orchestral Studies from Operas and Concert Works for String Bass: Wagner.
MT 331 .W13 1956