Sources: Bass Clarinet Bibliography

The initial compilation of the bibliography took place in 1998-1999, utilizing the print and online resources listed below. Since that time, we have continued to add works as we have discovered them and as visitors to the site have submitted suggestions. We have utilized Google Alerts since 2011, allowing us to automatically receive notifications when new works are mentioned online, greatly adding to our ability to expand the bibliography!


List of Sources

Music Information Centers


Music Publishers


Other Bibliographies

Bok, Henri. Repertoire list.

Rehfeldt, Phillip. New Directions for Clarinet, Revised Edition. University of California Press, 1994.

  • Appendix G: Music Bibliography I
  • Appendix H: Music Bibliography II - International Update: includes complete commissioned works for bass clarinet of Josef Horák.

Sparnaay, Harry. Repertoire list.

Thompson, Larry. "A Comprehensive List of Chamber Works Employing Bass Clarinet." The Clarinet. February/March 1989: 51-55.

Thompson, Larry. "A Comprehensive List of Chamber Works Employing Bass Clarinet: Addendum." The Clarinet. July/August 1989: 21-22.

Westerlinck, Wilfried. Catalogus: Basklarinet. 1989.