This is a varied group of datasets, covering surveys of the repertoire for particular instruments or genres.
|Drammaturgia (1666)1||Dramatic works (some musical) – 7,500 works. In Italian. Available at archive.org|
|Sammelwerke (1877)2||Music collections 1500–1700. About 15,000 works. In German. Available at archive.org|
|Dictionary of Operas (1910)3||Listings of over 28,000 performed operas and operettas. Available at archive.org|
|ABRSM Syllabus and Repertoire since 1933||Study and exam pieces for various instruments. Hard to find.|
|Literature of the Piano (1949)4||Description of 1,500 works in the piano repertoire. Prose style, variable coverage of works.|
|Sonatas (1959–69)5||Broad survey of 50,000 sonatas. Prose style, variable coverage.|
|Orchestral Music Handbook (1982)6||Performing details (duration, forces, etc) of orchestral works. 1,500 works (1982 edition), 9,000 works (latest edition).|
|Pianist’s repertoire (1987)7||8,000 works graded by difficulty.|
|Lost Polyphony (1988)8||174 manuscripts of lost English polyphony pre-1500|
|Chamber Music (1993)9||About 7,500 chamber works from pre-Baroque to contemporary.|
|English Liturgical Music (1994)10||1,000 works of 15C English Liturgical Music.|
|Organ Repertoire (2001)11||10,000+ works of the Organ repertoire.|
|Tuba Repertoire (2006)12||5,000+ works of the Tuba repertoire|
|Solo Piano Music (2006)13||4,000 piano works, graded by difficulty|
|Symphonists||Long list of symphonists compiled by French musicologist Thanh-Tam Le. (The link points to names beginning a-d: there are similar pages for e-j, k-o, p-z)|
|Bratman Symphonies||A list of 1,000 or so symphonies compiled by US musicologist David Bratman|
|Encore 21||Online Union-catalogue of sets of performance music in UK Libraries, giving details of performing forces, etc for around 40,000 titles|
|Cantus||Latin Ecclesiastical Chants. 400,000 chants|
|Traditional Tune Archive||Over 20,000 folk tunes from Britain, Ireland and North America|
|Folkopedia||Rich resource covering traditional song, dance and music from Britain, Ireland, North America and elsewhere.|
|Vaughan Williams Memorial Library||Extensive collection of folk songs and related materials|
Cite this article as: Gustar, A.J. 'Repertoire Datasets' in Statistics in Historical Musicology, 12th July 2017, https://musichistorystats.com/wp/resources/datasets/repertoire/.
- Allacci, L. 1755. Drammaturgia. Venice: G. Pasquali.
- Eitner, R. 1877. Bibliographie der Musik-Sammelwerke des XVI. und XVII. Jahrunderts. Berlin: Leo Liepmannssohn.
- Towers, J. 1967 . Dictionary-Catalogue of Operas and Operettas (2 Volumes). New York: Da Capo.
- Hutcheson, E. 1949. The Literature of the Piano. London: Hutchinson.
- Newman, W. S. 1959. The Sonata in the Baroque Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Newman, W. S. 1963. The Sonata in the Classic Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Newman, W. S. 1969. The Sonata since Beethoven. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
- Daniels, D. 1982. Orchestral Music: a Handbook. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow.
- Hinson, M. 1987. Guide to the pianist’s repertoire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
- Wathey, A. 1988. Lost Books of Polyphony in England: A List to 1500. Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle, 1–19.
- Rangel-Ribeiro, V. & Markel, R. 1993. Chamber Music: An International Guide to Works and Their Instrumentation. New York: Facts on File.
- Curtis, G. & Wathey, A. 1994. Fifteenth-Century English Liturgical Music: A List of the Surviving Repertory. Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle, 1–69.
- Beckmann, K. 2001. Repertorium Orgelmusik: Komponisten, Werke, Editionen 1150–2000. Mainz: Schott.
- Morris, R. W. (Ed.), 2006. Guide to the Tuba Repertoire, Second Edition: The New Tuba Source Book. Bloomington: Indiana University Press
- Barnard, T. & Gutierrez, E. 2006. A Practical Guide to Solo Piano Music. Galesville, MD: Meredith Music Publications.