Bryant, Stephen C., and Gary W. Chapman. A Thematic Locator for Anthony von Hoboken’s Thematisch-bibliographisches Werkverzeichnis, vols. 1 and 3. Thematic Catalogues no. 8, A Melodic Index to Haydn’s Instrumental Music.
Bryant, Stephen C., and Gary W. Chapman. A Thematic Locator for Anthony von Hoboken’s Thematisch-bibliographisches Werkverzeichnis, vols. 1 and 3. Thematic Catalogues no. 8, A Melodic Index to Haydn’s Instrumental Music. Foreword by Jan LaRue. New York: Pendragon Press, 1982. Mus Ref 134 .H272 A2
Use: Thematic locator to Hoboken’s thematic catalogue of Haydn’s instrumental music. Intended to provide bibliographic access to the vast quantity of Haydn’s music
Coverage: Indexes the incipits of Haydn’s instrumental music, as compiled by Hoboken. Serves as a thematic locator of his catalog of Haydn’s music.
Organization: Organized by the key in which each of Haydn’s works is set. It begins with themes in Ab major and extends to the key of g minor. Section on incipits transposed to C included at the end. No illustrations.
Pros: Extensive and well-organized coverage of Hoboken’s catalogue.
Cons: Focuses only on Hoboken’s catalog and none other.
Uses: Establish a definitive catalog of Haydn’s music. Document manuscripts and early editions.
Coverage: Catalog current to 1957. Provides documented works of Haydn.
Organization: The main body is grouped by genre. Vol. 1 is instrumental, vol. 2 is vocal, and vol. 3 is collections and tables of opus numbers. Entries contain examples with bibliography, publisher, instrumentation, and autograph copy information. Each genre has an introduction before the lists. Includes a thorough index.
Pros: Clear organization by volume with incipits. There is reference to early publications.