... a major contribution to cornett research and belongs in the library of every cornettist." --Historic Brass Society ... scrupulously detailed... The first successful attempt to provide a comprehensive reference book on the cornett and its music. Recommended for both upper-division undergraduate libraries and collections serving music scholars and performers." --Choice ... it will likely stand as the definitive bibliography of cornett music for many years."--Notes ... this is a groundbreaking study of the subject... likely to remain the only major study of the instrument and the music composed for it." --American Reference Books Annual ... every cornett player owes an immense debt of gratitude to [the authors and their assistants] for revealing such a wealth of performing opportunities..." --European Journal of Early Music The cornett is made of wood but has a brass cup mouthpiece and uses woodwind finger technique. Here the authors have compiled a bibliography of all extant sources of instrumental and vocal music which specify the cornett.