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The IDRS Executive board has adopted a new policy regarding access to IDRS publications. THE COMPLETE DIGITAL ARCHIVE of IDRS publications, from issue No. 1 entitled To The World’s Bassoonists (1968) to the most current issue, is available to IDRS members (excluding institutional members). Non-IDRS members must join the society if they wish to gain access to the archive. To access the archive, login to and select publications.

IDRS members must enter a different username and password (not your username and password) to access publications. We are building an interface that will allow members to access publication archives using their own We appreciate your patience during this transitional period.

To see the username and password to access the digital archive of IDRS publications, please do the following:

1. Login to

2. Select Publications from the menu bar.

3. Select one of the following:

4. Reselect  your choice AGAIN from the pull-down menu

5. Select Find Records

6. Look for the username and password under Excerpt Abstract column.

The is the only resource that houses all IDRS publications. In addition to publication archives, IDRS members have access to:

*FREE SCORES AND SHEET MUSIC available at to download and print. Oboe and bassoon concertos, woodwind quintets (complete scores and parts for Danzi, Reicha, and Cambini), etude books including Barret, Ferling, Brod, and dozens of other chamber music works, including some one-of-a-kind chamber music scores and parts.

*RECORDINGS (midi files) of many of the etudes above are at These are especially valuable for students to learn tempi, check notes, hear expanded accompaniments, etc.

* A complete searchable IDRS MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

*VIDEOS Streaming videos of conference concerts, recitals, master classes, interviews, and a complete video archive of the Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox competition from 2002 to present. Over 200 video streams, and the archive is growing. All video streams are catalogued and searchable.

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