My dissertation on the saxophone's use in 19th Century Opera (particularly Jules Massenet) will be published in the upcoming edition of the saxophone symposium in Spring 2015.
Fred Hemke's dissertation on the subject of the early history of the saxophone is incredibly vast and is probably the most detailed one you will find. The only caveat is that we have learned some additional details about saxophone development and some works that include saxophone, etc. that we didn't know back when he wrote it over 30 years ago.
I have compiled a lot of lists of early saxophone works, categorizing them by type, country, chronological order, etc., etc. I'm happy to share those with you if you want. Just send me an e-mail, which you can get off my website.
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