American Music. Vol. 23, no. 1 (Spring 2005): Editing American Music: Perspectives on the MUSA Series. This volume celebrates the monument that helped establish American music as worthy of study. Contains an article by Richard Crawford on the history of MUSA and articles discussing the challenges and considerations involved in creating a critical edition of American music-specifically Hawaiian and Rock music.
American String Teacher. Vol. 55, no. 3 (August 2005): this issue has a special focus on the beginning student.
Bulletin. Council for Research in Music Education. Nos. 161/162 (Summer-Fall 2004): Contains the majority of studies presented during the twentieth ISME Research Seminar held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) in July 2004. The remainder will be published in number 163.
Cambridge Opera Journal. Vol. 16, no. 3 (November 2004): Performance Studies and Opera. Michelle Duncan is the guest editor.
Indiana Theory Review. Vol. 22, no. 2 (Fall 2001): Special focus on early-twentieth-century music, with articles on Schoenberg's harmonic theories, motivic repetition in piano rags, and pitch class relationships in Debussy's piano preludes. Vol. 24 (Spring-Fall 2003): special double issue devoted to theory and performance.
International Journal of Music Education. Vol. 23, no. 2 (August 2005): Special focus issue on advocacy in music education. "The issue addresses the topic in three sections: Why music? Essays on the importance of music education and advocacy; How to advocate for music: personal stories of music education advocacy; and Where and what: Resources, tips and support information for music education advocacy" (p. 91).
Journal of Musicology. Vol. 22, no. 1 (Winter 2005): In memory of John Daverio (1954-2003).
Music in Art: International Journal for Music Iconography. Vol. 29, no. 1-2 (Spring-Fall 2004): Iconography as a Source for Music History. Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of the Research Center for Music Iconography cosponsored by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the death of Emanuel Winternitz (1898-1983) and held in New York City, 5-8 November 2003. This volume represents the first of three planned volumes celebrating the life of Emanuel Winternitz, one of the founders of music iconography. …