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The quarterly journal of the Music Library Association provides articles and reviews in the areas of music librarianship, music bibliography and discography, the music trade and aspects of the music history.

Articles from Vol. 68, No. 2, December

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Manuscript Collection of the National Library of Greece: Byzantine Chant and Other Music Repertory Recovered
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Manuscript Collection of the National Library of Greece: Byzantine Chant and Other Music Repertory Recovered. By Diane H. Touliatos-Miles. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [x, 632 p. ISBN 9780754651680. $134.95.]...
Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affect: The "Musica Nova" Madrigals and the Novel Theories of Zarlino and Vicentino
Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affect: The "Musica Nova" Madrigals and the Novel Theories of Zarlino and Vicentino. By Timothy R. McKinney. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [vii, 318 p. ISBN 9780754665090. $ 119.95.] Music examples, illustrations,...
An Annotated Bibliography of Guitar Methods, 1760-1860
An Annotated Bibliography of Guitar Methods, 1760-1860. By Erik Stenstad - vold. (Organologia: Musical Instru - ments and Performance Practice, no. 4.) Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2010. [xix, 210 p. ISBN 9781576471852. $65.] Bibliography, index,...
Annotated Catalogue of Chopin's First Editions
BIBLIOGRAPHY Annotated Catalogue of Chopin's First Editions. By Christophe Grabowski and John Rink. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [lxxxiv, 909 p. ISBN 9780521817176. $225.] Tables, bibliography, appendices.Over the last dozen years, Christophe...
Antonio Vivaldi/Antonio Vivaldi Und Seine Zeit
Antonio Vivaldi. By Egidio Pozzi. (Constellatio Musica: Collezione di musica antica, rinascimentale e barocca, 15.) Palermo: L'Epos, 2007. [776 p. ISBN 9788883022425. i48,30.] Music examples, illustrations, tables, catalogue of productions, bibliography,...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2011 issue (p. 115 of this volume). ENGLISH Albiez, Sean, and David Pattie, eds. Kraftwerk: music non-stop. New York: Continuum, 2011. xi, 244 p. ISBN 9781441165077...
Boulez, Music and Philosophy
Boulez, Music and Philosophy. By Edward Campbell. (Music in the Twentieth Century, no. 27.) Cam - bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xvi, 281 p. ISBN 9780521862424. $95.] Music examples, figures, tables, bibliography, index.Considering how large...
Classical Music Reference Library
[Alexandria, VA]: Alexander Street Press, 2007--. http://bakr.alexanderstreet.com/ (Accessed April to May 2011). [Requires a Web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or Firefox 1.0 or higher recommended), an Internet connection, and Adobe Reader....
Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM)
University of Oxford, 2003--. http://uww.diamm.ac.uk/index.html (Accessed June 2011). [Requires a Web browser with Adobe Flash player installed, an Internet connection, and free registration to view images.] DIAMM, founded by Margaret Bent and Andrew...
Donna Coleman
Don't Touch Me: Ignacio Cervantes: Danzas Cubanas. OutBach Music CNO01 (2010), CD. Donna Coleman is an American pianist. who has lived in Australia for many years, where she is currently Coordinator of the Postgraduate Studies program for the Melbourne...
Don't Touch Me: Ignacio Cervantes: Danzas Cubanas
Donna Coleman. Don't Touch Me: Ignacio Cervantes: Danzas Cubanas. OutBach Music CN001 (2010), CD.Donna Coleman is an American pianist who has lived in Australia for many years, where she is currently Coordinator of the Postgraduate Studies program for...
Editorial Challenges in the Early Songs of Gabriel Faure
Like many composers before and after him, Gabriel Faure (1845-- 1924) used the intimate, focused medium of art song as a crucible to develop and refine his compositional techniques. His devotion to the melodie spans his career, from the ever-fresh...
Editorial Challenges in the Early Songs of Gabriel Fauré
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)Like many composers before and after him, Gabriel Fauré (1845- 1924) used the intimate, focused medium of art song as a crucible to develop and refine his compositional techniques. His devotion to the mélodie...
Fauré Chamber Works
Gabriel Fauré. Trio pour piano, violon et violoncelle, op. 120. Urtext d'aprés Gabriel Fauré OEuvres complètes. Édité par = Edited by = Herausgegeben von James William Sobaskie. (Bärenreiter Urtext.) Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2010. [Introd. & editorial...
Fiddle Tunes
FIDDLE TUNES The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes. Transcribed and Annotated by Clare Milliner and Walt Koken. With references to original source recordings for each piece. Kennett Square, PA: Mud - thumper Music, 2011. [Acknowledgments,...
Gone to the Country: The New Lost City Ramblers & the Folk Music Revival
Gone to the Country: The New Lost City Ramblers & the Folk Music Revival. By Ray Allen. (Music in American Life.) Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. [x, 309 p. ISBN 9780252035609 (hardcover), $80; ISBN 9780252077470 (paperback), $50.] Illustrations,...
Hanns Eisler Briefe 1907-1943
Hanns Eisler Briefe 1907-1943. Edited by Jürgen Schebera and Maren Köster. (Hanns Eisler Gesamtausgabe, edited by the Internationale Hanns Eisler Gesellschaft, ser. 9, vol. 4.1.) Wies - baden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 2010. [xxvii, 532 p. ISBN 9783765103483....
I Don't Sound like Nobody: Remaking Music in 1950s America
POPULAR, AND PEOPLES I Don't Sound Like Nobody: Remaking Music in 1950s America. By Albin J. Zak III. (Tracking Pop, no. 3.) Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010. [308 p. ISBN 9780472116379. $29.95.] Bio - graphical references, index, discography.In...
Inside the Offertory: Aspects of Chronology and Transmission
By Rebecca Maloy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. [viii, 449 p. ISBN 9780195315172. $55.1 Illustrations, appendices, bibliography, indexes, music examples. Forty-five years ago, Ruth Steiner published an article entitled "Some Questions about...
Jean-Luc Godard-Musicien: Die Musik in Den Filmen Von Jean-Luc Godard/Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard-musicien: die Musik in den Filmen von Jean-Luc Godard. By Jürg Stenzl. Munich: Edition Text + Kritik, 2010. [464 p. ISBN 9783869160979. i48.] Music examples, facsimiles, interview, bibliography, filmography, discography, index.Jean-Luc...
JSTOR Music Collection
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2011 issue. The dates of access for each review of an online source indicate the dates during which the reviewer was evaluating the resource. All Web sites were...
Juan Esquivel: A Master of Sacred Music during the Spanish Golden Age
Juan Esquivel: A Master of Sacred Music during the Spanish Golden Age. By Clive Walkley. (Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music.) Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2010. [xvi, 270 p. ISBN 9781843835875. $95.] Music exam ples, illustrations, bibliography,...
Liszt as Transcriber
Liszt as Transcriber. By Jonathan Kregor. Cambridge: Cambridge Uni - versity Press, 2010. [xiii, 299 p. ISBN 9780521117777. $90.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Generalist studies are rare nowadays. They usually come either in the...
Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831): A Bio-Bibliography
Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831): A Bio-Bibliography. By Anna Kijas. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press 2010. [xvii, 201 p. ISBN 9780810876842. $55.] Illustrations, music examples, tables, index, annotated bibliography, discography.Polish pianist-composer Maria...
Medieval Song in Romance Languages
Medieval Song in Romance Languages. By John Haines. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xi, 304 p. ISBN 9780521765749. $90.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.In this book Haines writes with personal passion for a huge, "submerged"...
Music and the Wesleys
Music and the Wesleys. Edited by Nicholas Temperley and Stephen Banfield. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. [xviii, 274 p. ISBN 9780252035814 (hardcover), $80; ISBN 9780252077678 (paperback), $25.] Music examples, illustrations, appendices, bibliography,...
Music Received
A key to abbreviated imprints is found at the end of this column. For information about the content and arrangement of this list, consult the introduction to the column in the September issue (p. 182 of this volume). B air stow, George Frederick-...
Notes for Notes
Sibley Music Library of the Eastman School of Music has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Preservation and Access Award of $300,000 in support of the library's continuing efforts to digitize music scores in the public domain (i.e.,...
Notes for Notes
Sibley Music Library of the Eastman School of Music has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Preservation and Access Award of $300,000 in support of the library's continuing efforts to digitize music scores in the public domain (i.e.,...
Oxford History of Western Music
By Richard Taruksin. Oxford University Press, 2010. http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com (Accessed May 2011). [Requires a Web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Firefox 2.0 or higher, Safari 3.0 or higher recommended) and an Internet connection....
Prices of Music Monographs and Scores as Reflected in Notes, 2005-2010
All numbers presented here are based on data drawn from this journal's "Books Recently Published" and "Music Received" columns. Books and scores reviewed in Notes and imprints before 2008 are not included in the 2010 figures. No distinction is made...
Ramblin' Jack Elliott: The Never-Ending Highway
Ramblin' Jack Elliott: The Never-Ending Highway. By Hank Reineke. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010. [xx, 397 p. ISBN9780810872561. $55.] Illustrations, bibliography, discography, index.Sometimes stories of "also ran" figures are more compelling than...
R. Andrew Lee. Tom Johnson: An Hour for Piano. Irritable Hedgehog IHM001 (2010), CD
Tom Johnson's description of his score for An Hour for Piano (1971) on the Editions 75 website succinctly states: "Exactly 60 minutes of music for piano." This deadpan wit is also present in the program notes the composer wrote and included with the...
Recorded Music: Performance, Culture and Technology
ARTS AND TECHNOLOGIES Recorded Music: Performance, Culture and Technology. Edited by Amanda Bayley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xviii, 374 p. ISBN 9780521863094. $104.] Music examples, bibliography, discography, index.It is a daunting...
Schoenberg's New World: The American Years
Schoenberg's New World: The American Years. By Sabine Feisst. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011, [xvii, 379 pp. ISBN 9780195372380. $35.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Sabine Feisst, educated in her native Germany but currently...
Seeing Mahler: Music and the Language of Antisemitism in Fin-De-Siècle Vienna
Seeing Mahler: Music and the Language of Antisemitism in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna. By K. M. Knittel. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [xiii, 201 p. ISBN 9780754663720. $ 99.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.On 29 March 1935 Arnold Schoenberg gave a speech...
Sibelius in the Old and New World: Aspects of His Music, Its Interpretation, and Reception
Sibelius in the Old and New World: Aspects of His Music, Its Interpretation, and Reception. Edited by Timothy L. Jackson, Veijo Murtomäki, Colin Davis, and Timo Virtanen. (Inter disziplinäre Studien zur Musik, Band 6.) Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang,...
Sibelius Orchestral Works
Jean Sibelius. Symphony No. 3 in C major = Symphonie Nr. 3 C-dur, op. 52. Edited by = Herausgegeben von Timo Virtanen. ( Jean Sibelius Complete Works = Sämtliche Werke: Published by The National Library of Finland and The Sibelius Society of Finland...
Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied
Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied. By Yonatan Malin. (Oxford Studies in Music Theory.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. [xx, 236 p. ISBN 9780195340051. $49.95.] Music examples, tables, bibliography, index.In an 1817 article in...
Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers
Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers. By Jane Alden. (The New Cultural History of Music.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. [xxii, 283 p. ISBN 9780195381528. $45.] Music examples, illustrations,...
Sounding the Virtual: Gilles Deleuze and the Theory and Philosophy of Music
POSTCLASSICAL Sounding the Virtual: Gilles Deleuze and the Theory and Philosophy of Music. Edited by Brian Hulse and Nick Nesbitt. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [xvii, 288 p. ISBN 9780754667735. $119.95.] Figures, music examples, notes on contributors,...
Stories from the Anne Grimes Collection of American Folk Music
Stories from the Anne Grimes Collection of American Folk Music. By Anne Grimes. Compiled and edited by Sara Grimes, Jennifer Grimes Kay, Mary Grimes, and Mindy Grimes. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010. [xii, 188 p. ISBN 9780821419083 (hardcover),...
The Coronation of Their Majesties George VI and Queen Elizabeth, Westminster Abbey, 12 May 1937
Fleur de Lis Recordings FL1001- 2/FL1002-2 (2010), 2 CDs. This double compact disc contains the complete recording of the 1937 Coronation ceremony of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, marking the first time that all of the musical and spoken parts...
The Coronation of Their Majesties George VI and Queen Elizabeth, Westminster Abbey, 12 May 1937
EDITOR'S CHOICEThe Coronation of Their Majesties George VI and Queen Elizabeth, Westminster Abbey, 12 May 1937. Fleur de Lis Recordings FL1001- 2/FL1002-2 (2010), 2 CDs.This double compact disc contains the complete recording of the 1937 Corona - tion...
The Correspondence of Alberto Ginastera at the Library of Congress
The creative contribution of Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) has received growing international recognition. Musicians from all over the world have programed the composer's signature works. Performers have revived unknown pieces from the Ginastera oeuvre,...
The Cultural Life of the Early Polyphonic Mass: Medieval Context to Modern Revival
The Cultural Life of the Early Polyphonic Mass: Medieval Context to Modern Revival. By Andrew Kirkman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xiv, 383 p. ISBN 9780521114127. $99.] Music examples, illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index.Like...
The Makers of the Sacred Harp
The Makers of the Sacred Harp. By David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan. (Music in American Life.) Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. [xv, 321 p. 9780252035678 (hardcover), $70; ISBN 9780252077609 (paperback), $25.] Illustrations, bibliography,...
The New Guitarscape in Critical Theory, Cultural Practice and Musical Performance
The New Guitarscape in Critical Theory, Cultural Practice and Musical Performance. By Kevin Dawe. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [xx, 227 p. ISBN 978075466759. $99.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.In The New Guitarscape, Kevin Dawe argues that...
The Ruined Bridge: Studies in Barberini Patronage of Music and Spectacle, 1631-1679
The Ruined Bridge: Studies in Barberini Patronage of Music and Spectacle, 1631-1679. By Frederick Hammond. (Detroit Monographs in Musicology/Studies in Music, no. 56.) Sterling Park, MI: Harmonie Park Press, 2010. [xix, 303 p. ISBN 9780899901510. $55.]...
Tom Johnson: An Hour for Piano
R. Andrew Lee. Tom Johnson: An Hour for Piano. Irritable Hedgehog IHM001 (2010), CD.Tom Johnson's description of his score for An Hour for Piano (1971) on the Editions 75 website succinctly states: "Exactly 60 minutes of music for piano." This deadpan...
Uno Gentile et Subtile Ingenio: Studies in Renaissance Music in Honour of Bonnie J. Blackburn
PRECLASSICAL Uno gentile et subtile ingenio: Studies in Renaissance Music in Honour of Bonnie J. Blackburn. Edited by M. Jennifer Bloxam, Gioia Filocamo, and Leofranc Holford-Strevens. (Collection "Épitome musical.") Turn - hout, Belgium: Brepols, 2009....
Wendy Hilton: A Life in Baroque Dance
Wendy Hilton: A Life in Baroque Dance. By Wendy Hilton and Susan Bindig. (Wendy Hilton Dance & Music Series, no. 14.) Hillsdale, NY: Pen - dragon Press, 2010. [xvii, 295 p. ISBN 9781576471333. $65.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.Wendy Hilton...
When Opera Meets Film
When Opera Meets Film. By Marcia J. Citron. (Cambridge Studies in Opera.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xviii, 324 p. ISBN 970521895750. $95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, filmography and videography, index.Over the course...
Where the Dark and Light Folks Meet: Race and the Mythology, Politics, and Business of Jazz
Where the Dark and Light Folks Meet: Race and the Mythology, Politics, and Business of Jazz. By Randall Sandke. (Studies in Jazz, no. 60.) Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010. [x, 277 p. ISBN 9780810866522. $40.] Bibliography, index.Writing a book about...