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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. 62, No. 1, September

Archives for the Future: Global Perspectives on Audiovisual Archives in the 21st Century
ARCHIVES, COPYRIGHT, CONFERENCES Archives for the Future: Global Perspectives on Audiovisual Archives in the 21st Century. Edited by Anthony Seeger and Shubha Chaudhuri. Gurgaon, Haryana, India: Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology, American...
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Bad Music: The Music We Love to Hate
Bad Music: The Music We Love to Hate. Edited by Christopher Washburne and Maiken Derno. New York: Routledge, 2004. [x, 379 p. ISBN 0-415-94366-3. $24.95.] Illustrations, index.Every now and then a book comes along that articulates something that is embedded...
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Books Recently Published
This column is compiled quarterly based on the output of the monographic music cataloging units of the Library of Congress. Entries appear on the list as they are cataloged by the library, regardless of the date of publication. ENGLISH Ashby,...
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Brahms and the German Spirit
Brahms and the German Spirit. By Daniel Beller-McKenna. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. [xi, 243 p. ISBN 0-674-01318-2. $49.95.] Illustrations, music examples, index, notes.Daniel Beller-McKenna has set out to correct what he sees as a...
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Charles Koechlin, Catherine Urner, and the Shatto-Urner Manuscript Collection at the University of California, Berkeley
After the death of the organist Charles Shatto on New Year's Day 1983, the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) inherited a substantial collection of manuscripts by Shatto himself, his wife Catherine Urner (1891-1942), and their composition teacher...
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Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo/Cuban Music from A to Z/Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: One Hundred Years of Jazz in Cuba/Divine Utterances: The Performance of Afro-Cuban Santería
CUBAN MUSIC: A REVIEW ESSAYCuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo. By Ned Sublette. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2004. [xv, 672 p. ISBN 1-55652-516-8. $36.00.] Illustrations, index, bibliography.Cuban Music from A to Z. By Helio Orovio....
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Divining the Oracle: Monteverdi's Seconda Prattica
Divining the Oracle: Monteverdi's Seconda Prattica. By Massimo Ossi. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. [xviii, 280 p. ISBN 0-226-63883-9. $60.] Music examples, illustrations, index, bibliography.In his fifth book of madrigals (1605), Claudio...
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Early American Anthems
CRITICAL EDITIONS Early American Anthems. Edited by Karl Kroeger. (Recent Researches in American Music, 36-37.) Madison, WI: A-R Editions, Inc., c2000. [Pt. 1: Anthems for Public Celebrations. Acknowledgments, p. vii; introd., p. ix-xxv; 6 plates (3...
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Editor's Note
With this issue, the journal begins its celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Music Library Association (MLA). For the next two years each issue will include at least one article that is devoted to a luminary of the association...
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Editor's Note
With this issue, the journal begins its celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Music Library Association (MLA). For the next two years each issue will include at least one article that is devoted to a luminary of the association who...
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Efrem Zimbalist: A Life
Efrem Zimbalist: A Life. By Roy Malan. Pompton Plains, NJ: Amadeus Press, 2004. [xii, 368 p. ISBN 1-57467-091-3. $29.95.] Bibliography, discography, index.In the early years of the twentieth century, the violin studio of Leopold Auer at the Conservatory...
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Electronica
Reviews, new titles, and publisher and title changes announced elsewhere in this column include additional comments about electronic access. 19th Century Music, see JSTOR announcement in this section. Asian Music, see Project Muse announcement...
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Errant Thoughts on Some Rare Items in the Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
By way of an introduction to the specialized articles that follow in this issue, I shall attempt to sketch a general picture of the founding and early evolution of the music library at the University of California, Berkeley, with emphasis on its relationship...
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Gustav Mahler: Letters to His Wife
Gustav Mahler: Letters to his Wife. Edited by Henry-Louis de la Grange and Günter Weiss in collaboration with Knud Martner. First complete edition revised and translated by Antony Beaumont. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995, 2004. [xxvii, 431 p....
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Henry F. Gilbert: A Bio-Bibliography
Henry F. Gilbert: A Bio-Bibliography. By Sherrill V. Martin. (Bio-Bibliographies in Music, 93.) Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004. [xii, 296 p. ISBN 0-313-27445-2. $79.95.] Index, discography.During the second decade of the twentieth century, some writers...
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Historical Musicology: Sources, Methods, Interpretations
Historical Musicology: Sources, Methods, Interpretations. Edited by Stephen A. Grist and Roberta Montemorra Marvin. (Eastman Studies in Music.) University of Rochester Press, 2004. [viii, 429 p. ISBN 1-58046-111-5. $95.] Music examples, index.With such...
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La Casa del Mugnaio: Ascolto E Interpretazione Della Schöne Müllerin: Con L'edizione del Ciclo Liederistico Secondo la Neue Schubert-Ausgabe
La casa del mugnaio: ascolto e interpretazione della Schöne Müllerin: con l'edizione del ciclo liederistico secondo la Neue Schubert-Ausgabe. By Giuseppina La Face Bianconi. (Historiae Musicae Cultores, 102.) Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2003. [322 p. ISBN...
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"Let the Church Sing!": Music and Worship in a Black Mississippi Community
ETHNOMUSICOLOGY "Let the Church Sing!": Music and Worship in a Black Mississippi Community. By Thérèse Smith. Rochester, NY: Rochester University Press, 2004. [xxi, 293 p. ISBN 1-58046-157-3. $45.00.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.As...
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Listening to Reason: Culture, Subjectivity, and Nineteenth-Century Music
Listening to Reason: Culture, Subjectivity, and Nineteenth-Century Music. By Michael P. Steinberg. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. [xiv, 246 p. ISBN 0-691-11685-7. $29.95.] Illustrations, index.With Listening to Reason: Culture, Subjectivity,...
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Music and Copyright
Music and Copyright, 2d ed. Edited by Simon Frith and Lee Marshall. New York: Routledge, 2004. [vi, 218 p. ISBN 0-415-97253-1. $24.95.] Index.Music copyright is a broad and complex issue. Philosophers and kings, governments and courts, publishers and...
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Music Received
INTRODUCTION This column presents a comprehensive list of new music publications that have been sent recently by publishers and distributors for possible review in Notes. Self-published music is listed when a source of acquisition is provided. The...
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Naxos Music Library (Internet Music Resource)
Naxos Music Library (Internet music resource). Naxos Digital Services Ltd. http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com. [Requires: For PC users: Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, or XP with Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 1.7.1, FireFox 1.0, Netscape 7.1, or Opera 7.53...
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New Titles
Acoustical Arts and Artifacts: Technology, Aesthetics, Communication (AAA/TAC). Edited by Giovanni Morelli. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Istituto per Ia musica, Venezia (Giorgio Cini Institute for Music, Venice); Istituti editoriali e poligrafici internazionali....
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Notes for Notes
A. Ralph Papakhian and Sue Ellen Stancu are the joint recipients of the Music OCLC Users Group's (MOUG) Distinguished Service Award. This award was established to recognize and honor a librarian who has made significant professional contributions to...
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Notes for Notes
A. Ralph Papakhian and Sue Ellen Stancu are the joint recipients of the Music OCLC Users Group's (MOUG) Distinguished Service Award. This award was established to recognize and honor a librarian who has made significant professional contributions to...
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Paul Bowles on Music
Paul Bowles on Music. Edited by Timothy Mangan and Irene Herrmann. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. [xviii, 292 p. ISBN 1417508124. $34.95.] Index, bibliography.Whether he wanted it or not, fame has found Paul Bowles (1910-1999). For some...
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Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles
Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles. Edited by Ted Solis. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. [vii, 322 p. ISBN 0-520-23831-1. $24.95.] Index, bibliography.World music ensembles can be found in...
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Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture
Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture. By Aaron A. Fox. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. [xv, 363 p. ISBN 0-8223-3348-1. $22.95.] Illustrations, index, bibliography.As a relatively young field of academic inquiry, country...
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Rockin' Las Américas: The Global Politics of Rock in Latin/o America
Rockin' las Américas: The Global Politics of Rock in Latin/o America. Edited by Deborah Pacini Hernandez, Héctor Fernández-L'Hoeste, and Eric Zolov. (Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas.) Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004....
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Sealed Documents and Open Lives: Ernest Bloch's Private Correspondence
In the spring of 1997, philosopher Lydia Goehr visited Berkeley as that year's Bloch Lecturer. Living in the same apartment building as Suzanne Bloch, the daughter of Ernest Bloch who, as the name of the lecture series indicates, was the first beneficiary...
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Sealed Documents and Open Lives: Ernest Bloch's Private Correspondence
In the spring of 1997, philosopher Lydia Goehr visited Berkeley as that year's Bloch Lecturer. Living in the same apartment building as Suzanne Bloch, the daughter of Ernest Bloch who, as the name of the lecture series indicates, was the first beneficiary...
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Speaking of Music: Music Conferences, 1835-1966
Speaking of Music: Music Conferences, 1835-1966. Edited by James R. Cowdery, Zdravko Blazekovic, and Barry S. Brook. (RILM Retrospective Series, 4.) New York: Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, 2004. [xxii, 762 p. ISBN 1-932765-00-X; ISSN...
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Special Journal Issues
Column editor's note: at this writing, special issues are not always readily apparent in journals that are accessed electronically through publisher Web sites. These online resources frequently omit cover and title pages, and do not fully reproduce...
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Thai Classical Singing: Its History, Musical Characteristics and Transmission
Thai Classical Singing: Its History, Musical Characteristics and Transmission. By Dusadee Swangviboonpong. (SOAS Musicology Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2003. [xxiii, 232 p. ISBN 0-7546-0790-9 $94.95.] Music examples, illustrations,...
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The Age of Chopin: Interdisciplinary Inquiries
The Age of Chopin: Interdisciplinary Inquiries. Edited by Halina Goldberg. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. [xii, 368 p. ISBN 0-253-34319-4. $59.95.] Music examples, indexes, notes.The Age of Chopin: Interdisciplinary Inquiries, edited by...
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The Beethoven Violin Sonatas: History, Criticism, Performance
COMPOSERS The Beethoven Violin Sonatas: History, Criticism, Performance. Edited by Lewis Lockwood and Mark Kroll. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2004. [164 p. ISBN0-252-02932-1. $45.] Music examples, index, bibliography.Previous scholarly inquiries...
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The Birth of the Orchestra: History of an Institution, 1650-1815
The Birth of the Orchestra: History of an Institution, 1650-1815. By John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. [xviii, 614 p. ISBN0-19-816434-3. $175.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.In their preface to...
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The Borel Manuscript: A New Source of Seventeenth-Century French Harpsichord Music at Berkeley
During the summer of 2004 John H. Roberts, the head of the music library at the University of California, Berkeley, was able to acquire for our new Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library a particularly interesting seventeenth-century manuscript of French...
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The Cambridge Companion to Sibelius
The Cambridge Companion to Sibelius. Edited by Daniel M. Grimley. (Cambridge Companions to Music.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. [xvii, 273 p. ISBN 0-521-81552-5. $75.] Music examples, index, bibliography.In 1933, at the height of the British...
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The Pianist's Dictionary
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, PERFORMERS, AND PERFORMANCE The Pianist's Dictionary. By Maurice Hinson. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. [x, 221 p. ISBN 0-253-344050-0. $39.95.] Bibliography.For more than 30 years the industrious Maurice Hinson, professor...
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Title, Frequency, and Publisher Changes; Cessations
The quarterly French music theory journal Analyse Musicale (ISSN 0295-3722), published under the auspices of the Societe francaise d'analyse musicale, started with number 1 (November 1985) and suspended publication after number 32 (July 1993), then...
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