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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. 61, No. 4, June

ABBA Gold/Electric Ladyland/Sign 'O' the Times/The Velvet Underground and Nico/Unknown Pleasures
ABBA Gold. By Elisabeth Vincentelli. New York: Continuum, 2004. (33 1/3.) [131 p. ISBN 0826415466. $9.95.]Electric Ladyland. By John Perry. New York: Continuum, 2004. (33 1/3.) [132 p. ISBN 0826415717. $9.95.]Sign 'O' the Times. By Michaelangelo Matos....
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Assessing the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Score Collection
Seeking to develop a better understanding of the collections they managed, and beginning a process of long-term planning, music librarians at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) enlisted the assistance of the library's preservation...
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Bach-Kommentar: Theologisch-Musikwissenschaftliche Kommentierung der Geistlichen Vokalwerke Johann Sebastian Bachs. Band 1: Die Geistlichen Kantaten Des 1. Bis 27. Trinitatis-Sonntages
COMPOSERS Bach-Kommentar: Theologisch-Musikwissenschaftliche Kommentierung der Geistlichen Vokalwerke Johann Sebastian Bachs. Band 1: Die Geistlichen Kantaten des 1. bis 27. Trinitatis-Sonntages. By Martin Petzoldt. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2004. (Schriftenreihe...
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Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works
Beethoven After Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works. By Stephen Rumph. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. [ix, 295 p. ISBN 0-520-23855-9. $45.] Index.Stephen Rumph's Beethoven After Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late...
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Bela Bartok
Bela Bartok. I. Konzert fur Klavier und Orchester. Revidierte Ausgabe (1998). Vienna: Universal Edition, [1998], c1954. [Pref. (Peter Bartok) and commentary (M. Koren) in Ger., Eng., Fr., p. i-xxx; notes on percussion, p. xxxiii-xxxv; instrumentation,...
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Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2004 issue (p. 153 of this volume). ENGLISH Adams, Chris. Turquoise days: the weird world of Echo & The Bunnymen. New York: Soft Skull; London: Turnaround,...
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Britten on Music
Britten on Music. Edited by Paul Kildea. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. [xv, 448 p. ISBNO-19816714-8. $49.95.] Illustrations, indexes.Britten on Music, the first published volume of Britten's writings, aims to be as complete an edition as current...
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Chamber Music: Six Sonatas for Harpsichord or Piano Forte with an Accompaniment for a Violin
Rayner Taylor. Chamber Music: Six Sonatas for Harpsichord or Piano Forte with an Accompaniment for a Violin, op. 2; Six Sonatas for Violoncello (with Keyboard Accompaniment). Edited by John Metz and Barbara Bailey-Metz. (Recent Researches in American...
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Choral Conducting: Philosophy and Practice/A Handbook for Beginning Choral Educators
Choral Conducting: Philosophy and Practice. By Colin Durrant. New York: Routledge, 2003. [204 p. ISBN 0-415-94357-4 (pbk.) $24.95.] Photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index.A Handbook for Beginning Choral Educators. By Walter Lamble. Bloomington:...
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Classical Music Library
Classical Music Library. Published by Alexander Street Press. http://www.classical.com. [Requires an audio-enabled computer with an Internet connection. Microsoft Windows users need Windows 98, Internet Explorer 5.5 or Netscape 6, Macromedia Flash...
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Critical Editions
CRITICAL EDITIONS Ludwig August Lebrun. Concerto in D Minor, André No. 1, for Oboe and Orchestra. From the set of six concerti published by André in Offenbach; edited by T. Herman and Delores J. Keahey. Winnipeg, Man.: Classical Winds Press, c2000. [Source...
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Der Tonwille: Pamplets in Witness of the Immutable Laws of Music, Offered to a New Generation of Youth
Der Tonwille: Pamplets in Witness of the Immutable Laws of Music, Offered to a New Generation of Youth, vol. 1. By Heinrich Schenker. Edited by William Drabkin. Translated by Ian Bent. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. [xx, 231 p. ISBN 0195122372....
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Dhrupad: Tradition and Performance in Indian Music
Dhrupad: Tradition and Performance in Indian Music. By Ritwak Sanyal and Richard Widdess. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. (SOAS Musicology Series.) [xxii, 395 p. ISBN 0-7546-0379-2. $114.95.] Music examples, bibliography, index, compact disc.There is...
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Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Explores America's Music and Its African American Roots
Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Explores America's Music and Its African American Roots. By Maurice Peress. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. [viii, 254 p. ISBN 0-19-509822-6. $30.] Music examples, illustrations, index, bibliography, discography.In...
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Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice
GENRE STUDIES: EAST AND WEST Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice. By Wendy Heller. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. [xix, 386 p. ISBN 0-520-20933-8. $65.00.] Music examples, notes, bibliography,...
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Eric Dolphy
Eric Dolphy. The Best of Eric Dolphy. Prestige PRCD-5708-2, 2004. In early 2004, the Fantasy Jazz label group (a family that now includes such illustrious imprints as Prestige, Milestone, Riverside, and Contemporary, as well as the great soul labels...
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Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice: Cinema Soundtracks in the 1980s and 1990s
Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice: Cinema Soundtracks in the 1980s and 1990s. By Annette Davison. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.) [x, 221 p. ISBN: 0-75460-5825. $69.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography,...
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Itzhak Perlman Rediscovered
Itzhak Perlman Rediscovered. Itzhak Perlman; David Garvey. BMG Classics 82876-62516-2, 2004. This utterly delightful recital program was recorded over several days in March and November of 1965, and was originally intended to be Itzhak Perlman's...
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Jacques Christian Michael Widerkehr
Jacques Christian Michael Widerkehr. The Duosonatas. Bart Schneeman; Pablo Giacometti. Channel Classics CCS SA 19204, 2004. While the details of Jacques Widerkehr's life story are a matter of some dispute, what is commonly accepted about its general...
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Jean-Michel Defaye
Jean-Michel Defaye. Six etudes pour deux saxophones altos. Paris: J. Hamelle & [C.sup.ie] Editeurs; sole distribution, Alphonse Leduc et [C.sup.ie], c1997. [2 scores, p. 2-26; note on the composer in Fr., Eng., back cover verso. AL 28 952. Duration,...
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John Taverner: His Life and Music
John Taverner: His Life and Music. By Hugh Benham. Burlington, VT: Ashgate , 2003. [xvii, 332 p. ISBN 0-7546-0142-0. $94.95.] Music examples, illustrations, notes, appendices, bibliography, index.John Taverner (ca. 1490-1545) gained a degree of unexpected...
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Lounge Caravan: A Selective Discography
LOUNGE CARAVAN: A SELECTIVE DISCOGRAPHY BY MELISSA URSULA DAWN GOLDSMITH PRECURSORS AND NOT-SO-DISTANT COUSINS The genre designation "lounge" describes a complex network of music ranging from light instrumentals (easy listening) to experimental...
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Lounge Caravan: A Selective Discography
PRECURSORS AND NOT-SO-DISTANT COUSINSThe genre designation "lounge" describes a complex network of music ranging from light instrumentais (easy listening) to experimental uses of instruments and cutting-edge technology (not-so-easy listening). The word...
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Ludwig August Lebrun
Ludwig August Lebrun. Concerto in D Minor, Andre No. 1, for Oboe and Orchestra. From the set of six concerti published by Andre in Offenbach; edited by T. Herman and Delores J. Keahey. Winnipeg, Man.: Classical Winds Press, c2000. [Source notes, crit....
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Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip-Hop
Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip-Hop. By Joseph G. Schloss. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004. (Music/Culture.) [xiii, 246 p. ISBN 0-8195-6696-9. $24.95.] Bibliography, discography, index.Consider an aesthetics of music in which...
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Mozart's Haffner and Linz Symphonies Arranged for Pianoforte, Flute, Violin, and Violoncello/Twelve Select Overtures Arranged for Pianoforte, Flute, Violin, and Violoncello
Johann Nepomuk Hummel. Mozart's Haffner and Linz Symphonies Arranged for Pianoforte, Flute, Violin, and Violoncello. Edited by Mark Kroll. (Recent Researches in the Music of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, 29.) Madison, WI: A-R Editions,...
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Music Entries at Stationers' Hall 1710-1818
Music Entries at Stationers' Hall 1710-1818. Compiled by Michael Kassler from lists prepared for William Hawes, D.W. Krummel and Alan Tyson and from other sources. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. [xxviii, 735 p. ISBN 07546-3458-2. $119.95.] Indexes.Twenty...
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Music for Saxophone Ensembles
MUSIC FOR SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLES Jean-Michel Defaye. Six études pour deux saxophones altos. Paris: J. Hamelle & C^sup ie^ Éditeurs; sole distribution, Alphonse Leduc et C^sup ie^, c1997. [2 scores, p. 2-26; note on the composer in Fr., Eng., back cover...
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Music Library Association: Notes to Financial Statements
June 30, 2004 And 2003 1. SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES ORGANIZATION -- The Music Library Association was formed in 1945 as a non-stock, non-profit corporation. The purposes of the Association are to promote the establishment, growth,...
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Music Publishers' Catalogs
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2004 issue (p. 257 of this volume). All Web sites accessed 23 February 2005. Acoustic Music Records, Postfach 1945, D-49009 Osnabruck, Germany. http://www.acoustic-music.de/...
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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 2004 issue (p. 243 of this volume). All Web sites accessed on...
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Music Scenes: Local, Translocal, and Virtual
POPULAR MUSIC Music Scenes: Local, Translocal, and Virtual. Edited by Andy Bennett and Richard A. Peterson. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004. [xvi, 264 p. ISBN 0-8265-1451-0. $24.95.] Illustrations, index."Scene" is one of the most frequently-used...
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Necrology Index
This column is an extract from the necrology file of the Gaylord Music Library, Washington University, available online at http://library.wustl.edu/units/music/necro/index.html. It comprises those names that are listed in the dictionaries and encyclopedias...
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Notes for Notes
The Music Library Association has announced its publications awards for 2003. The Vincent H. Duckles Award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music published in 2003 was presented to the Dictionnaire de la musique en France...
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Performing Music in the Age of Recording
PERFORMANCE: HISTORY AND PRACTICE Performing Music in the Age of Recording. By Robert Philip. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. [vii, 293 p. ISBN 0-300-10246-1. $35.00.] Music examples, index.This book is, I believe, the first largescale study...
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Silence and Slow Time
MUSIC THEORY / FILM THEORY Silence and Slow Time. By Martin Boykan. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2004. [ix, 255 p. ISBN 0-8108-4751-5. $49.95.] Music examples, index.Musical time and the various ways musical phenomena are transformed over time...
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Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams
Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams. By Tammy L. Kernodle. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004. [328 p. ISBN 155553-609-9. $30.] Illustrations, bibliography, discography, index.This is the second biographical monograph to appear...
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The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist
The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist. By Claire TaylorJay. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2004. [viii, 225 p. ISBN 0-7546-0578-7. $74.95.] Music examples, tables, illustrations, bibliography, index.Claire...
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The Best of Eric Dolphy
Eric Dolphy. The Best of Eric Dolphy. Prestige PRCD-5708-2, 2004.In early 2004, the Fantasy Jazz label group (a family that now includes such illustrious imprints as Prestige, Milestone, Riverside, and Contemporary, as well as the great soul labels Specialty...
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The Duosonatas
Jacques Christian Michael Widerkehr. The Duosonatas. Bart Schneeman; Pablo Giacometti. Channel Classics CCS SA 19204, 2004.While the details of Jacques Widerkehr's life story are a matter of some dispute, what is commonly accepted about its general shape...
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The English and American Hymnody Collection of the Pitts Theology Library, Emory University
INTRODUCTION Collecting is a hobby many enjoy. The object may be coins, stamps, dolls, antiques, baseball cards, and many other objects of perceived value. It is the rare individual who collects hymnals. Most hymnals are not especially valuable...
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The George Gershwin Reader
The George Gershwin Reader. Edited by Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. [xiv, 354 p. ISBN 0-19513019-7. $30.00.] Chronology, bibliography, index.The life and music of George Gershwin have occasioned a wide-ranging...
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The Thematic Catalogue of the Music Works of Johann Pachelbel
REFERENCE BOOKSThe Thematic Catalogue of the Music Works of Johann Pachelbel. By Jean M. Perreault. Edited by Donna K. Fitch. Foreword by Christoph Wolff. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, [viii, 411p. ISBN 0-8108-4970-4. $80.] Illustrations, appendices,...
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Various Bartok Editions
VARIOUS BARTOK EDITIONS Béla Bartok. I. Konzert für Klavier und Orchester. Revidierte Ausgabe (1998). Vienna: Universal Edition, [1998], c1954. [Pref. (Peter Bartok) and commentary (M. Koren) in Ger., Eng., Fr., p. i-xxx; notes on percussion, p. xxxiii-xxxv;...
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Voices of the Country: Interviews with Classic Country Performers
Voices of the Country: Interviews with Classic Country Performers. By Michael Streissguth. New York: Routledge, 2004. [x, 216 p. ISBN O415-90742-3. $19.95.] Illustrations, index, bibliography.Interviews at their best can be a great primary source of...
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