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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. 69, No. 3, March

Academic Charts Online: International Popular Music
For information regarding the scope of this column., consult the headnote in the September 2012 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...
Antonio Vivaldi
Antonio Vivaldi. Orlando furioso. DVD. Jean-Christophe Spinosi / Ensemble Matheus. With Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Jennifer Larmore, Verónica Cangemi, Philippe Jaroussky. Paris: Naïve, 2011. DR 2148. $24.99.Antonio Vivaldi's opera Orlando furioso, first produced...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2012 issue (p. 104 of this volume). ENGLISH Ake, David Andrew, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, and Daniel Goldmark, eds. jazz/ not jazz: the music and its boundaries....
Brahms Und Ungarn. Biographische, Rezeptionsgeschichtliche, Quellenkritische Und Analytische Studien
Brahms und Ungarn. Biographische, rezeptionsgeschichtliche, quellenkritische und analytische Studien. By Adam Gellen. Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 2011. [x, 730 p. ISBN 9783862960194. i85.] Illustrations, music examples, facsimiles, bibliography, index.Many...
Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream
Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream. Edited by Kenneth Womack, Jerry Zolten, and Mark Bernhard. (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. [xviii, 275 p. ISBN 9781409404972. $89.95.] Illustrations,...
Chick Corea and Friedrich Gulda
Chick Corea and Friedrich Gulda. The Meeting. DVD. Directed by Janos Darvas. [Halle/Saale, Germany]: Arthaus Musik, 2012. $24.99.By the time that pianists Friedrich Gulda and Chick Corea gathered for a marathon two-and-a-half hour joint recital at the...
Daniel Barenboim Plays Bach Goldberg Variations
Daniel Barenboim Plays Bach Goldberg Variations. DVD. Directed by Christopher Nupen. [Berlin]: EuroArts, 1992, 2012. 2066778. $24.99.In 1992, director Christopher Nupen filmed Daniel Barenboim in a studio recording of Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg...
Electronica
Reviews, new tides, and publisher and title changes announced elsewhere in this column include additional comments about electronic access. Boccherini Online ( http://www.boccherini online.it); ISSN 2239-8287), is an open-access, peer-reviewed Italian-language...
Francesco Cavalli
This semiannual column presents reviews of significant video releases of interest to the field of music and to music libraries, as well as occasionally providing review essays and briefly noting other interesting titles. All genres of music in all video...
Georg Friederic Handel
Georg Friederic Handel. Samson: Oratorio in Three Acts, HWV 57. Herausgegeben von Hans Dieter Clausen. (Hallische Handel-Ausgabe, Ser. I, Bd. 18). Kassel, New York: Barenreiter, 2011. [Teilband 1: Partitur von 1743. Pref. and ed. policy in Ger., Eng.,...
Handel's Samson
HANDEL'S SAMSONGeorg Friederic Händel. Samson: Oratorio in Three Acts, HWV 57. Herausgegeben von Hans Dieter Clausen. (Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, Ser. I, Bd. 18). Kassel, New York: Bärenreiter, 2011. [Teilband 1: Partitur von 1743. Pref. and ed. policy...
In Search of Song: The Life and Times of Lucy Broadwood
In Search of Song: The Life and Times of Lucy Broadwood. By Dorothy de Val. (Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain.) Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, 2011. [x, 194 p. ISBN 9780754654087. $89.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.This study of Lucy Broadwood (1858-...
Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater
Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater. By Jeffrey Magee. (Broadway Legacies.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xiii, 394 p. ISBN 9780195398267. $35.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, discography, index.Although many Americans know...
Ives Fourth Symphony
IVES FOURTH SYMPHONYCharles Ives. Symphony No. 4. James B. Sinclair, Executive Editor. Edited by William Brooks (mvt. 1), James B. Sinclair (mvt. 2), Kenneth Singleton (mvt. 3), Wayne D. Shirley (mvt. 4). (Charles Ives Society Critical Edition.) New...
Jean Sibelius/Jean Sibelius and His World
SIBELIUS Jean Sibelius. By Tomi Mäkelä. Translated by Steven Lindberg. Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2011. [xl, 496 p. ISBN 9781843836889. $90.] Music examples, illustrations, works list, bibliography, indexes.Jean Sibelius and His World. Edited by...
Jewry in Music: Entry to the Profession from the Enlightenment to Richard Wagner
Jewry in Music: Entry to the Profession from the Enlightenment to Richard Wagner. By David Conway. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. [xiv, 339 p. ISBN 9781107015388. $99.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.With Jewry in Music,...
John Adams's Nixon in China: Musical Analysis, Historical and Political Perspectives
John Adams's Nixon in China: Musical Analysis, Historical and Political Perspectives. By Timothy A. Johnson. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. [xv, 278 p. ISBN 9781409426820. $99.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Richard Nixon's diplomatic...
John Philip Sousa's America: The Patriot's Life in Images and Words/"Bully for the Band!": The Civil War Letters and Diary of Four Brothers in the 10th Vermont Infantry Band: Charles George, Herbert George, Jere George and Osman George/Connecticut's Fife & Drum Tradition
(NORTH) AMERICANAJohn Philip Sousa's America: The Patriot's Life in Images and Words. By John Philip Sousa IV with Loras John Schissel. Chicago: GIA Publica - tions, 2012. [214 pp. ISBN 9781579998837. $34.95.] Illustrations, CD."Bully for the Band!":...
Jules Massenet
Jules Massenet. Cendrillon. DVD. Bertrand de Billy / Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. With Joyce DiDonato, Alice Coote, Ewa Podles, Jean-Philippe Lafont, Eglise Gutiérrez. London: Virgin Classics, 2011, 2012. 60250995. $37.99.Massenet...
Leo Fall/Franz Lehár/Emmerich Kálmán
Leo Fall. Die Dollarprinzessin. DVD. Bert Grund / Symphonie- Orchester Graunke. Directed by Klaus Überall. With Tatjana Iwanow, Horst Niendorf, Gabriele Jacoby. [Germany]: Arthaus, 2012, 1971. 101624. $29.99.Franz Lehár. Zigeunerliebe. DVD. Heinz Wallberg...
LibraryMusicSource.Com
LibraryMusicSource.com. [Verona, NJ]: CD Sheet Music, LLC, 2000--. www.librarymusicsource.com (Accessed July--August 2012). [Requires a Web browser, Adobe Reader, and an Internet connection. Pricing: institutional subscription starts at $500 per year...
Music and the Language of Love: Seventeenth-Century French Airs
FRANCE Music and the Language of Love: Seventeenth-Century French Airs. By Catherine Gordon-Seifert. (Music and the Early Modern Imagination; Musical Meaning and Interpretation.) Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011. [viii, 390 p. ISBN 9780253354617....
Music Discovery Requirements: A Guide to Optimizing Interfaces
ABSTRACT Music materials, particularly scores and recordings, pose unique demands that must be considered for their successful discovery. Some of the discoverability challenges of music materials in public search interfaces can be addressed simply...
Music Discovery Requirements: A Guide to Optimizing Interfaces
I. INTRODUCTION"Discovery" has become a library buzzword, but it refers to a traditional concept: enabling users to find information and materials. Discovery was first facilitated by print indexes and card catalogs, then later by online library catalogs...
Music, Movies, Meanings and Markets: Cinemajazzamatazz
Music, Movies, Meanings and Markets: Cinemajazzamatazz. By Morris B. Holbrook. (Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research, 14.) New York: Routledge, 2011. [xxiv, 382 p. ISBN 9780415893138. $125.] Bibliography.The eminent consumer psychologist-jazz pianist...
Music Publishing by Subscription in 1820s France: A Preliminary Study
ABSTRACT Subscription lists in six scores published in France in the 1820s open a window onto publishing and distribution practices of that era. The publishers are J. Frey of Paris, with examples of subscription lists from full scores in his complete...
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. 156 of this volume). SCHOLARLY Sc HISTORICAL EDITIONS...
New Periodicals
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)This semiannual column selectively lists new periodicals; describes their objectives, formats, and contents; and provides information about special issues, title and format changes, mergers, and cessations....
Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice
Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice. By Tad Hershorn. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. [xii, 488 p. ISBN 9780520267824, $34.95.] Photographs, chronology, notes, bibliography, index.Tad Hershorn's biography on jazz impresario...
Notes for Notes
University at Buffalo Music Library announces availability of Ferdinand Praeger Collection of Scores. Ferdinand Praeger (1815-1891) is best known today as the author of Wagner as I Knew Him, a book that stirred considerable controversy when it was published...
Oscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson. Easter Suite. DVD. Produced and directed by Alan Benson. [Leipzig, Germany]: Arthaus, 2012, 1984. 107063. $19.99.Easter Suite is Oscar Peterson's musical interpretation of the Passion, Jesus's suffering, death and resurrection. That might...
Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe
OUTSIDERS Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe. By Maria Cizmic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xii, 233 p. ISBN 9780199734603. $65.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index, companion Web site.Since the late 1970s...
Ravel
RAVEL Ravel. By Roger Nichols. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011. [xii, 430 p. ISBN 9780300108828. $40.] Music examples, illustrations, works list, bibliography, index.Publications about Maurice Ravel and his music, especially those from British...
Ravel the Decadent: Memory, Sublimation, and Desire
Ravel the Decadent: Memory, Sublimation, and Desire. By Michael J. Puri. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. [vii, 272 p. ISBN 9780199735372. $24.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Michael Puri's marvelous book follows a spate...
Richard Strauss
Richard Strauss. Elektra. DVD. Christoph von Dohnányi / Opernhaus Zürich. With Majaran Lipovsek, Eva Johansson, Melanie Diener, Rudolf Schasching, Alfred Muff. [Germany]: Arthaus Musik, 2012. 107297. $29.99.Richard Strauss' one-act, modernist opera Elektra...
Richard Strauss: A Musical Life
GERMANS Richard Strauss: A Musical Life. By Raymond Holden. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. [xiii, 316 p. ISBN 9780300126426. $35.] Illustra - tions, appendices (including discography), bibliography, index.Until quite recently-perhaps only the...
Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner. Lohengrin. DVD. Claudio Abbado / Wiener Staatsoper. Directed by Wolfgang Weber. With Plácido Domingo, Cheryl Studer, Robert Lloyd, Hartmut Welker, Dunja Vejzovic, Georg Tichy. Germany: Arthaus Musik, 1990, 2012. 100957. $39.99.Richard...
Salt of the Earth/Mystic Fighters
Salt of the Earth. DVD. Directed by Sophie Meyer. London: Mundo Nuevo Production and InavisionTV, 2004. £11.00.Mystic Fighters. DVD and Blu-Ray. Directed by Sophie Meyer. London: InavisionTV, 2013. DVD, 15.00; Blu-Ray, £20.00.Beyond the familiar flamboyance...
Salvatore Sciarrino
Salvatore Sciarrino. Luci mie traditrici. DVD. Marco Angius / Ensemble Algoritmo. With Nina Tarandek, Christian Miedl, Roland Schneider, Simon Bode. Leipzig: EuroArts, 2010, 2012. 2059038. $24.99.Salvatore Sciarrino is considered one of the top names...
Selbstlose Musik. Texte, Briefe, Gespräche
Selbstlose Musik. Texte, Briefe, Gespräche. By Karel Goeyvaerts. Edited by Mark Delaere. Cologne: Musik Texte, 2010. [560 p. ISBN 9783981331912. i30.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.I hope it would not be too unfair to observe that...
Staging the French Revolution: Cultural Politics and the Paris Opéra, 1789-1794
Staging the French Revolution: Cultural Politics and the Paris Opéra, 1789-1794. By Mark Darlow. (The New Cultural History of Music.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xiv, 421 p. ISBN 9780199773725. $65.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography,...
The Correspondence of Jean Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch, 1906-1939
The Correspondence of Jean Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch, 1906-1939. Edited and translated by Philip Ross Bullock. Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2011. [xxii, 289 p. ISBN 9781843836834. $90.] Music examples, illustrations, chronology, bibliography, index.This...
The Guitar and a Journey of Two, A Personal Glimpse at How Two People and Two Guitars Became One
The Guitar and a Journey of Two, A Personal Glimpse at How Two People and Two Guitars Became One. DVD. Directed by David Dusman. Buffalo, NY: Fleur de Son Classics, 2011. FDS-58013. $24.99.Precision is the key element here. The Guitar and a Journey of...
The Irving Berlin Reader
The Irving Berlin Reader. Edited by Benjamin Sears. (Readers on American Musicians.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xi, 219 p. ISBN 9780195383744. $35.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.When compiling a volume of essays, an editor faces...
The Oxford Handbook of the American Musical
MUSICAL THEATER The Oxford Handbook of the American Musical. Edited by Raymond Knapp, Mitchell Morris, and Stacy Wolf. (Oxford Handbooks.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. [x, 480 p. ISBN 9780195385946. $150.] Illustrations, bibliography, index,...
The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras: Artistic Triumphs and Economic Challenges
MUSIC AND MARKETS The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras: Artistic Triumphs and Economic Challenges. By Robert J. Flanagan. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012. [vii, 224 p. ISBN 9780300171938. $50.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.During...
Title, Frequency, and Publisher Changes; Cessations
Fast Folk Musical Magazine (ISSN 87559137), published by Fast Folk Musical, Inc., ceased publication in 1997. Forum-Musikbibliothek, the journal of IAML Germany, has resumed publication with new publisher Ortus Musikverlag. Subscriptions are 49[euro]...
Tomás Luis De Victoria
Tomás Luis de Victoria. Sacred Music, God's Composer. DVD. Harry Christophers / The Sixteen. [Oxford, England:] Coro, 2012, 2011. COR16100. $13.98.Harry Christophers and his Renaissance vocal ensemble, The Sixteen, continue their association with the...
Traces to Nowhere, the Conductor Carlos Kleiber/Music Is the Language of the Heart and Soul: A Portrait of Mariss Jansons/Georges Bizet
Traces to Nowhere, The Conductor Carlos Kleiber. DVD. Directed by Eric Schulz. [Germany]: Arthaus Musik, 2011, 2010. 101553. $28.98.Music is the Language of the Heart and Soul: A Portrait of Mariss Jansons. DVD. Directed by Robert Neumüller; Gustav Mahler....
Unheard Of: Memoirs of a Canadian Composer
Unheard Of: Memoirs of a Canadian Composer. By John Beckwith. (Life Writing Series.) Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012. [ix, 388 p. ISBN 9781554583584. $29.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.What may surprise you...
University at Buffalo Music Library Announces Availability of Ferdinand Praeger Collection of Scores
University at Buffalo Music library announces availability of Ferdinand Praeger Collection of Scores. Ferdinand Praeger (1815-1891) is best known today as the author of Wagner as I Knew Him, a book that stirred considerable controversy when it was...
Weill Popular Adaptations
WEILL POPULAR ADAPTATIONSKurt Weill. Popular Adaptations 1927-1950. Edited by Charles Hamm, Elmar Juchem, and Kim H. Kowalke. (The Kurt Weill Edition, ser. IV: Miscellanea, vol. 2.) New York: Kurt Weill Foundation for Music; European American Music Corpo...
Weill's Musical Theater: Stages of Reform
Weill's Musical Theater: Stages of Reform. By Stephen Hinton. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012. [xvi, 569 pp. ISBN 9780520271777. $49.95.] Music examples, illustrations, appendix, index.Building on his 1990 Cambridge opera handbook on Kurt...
What Employers Want: Entry-Level Qualifications for Music Librarians
ABSTRACT This study investigates skills and aptitudes required and preferred by institutions for entry-level professional employment in music librarianship. All announcements from the Music Library Association's Job Placement Service's Job List...