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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. 67, No. 2, December

Andreas Goepfert
Andreas Goepfert. Clarinet Concertos. Jenaer Philharmonic; Dieter Klocker/Johannes Moesus. CPO 777 407-2, 2010. The turn of the nineteenth century was hugely disruptive in a great number of ways, and the impacts of those various disruptions were...
Anna Bon
Anna Bon. La Virtuosa di Venezia. La Donna Musicale. La Donna Musicale LA 2010, 2010. Anna Bon was born into a musical family, the daughter of Italian opera stars (one a singer, the other an in-demand set designer), though it is unclear both whether...
Bart Van Sambeek Piano Editions
Johann Baptist Cramer. Trois grandes sonates, opus 29. (Urtext.) Amsterdam: Van Sambeek Edities, 2007. [Contents, p. [i]; score, p. 1-75; crit. notes in Dutch, Eng., p. iii-viii. Pub. no. VSE 09. [euro]27.50] Carl Czerny. Rondo espressivo, opus...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2010 issue (p. 139 of this volume). ENGLISH Albertyn, Erik. Ixilongo, makondere and instrumented music in South Africa: inaugural lecture delivered at the Nelson...
Buckley Mills
Buckley Mills. Violin on Fire. Chacra Music CHACD 058, 2009. Violinist Buckley Mills got his start early, establishing himself as a prodigy in childhood before becoming, at fourteen, the youngest-ever member of the Sioux City Symphony (his father...
Clarinet Concertos
Andreas Goepfert. Clarinet Concertos. Jenaer Philharmonie; Dieter Klöcker / Johannes Moesus. CPO 777 407-2, 2010.The turn of the nineteenth century was hugely disruptive in a great number of ways, and the impacts of those various disruptions were felt...
Classical Scores Library
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2010 issue (pg. 164). The dates of access for each review of an online source indicate the dates during which the reviewer was evaluating the resource. All Web...
Consort Music for Five and Six Viols
John Ward. Consort Music for Five and Six Viols. Phantasm. Linn CKD 339, 2009.Like so many of his deliriously talented, painstakingly trained, and passionately admired contemporaries at the turn of the seventeenth century, John Ward has fallen almost...
Curtis Fuller
Curtis Fuller. I Will Tell Her. Capri 74100-2, 2010. Few trombonists have seen or experienced--let alone had a hand in making--anywhere near as much jazz history as Curtis Fuller. Most famously, he played alongside John Coltrane on the hugely influential...
Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings
Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings. Samuel Brylawski, Editor/Project Manager; David Seubert, Project Director, http://victor.library.ucsb.edu/ (Accessed May 2009). [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection. Pricing: Free]. The...
French Sonatas for Violin & Piano
French Sonatas for Violin & Piano. Lin He; Gregory Sioles. Centaur CRC 3009, 2009. On this album, violinist Lin He and pianist Gregory Sioles play three chamber works that mark the end of the romantic era and the unsettled beginning of the twentieth...
Hildegard Von Bingen
Hildegard von Bingen. Komponisten & Mystikerin. Ensemble fur Fruhe Musik Augsburg. Christophorus CHR 77314, 2009 [1990]. Over the nearly three decades since her rediscovery by a music world recently intoxicated by all varieties of early music,...
International Music Score Library Project/Petrucci Music Library
International Music Score Library Project/Petrucci Music Library. Project Petrucci, LLC. http://imslp.org/wik/Main_Page (Accessed May 2010). [Requires a Web browser, Adobe Reader and an Internet connection]. The International Music Score Library...
I Will Tell Her
Curtis Fuller. I Will Tell Her. Capri 74100-2, 2010.Few trombonists have seen or experienced-let alone had a hand in making-anywhere near as much jazz history as Curtis Fuller. Most famously, he played alongside John Coltrane on the hugely influential...
John Cage
John Cage. Melodies & Harmonies. Annelie Gahl; Klaus Lang. Col Legno WWE 1CD 20292, 2010. John Cage's Six Melodies, written for violin and unspecified keyboard instrument, date From 1950. The Thirteen Harmonies came about in 1985 when violinist...
John Cage and Recorded Sound: A Discographical Essay
Record collections,--that is not music. ... A lady in Texas said: I live in Texas. We have no music in Texas. The reason they've no music in Texas is because they have recordings. Remove the records from Texas and someone will learn to sing. (1) ...
John Ward
John Ward. Consort Music for Five and Six Viols. Phantasm. Linn CKD 339, 2009. Like so many of his deliriously talented, painstakingly trained, and passionately admired contemporaries at the turn of the seventeenth century, John Ward has fallen...
Komponisten & Mystikerin
Hildegard von Bingen. Komponisten & Mystikerin. Ensemble für Frühe Musik Augsburg. Christophorus CHR 77314, 2009 [1990].Over the nearly three decades since her rediscovery by a music world recently intoxicated by all varieties of early music, the...
La Virtuosa Di Venezia
Anna Bon. La Virtuosa di Venezia. La Donna Musicale. La Donna Musicale LA 2010, 2010.Anna Bon was born into a musical family, the daughter of Italian opera stars (one a singer, the other an in-demand set designer), though it is unclear both whether she...
Melodies & Harmonies
John Cage. Melodies & Harmonies. Annelie Gahl; Klaus Lang. Col Legno WWE 1CD 20292, 2010.John Cage's Six Melodies, written for violin and unspecified keyboard instrument, date from 1950. The Thirteen Harmonies came about in 1985 when violinist Roger...
Music Received
INTRODUCTION 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 2010 issue (p. 172 of this volume). SCHOLARLY...
NICOLAS BERNIER MOTET: Nicolas Bernier
Nicolas Bernier. Benedic anima mea Domino. Restauration des parties intermediaries instrumentales: Bernard Thomas. (Collection Choeur & orchestre.) Versailles: Editions du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, 2009. [Biographical and editorial...
Notes for Notes
The Oberlin Conservatory Library has received the collection of Frederick (Eric) R. Selch (1930-2002) given by his wife, Patricia Bakwin Selch, and their family. While Eric Selch established a distinguished career in advertising for the J. Walter Thompson...
Philip Glass
Philip Glass. String Quartets Nos. 1-4. Naxos 8.559636, 2010. Those whose only exposure to the music of Philip Glass has been through his celebrated work for stage and film may be taken aback by this recording of his first four string quartets....
Prices of Music Monographs and Scores as Reflected in Notes, 2004-2009
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, imprints before 2007, and choral octavos are not included in the 2009 figures. No distinction...
QSF Plays Brubeck
Quartet San Francisco. QSF Plays Brubeck. ViolinJazz JCCD106, 2009.Here is the problem with string quartet arrangements of jazz compositions: jazz is conventionally more or less monodic. Typically the theme, or "head," consists of a single melodic line...
Quartet San Francisco
Quartet San Francisco. QSF Plays Brubeck. ViolinJazz JCCD106, 2009. Here is the problem with string quartet arrangements of jazz compositions: jazz is conventionally more or less monodic. Typically the theme, or "head," consists of a single melodic...
"Some Quite Nice Little Tunes": An Overview of the Preparation and Recording of "Incipits" for the Britten Thematic Catalogue
ABSTRACT Due for completion in 2013, the Britten Thematic Catalogue, an online musicological research tool that will present detailed individual records charting Benjamin Britten's entire compositional output (approximately 1,200 works both published...
String Quartets Nos. 1-4
Philip Glass. String Quartets Nos. 1-4. Naxos 8.559636, 2010.Those whose only exposure to the music of Philip Glass has been through his celebrated work for stage and film may be taken aback by this recording of his first four string quartets. Familiar...
The Oberlin Conservatory Library
The Oberlin Conservatory Library has received the collection of Frederick (Eric) R. Selch (1930-2002) given by his wife, Patricia Bakwin Selch, and their family. While Eric Selch established a distinguished career in advertising for the J. Walter Thompson...
Violin on Fire
Buckley Mills. Violin on Fire. Chacra Music CHACD 058, 2009.Violinist Buckley Mills got his start early, establishing himself as a prodigy in childhood before becoming, at fourteen, the youngest-ever member of the Sioux City Symphony (his father was...
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