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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. 4, June

A Listing of Inventories, Sales, and Advertisements Relating to Flutes, Recorders, and Flageolets, 1631-1800
A Listing of Inventories, Sales, and Advertisements Relating to Flutes, Recorders, and Flageolets, 1631-1800. Compiled by David Lasocki. Blooming - ton, Indiana: Instant Harmony, 2010. [iv, 358 p. E-book, file size 2.23 MB. No ISBN. $12.75.] Appendices.This...
A Significant Source of English Polyphony
A SIGNIFICANT SOURCE OF ENGLISH POLYPHONYThe Gyffard Partbooks, 1 and 2. Transcribed and edited by David Mateer. 2 vols. (Early English Church Music, 48, 51.) London: Published for the British Academy by Stainer and Bell, 2007-9. [Vol. 1: Foreword, p....
Bach Sources Reunited
BACH SOURCES REUNITEDJohann Sebastian Bach. Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 33: Kantate zum 13. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (komponiert zum 3. September 1724) = Cantata for the 13th Sunday after Trinity (composed for September 3, 1724). Facsimile: Autographe...
Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop, and Rap: A Research and Information Guide/Jazz Books in the 1990s: An Annotated Bibliography
Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop, and Rap: A Research and Information Guide. By Eddie S. Meadows. New York: Routledge, 2010. [xxviii, 388 p. ISBN 9780415973199. $150.] Appendices, indexes.Jazz Books in the 1990s: An Annotated Bibliography. By Janice...
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 Belford, Kevin. Devil at the confluence: the pre-war blues music of St. Louis Missouri. St. Louis, MO: Virginia...
Carl Nielsen Edition
CARL NIELSEN EDITIONCarl Nielsen. Sange = Songs. Udgivet af = Edited by Niels Bo Foltmann, Peter Hauge, Elly Bruunshuus Petersen, Kirsten Flensborg Petersen. 3 vols. of music + 1 vol. of commentary. (Carl Nielsen Væ rker, series III, vols. 4-7.) Copenhagen:...
Editor's Choice
EDITOR'S CHOICEWest Meets East: Sacred Music of the Torino Codex. Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, Director. Discantus Recordings 1002 (2010), CD.This is the second Discantus Recordings release by Schola Antiqua of Chicago, a professional...
EDITOR'S CHOICE: West Meets East: Sacred Music of the Torino Codex
West Meets East: Sacred Music of the Torino Codex. Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, Director. Discantus Recordings 1002 (2010), CD. This is the second Discantus Recordings release by Schola Antiqua of Chicago, a professional vocal...
Ernst Krenek-Briefwechsel Mit der Universal Edition (1921-1941)
CORRESPONDENCE(S), CATALOGS, COLLECTIONS Ernst Krenek-Briefwechsel mit der Universal Edition (1921-1941). Edited by Claudia Maurer Zenck. Cologne: Böhlau, 2010. [2 vols. (997 p.) ISBN 9783412205706. euro120.] Illustrations, bibliography, indexes.Music...
Gregorian Chant
Gregorian Chant. By David Hiley. (Cam bridge Introductions to Music.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. [xx, 250 p. ISBN 9780521690355. $28.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Gregorian Chant, David Hiley's contribution to...
Gustav Mahler Und Wien: "Leider Bleibe Ich ein Eingefleischter Wiener"/Mahler's Concerts/Mahler Handbuch/"Verehrter Herr College!" Briefe an Komponisten, Dirigenten, Intendanten
Gustav Mahler und Wien: "Leider bleibe ich ein eingefleischter Wiener". Edited by Reinhold Kubik and Thomas Trabitsch. Vienna: Brand - stätter, 2010. [359 p. ISBN 9783850333771. i39.90.] Illustrations, index.Mahler's Concerts. By Knud Martner. New York:...
Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications
PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSIC Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications. Edited by Patrik Juslin and John A. Sloboda. (Series in Affective Science.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. [xiv, 975 p. ISBN 9780199230143. $115.] Illustrations,...
Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992
Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992. By Tim Lawrence. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009. xxviii, 414 p. ISBN 9780822344667 (hardcover), $84.95; ISBN 9780822344858 (paperback), $23.95.] Music example, discography,...
Index to Printed Music (IPM): Collections & Series
Index to Printed Music (IPM): Collections & Series. Developed and owned by James Adrian Music Company. http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/index-to-printed-music-ipm (Accessed December 2010). [Requires an Internet connection and a Web browser (for...
I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles
AMERICAN FOLK I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles. By Ron Pen. Lexing ton: University Press of Kentucky, 2010. [xv, 371 p. ISBN 9780813125978. $35.] Illustrations, notes, bibliography, discography, index.John Jacob Niles was one of those...
Jazz Music Library
Jazz Music Library. Alexander Street Press, LLC. http://jazz.alexanderstreet.com/(Accessed August 2010 to December 2010). [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection, Microsoft Windows 98 or higher/Macintosh 10.0 or higher, sound card with speakers/headphones,...
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach. The Art of Fugue. George Ritchie. Fugue State Films FSF-DVD-0001 (2010), CD/DVD. There is much to savor in this lavish package from Fugue State Films, but the main course is George Ritchie's magnificent recording of the Art...
Konono No. 1
Konono No. 1. Assume Crash Position. Crammed Discs craw60 (2010), CD. Konono No. 1 is a group from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mingiedi Mawangu founded the group in the 1960s, adapting the ritual music of his Bazombo ethnic group...
Mamontov's Private Opera: The Search for Modernism in the Russian Theater
Mamontov's Private Opera: The Search for Modernism in the Russian Theater. By Olga Haldey. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. [xiv, 354 p. ISBN 9780253354686. $44.95.] Plates, figures, chronology, list of premieres, bibliography, index. ...
Marc Ribot
Marc Ribot. Silent Movies. Pi Recordings Pi34 (2010), CD. Marc Ribot is a guitarist for whom the terms prolific and eclectic seem laughable in their limitations when attempting to take in the breadth and depth of his musical output since his relocation...
Mark Dresser
Mark Dresser. Guts: Bass Explorations, Investigations, Explanations. Kadima Collective Recordings KCR Triptych 1 (2010), CD/DVD/booklet. Mark Dresser is a double bassist, composer, and improviser, active professionally since the early 1970s, working...
Martinu and the Symphony
Martinu and the Symphony. By Michael Crump. (Symphonic Studies, no. 3.) London: Toccata Press, 2010. [512 p. ISBN 9780907689652. $95.] Music examples, illustrations, tables, appendices, bibliography, indexes.The year 2009 marked the fiftieth anniversary...
Music and Decadence in European Modernism: The Case of Central and Eastern Europe
FIN-DE-SIÈCLE Music and Decadence in European Modernism: The Case of Central and Eastern Europe. By Stephen Downes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xiv, 371 p. ISBN 9780521767576. $95.] Music examples, tables, bibliography, index.Look up...
Music, Culture and Social Reform in the Age of Wagner
Music, Culture and Social Reform in the Age of Wagner. By James Garratt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xi, 292 p. ISBN 9780521110549. $100.] Music examples, tables, bibliography, index.In his most recent book Music, Culture and Social...
Music Library Association
INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT 845 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS Statements of financial position 846 Statements of activities - 2010 847 Statements of activities - 2009 848 Statements of cash flows 849 Notes to financial statements...
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. 188 of this volume). SCHOLARLY & HISTORICAL EDITIONS...
Music, Sound, and Silence in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
Music, Sound, and Silence in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Edited by Paul Attinello, Janet K. Halfyard, and Vanessa Knights. (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [xxiii, 278 p. ISBN 9780754660415 (hardcover), $124.95;...
Naxos Music Library Jazz
Naxos Music Library Jazz. Naxos Digital Services. http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/jazz/(Accessed August 2010-December 2010). [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection, sound card with speakers/headphones, and Adobe Flash Player 9 or higher....
New Perspectives on Marc-Antoine Charpentier
COMPOSERS IN PARIS New Perspectives on Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Edited by Shirley Thompson. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2010. [xxvii, 385 p. ISBN 9780754665793. $124.95.] Music examples, illustrations, figures, tables, bibliography, index.The collection of...
Notes for Notes
The Music Library Association has announced its 2011 election results. Elected to the MLA board of directors as members-at-large for the 2011-13 term were Daniel Boomhower (Library of Congress), Kirsten Dougan (University of Illinois), and Laurie Sampsel...
Of Poetry and Song: Approaches to the Nineteenth-Century Lied
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY Of Poetry and Song: Approaches to the Nineteenth-Century Lied. Edited by Jürgen Thym. (Eastman Studies in Music, no. 75.) Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2010. [xx, 450 p. ISBN 9781580460552. $95.] Music examples,...
Raul Malo
Raul Malo. Sinners & Saints. Fantasy FAN-32010-2 (2010), CD. Sinners & Saints is the fifth album in the solo career of Raul Malo, and his second release for Concord Music Group's Fantasy label. Malo rose to prominence in the 1990s as the...
RISM Series A, Pt. II: Music Manuscripts after 1600 (Online Catalog)
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2010 issue (p. 164 of this volume). The dates of access for each review of an online source indicate the dates during which the reviewer was evaluating the source....
Survey of Music-Library Personnel Characteristics, 2009
ABSTRACT Results from the 2009 MLA Survey of Personnel Characteristics are presented and analyzed. Areas covered include education and training, status and salaries, professional activities, and demographics of MLA members. In each area, comparisons...
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online. Alexander Street Press LLC, 2010. http://glnd.alexanderstreet.com (Accessed October-December 2010). [Requires a Web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or Firefox 1.0 or higher recommended) and an...
The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson: Composition as Conversation
The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson: Composition as Conversation. Edited by Susan Holbrook and Thomas Dilworth. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. [xii, 336 p. ISBN 9780195386639 $49.95.] Illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index.In...
The "Liszt Year" 2011: Recent, Emerging, and Future Liszt Research
ABSTRACT Liszt scholarship as an academic specialty has evolved steadily since 1911, when the first "Liszt year" was celebrated in Europe. Although the composer's reputation declined during the decades following World War I, it began to rise again...
The Musical Ear: Oral Tradition in the USA
The Musical Ear: Oral Tradition in the USA. By Anne Dhu McLucas. (SEMPRE Studies in the Psychology of Music.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. [205 p. ISBN 9780754663966. $79.95.] Music transcriptions, footnotes, bibliography index, compact disc.Anne Dhu...
The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messiaen's Breakthrough toward the Beyond
The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messiaen's Breakthrough Toward the Beyond. By Sander van Maas. New York: Fordham University Press, 2009. [224 p. ISBN 9780823230570. $55.] Notes, bibliography.In The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier...
The Renaissance Reform of Medieval Music Theory: Guido of Arezzo between Myth and History
MUSICA ANTIQUA The Renaissance Reform of Medieval Music Theory: Guido of Arezzo between Myth and History. By Stefano Mengozzi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xviii, 286 p. ISBN 9780521884150. $95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography,...
The Words and Music of Joni Mitchell
(NORTH) AMERICAN POPULAR The Words and Music of Joni Mitchell. By James Bennighof. (Praeger Singer-Songwriter Collection.) Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2010. [xviii, 213 p. ISBN 9780313355943. $44.95.] Discography, bibliography, index.James Bennighof...
Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque
Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque. By Katherine Bergeron. (The New Cultural History of Music.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. [xvi, 400 p. ISBN 9780195337051. $29.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.In her...
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