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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. 63, No. 4, June

A Celebration of Hispanic Music
A Celebration of Hispanic Music. Santa Fe Desert Chorale / Linda Mack. Clarion CLR924CD, 2006. This fascinating collection of sacred choral works from Latin America takes in a variety of styles and periods, including works from the baroque and Renaissance...
Anna Harriet Heyer, an Isolated Pioneer
Anna Harriet Heyer (1909-2002) first achieved profession-wide recognition in 1957 with the publication of her groundbreaking bibliography, Historical Sets, Collected Editions, and Monuments of Music: A Guide to their Contents (Chicago: American Library...
A Thematic Catalogue of the Works of Michel-Richard De Lalande (1657-1726)
A Thematic Catalogue of the Works of Michel-Richard de Lalande (1657-1726). By Lionel Sawkins. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. [xlvii, 700 p. ISBN 0-19-816360-6. $225.] Music examples, facsimiles, tables, bibliographies, indexes.Lionel Sawkins...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2006 issue (p. 125 of this volume). ENGLISH Abbey, Eric James. Garage rock and its roots: musical rebels and the drive for individuality. Jefferson, NC: McFarland...
Brazilian Popular Music: Caetano Veloso and the Regeneration of Tradition
LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC Brazilian Popular Music: Caetano Veloso and the Regeneration of Tradition. By Lorraine Leu. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. [xii, 180 p. ISBN 0-754-63655-0. $79.95.] References, index.Reflection is an action involving the efforts...
Communications
This column provides a forum for responses to the contents of this journal, and for information of interest to readers. The editor reserves the right to publish letters in excerpted form and to edit them for conciseness and clarity.To the Editor:In my...
Creative Union: The Professional Organization of Soviet Composers, 1939-1953
Creative Union: The Professional Organization of Soviet Composers, 1939-1953. By Kiril Tomoff. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006. [xiv, 321 p. ISBN 0-801444-11-X. $57.50.] Tables, bibliographic notes, index.Kiril Tomoff's Creative Union represents...
Debussy's Letters to Inghelbrecht: The Story of a Musical Friendship
Debussy's Letters to Inghelbrecht: The Story of a Musical Friendship. Annotated by Margaret Cobb, translated by Richard Miller. (Eastman Studies in Music.) Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2005. [xix, 113 p. ISBN 1-580-46174-3. $65.] Illustrations,...
Ebrary Online Sheet Music
Ebrary Online Sheet Music. Published by ebrary, Inc. [Requires Web browser, Internet connection, free downloadable ebrary Reader software (for requirements for the Reader, see http://site.ebrary.com/lib/anysite/support/2_support01.jsp#000) Pricing:...
Endless Enigma: A Musical Biography of Emerson, Lake and Palmer
FOLKAND POPULAR MUSIC Endless Enigma: A Musical Biography of Emerson, Lake and Palmer. By Edward Macan. Chicago: Open Court Press, 2006. [xIv, 817 p. ISBN 0-8126-9596-8. $49.95.] Appendices, indexes.Endless Enigma: A Musical Biography of Emerson, Lake...
E. T. A. Hoffmann's Musical Aesthetics
NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES E. T. A. Hoffmann's Musical Aesthetics. By Abigail Chantler. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. [xii, 202 p. ISBN 0-754-60706-2. $89.95.] Music examples, bibliography, index.Given the fact that E. T. A. Hoffmann's writings have...
Franz Liszt and His World
Franz Liszt and his World. Edited by Dana Gooley and Christopher Gibbs. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. [xx, 587 p. ISBN 0-691-12902-9. $24.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index."I don't really know what a Gorgon is like,...
Georg Friedrich Handel
Georg Friedrich Handel. Klavierwerke II: Suites de Pieces pour le Clavecin: Zweite Sammlung von 1733, HWV 434-442. Herausgegeben von Peter Northway; Neuausgabe von Terence Best. Kassel: Barenreiter, 1999. (Hallische Handel-Ausgabe; Ser. IV: Instrumentalmusik,...
Hanging off the Edge: Revelations of a Modern Troubadour
Hanging Off the Edge: Revelations of a Modern Troubadour. By Priscilla McLean. New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2006. [xiii, 279 p. ISBN 0-595-37548-0 $21.95.] Works list, discography, bibliography, endnotes, compact disc.This book could be called a contemporary...
Hector Berlioz
Hector Berlioz. Incomplete Operas. Edited by Ric Graebner and Paul Banks. Kassel: Barenreiter, 2002. (New Edition of the Complete Works, 4.) (Musica Gallica.) [Gen. pref. in Eng., Fr., Ger., p. vii; foreword, p. viii-xxvi; score, 316 p. (includes facsims.);...
Incomplete Operas
Hector Berlioz. Incomplete Operas. Edited by Ric Graebner and Paul Banks. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2002. (New Edition of the Complete Works, 4.) (Musica Gallica.) [Gen. pref. in Eng., Fr., Ger., p. vii; foreword, p. viii-xxvi; score, 316 p. (includes facsims.);...
Independent Auditor's Report
To the Board of Directors Music Library Association Middleton, Wisconsin We have audited the accompanying statement of financial position of Music Library Association as of June 30, 2006, and the related statements of activities and cash flows...
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Jean-Philippe Rameau. A Basket of Wild Strawberries: A Selection of Keyboard Jewels by Jean-Philippe Rameau. Tzimon Barto. Ondine ODE 1067-2, 2006. Even those (like this reviewer) who are generally susceptible to the arguments of the period-instrument...
Klavierwerke II: Suites De Pièces Pour le Clavecin: Zweite Sammlung Von 1733, HWV 434-442/klavierwerke II: Suites De Pièces Pour le Clavecin: Zweite Sammlung Von 1733, HWV 434-442/klavierwerke I-IV: Die Acht Großen Suiten, Erste Sammlung Von 1720; Suites De Pièces Pour Clavecin, Zweite Sammlung Von 1733; Einzelne Suiten Und Stücke, Erste Folge; Einzelne Suiten Und Stücke, Zweite Folge
Georg Friedrich Händel. Klavierwerke II: Suites de Pièces pour le Clavecin: Zweite Sammlung von 1733, HWV 434-442. Herausgegeben von Peter Northway; Neuausgabe von Terence Best. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1999. (Hallische Händel-Ausgabe; Ser. IV: Instrumentalmusik,...
Les Organa À Deux Voix Pour l'Office Du Manuscrit De Florence, Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, Plut. 29.1/les Organa À Deux Voix Pour la Messe (De Noël À la Fête De Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul) Du Manuscrit De Florence, Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, Plut. 29.1/les Organa À Deux Voix Pour la Messe (De l'Assomption Au Commun Des Saints) Du Manuscrit De Florence, Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, Plut. 29.1
CRITICAL EDITIONSLes organa à deux voix pour l'Office du manuscrit de Florence, Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, plut. 29.1. Édition établie par Mark Everist. Les Remparts, Monaco: Éditions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, c2003. (Le Magnus liber organi de Notre-Dame...
Lou Harrison
Lou Harrison. By Leta E. Miller and Fredric Lieberman. (American Composers.) Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. [viii, 148 p. ISBN 0-252-03120-2. $40.] Illustrations, suggested listening, index, compact disc.Lou Harrison is the second book by...
MetOpera Database
MetOpera Database. Metropolitan Opera. http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/history/ [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection.]. Librarians and scholars may be accustomed to consulting Annals of the Metropolitan Opera (AMO) (Gerald Fitzgerald,...
Mischa Mischakoff: Journeys of a Concertmaster
TWENTIETH-CENTURY BIOGRAPHY Mischa Mischakoff: Journeys of a Concertmaster. By Anne Mischakoff Heiles. (Detroit Monographs in Musicology/Studies in Music, no. 46.) Sterling Heights, MI: Harmonie Park Press, 2006. [xxi, 316 p. ISBN 0-89990-131-X. $65.]...
Music and Gesture
MUSICAL GESTURE Music and Gesture. Edited by Anthony Gritten and Elaine King. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. [xxv, 232 p. ISBN 0-754-65298-X. $89.95.] Illustrations, music examples, index.The publication of a collection of essays entitled Music and Gesture...
Music Circulating Libraries in France: An Overview and a Preliminary List
The year is 1867 in Paris during the Second Empire. A musician sets off one day from his flat in a building several centuries old situated on the north side of the city. He is mulling over finances, and he feels lucky to have the place. Though the...
Music in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Encyclopedic History: Volume 1: Performing Beliefs: Indigenous Cultures of South America, Central America, and Mexico
Music in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Encyclopedic History: Volume 1: Performing Beliefs: Indigenous Cultures of South America, Central America, and Mexico. Edited by Malena Kuss. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2004. [xxx, 416 p. ISBN...
Music in the Afghan North, 1967-1972
Music in the Afghan North, 1967-1972. Authored by Mark Slobin. Developed by the Learning Objects Program, Wesleyan University. http://afghanistan.wesleyan.edu [Requires: Web browser, Internet connection, Flash player, Quicktime player, any standard...
Music Library Association
STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES Year ended June 30, 2006 Temporarily Unrestricted restricted Changes in unrestricted net assets: Public support and revenues: ...
Music Library Association
NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS June 30, 2006 NOTE A -- Nature of business and significant accounting policies Nature of business The Music Library Association (the Association) was formed in 1945 as a non-stock, non-profit corporation. The...
Music Publishers' Catalogs
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2006 issue (p. 218 of this volume). All Web sites accessed 21 February 2007. Acoustic Music Records, Postfach 1945, D-49009 Osnabruck, Germany. http://www.acoustic-music.de/...
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 2006 issue (p. 208 of this volume). All Web sites accessed 21...
Necrology Index
This document 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...
New Music, New Allies: American Experimental Music in West Germany from the Zero Hour to Reunification
New Music, New Allies: American Experimental Music in West Germany from the Zero Hour to Reunification. By Amy C. Beal. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. [xvi, 340 p. ISBN 0-520-24755-8. $49.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.In music,...
Notes for Notes
The Music Library Association has announced its publication awards for 2005. The Vincent H. Duckles Award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music published in 2005 was presented to Mary Lewis for her monumental study,...
Notes for Notes
The Music Library Association has announced its publication awards for 2005. The Vincent H. Duckles Award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music published in 2005 was presented to Mary Lewis for her monumental study, Antonio...
Performance and Popular Music: History, Place and Time
Performance and Popular Music: History, Place and Time. Edited by Ian Inglis. (Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2005. [xvi, 205 p. ISBN 0-7546-4056-6. $99.95.] Bibliography, index.Imagine reducing rock history to a handful...
Polymath of the Baroque: Agostino Steffani and His Music
BAROQUE MUSIC Polymath of the Baroque: Agostino Steffani and His Music. By Colin Timms. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. [xviii, 422 p. ISBN 0195154738. $99.00.] Illustrations, music examples, bibliography, index.Colin Timms has synthesized much...
Quintette for Piano and Strings, Op. 92
Leo Ornstein. Quintette for Piano and Strings, op. 92. Edited by Denise Von Glahn and Michael Broyles. Middleton, WI: Published for the American Musicological Society by A-R Editions, Inc., c2005. (Recent Researches in American Music, 51.) (Music of...
Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings
Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings. By Max Harrison. London: Continuum, 2005. [vi, 422 p. ISBN 0-826-45344-6. $21.95.] Bibliography, discography, indexes, music examples.While better known for his writings on jazz, Max Harrison has penned reviews...
Reflections on Liszt
Reflections on Liszt. By Alan Walker. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. [xii, 277 p. ISBN 0-801-44366-6. $39.95.] Illustrations, music examples, bibliography, index.Few scholars can be given more credit for reinvigorating a critical investigation...
Ron Miles
Ron Miles. Stone/Blossom. Sterling Circle SCR1220, 2006. In his quiet and unassuming way, Denver-area trumpeter, cornetist, and composer Ron Miles has always been something of a jazz maverick. In fact, his work often seems to maintain only the slenderest...
Schönbergs Zeichen: Wege Zur Interpretation Seiner Klaviermusik
Schönbergs Zeichen: Wege zur Interpretation seiner Klaviermusik. By Jean-Jacques Dünki. (Publikationen der Internationalen Schönberg-Gesellschaft, Band 6.) Vienna: Verlag Lafite, 2006. [152 p. ISBN 3-85151-074-7. euro34.] Music examples, facsimiles,...
Selected Piano Solos, 1928-1941
Earl "Fatha" Hines. Selected Piano Solos, 1928-1941. Edited by Jeffrey Taylor. Middleton, WI: Published for the American Musicological Society by A-R Editions, Inc., 2006. (Recent Researches in American Music, 56.) (Music of the United States of America,...
So I've Heard: Notes of a Migratory Music Critic
MUSICAL CRITICISM So I've Heard: Notes of a Migratory Music Critic. By Alan Rich. Milwaukee, WI: Amadeus, 2006. [xxix, 338 p. ISBN 1574671332. $24.95.]As a student of American music criticism, I was very pleased when the great West Coast critic Alan...
Taverner & Tudor Music I: The Western Wind
Taverner & Tudor Music I: The Western Wind. Ars Nova Copenhagen / Paul Hillier. Dacapo 8.226050, 2006. Around 1510 or 1520, when John Taverner wrote his now-famous parody mass on the popular song "The Westron Wynde," the practice of using a...
The Ballets of Maurice Ravel: Creation and Interpretation
The Ballets of Maurice Ravel: Creation and Interpretation. By Deborah Mawer. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. [xvii, 314 p. ISBN 0-75463029-3. $99.95.] Music examples, illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index.The appearance of Deborah Mawer's The Ballets...
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop: Recent Reissues of British Electronic Music from 1955-1996
With the CD release this year by the British Library of Samuel Beckett's seven works written for BBC radio comes a chance to reevaluate the commercial releases from the sound effects studio that made these recordings possible, the British Broadcasting...
The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music
TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music. Edited by Nicholas Cook and Anthony Pople. (Cambridge History of Music.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. [xviii, 818 p. ISBN 0-521-66256-7. $170.] Illustrations, appendices,...
The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer
The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer. Edited by Thomas May. Pompton Plains, NJ: Amadeus Press, 2006. [xviii, 455 p. ISBN 1-57467-132-4. $27.95.] Bibliographical references, indexes.John Adams continues to impress me as one...
The Musical Idea-And the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation
SCHOENBERG STUDIES The Musical Idea-And the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation. By Arnold Shoenberg. Edited, translated, and with a commentary by Patricia Carpenter and Severine Neff. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. [xxviii. 343...
The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn
HAYDN STUDIES The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn. By Floyd and Margaret Grave. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. [x, 382 p. ISBN 0-19-517357-0. $65.] Music examples, tables bibliographic references, index.In 1990 Floyd and Margaret Grave published...
UT Song Index
UT Song Index. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, George F. DeVine Music Library. http://www.lib.utk.edu/music/songdb/. [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection] The demand for song lyrics and sheet music remains a popular question in...
Which Side Are You On: An Inside History of the Folk Music Revival in America
Which Side Are You On: An Inside History of the Folk Music Revival in America. By Dick Weissman. New York: Continuum, 2005. [296 p. ISBN 0-8264-1698-5. $24.95.] Bibliographical references, index, discography.Dick Weissman is known to many as the author...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Two Mozart Masterpieces in Contemporary Transcription: Gran Partita; String Quintet in G Minor. Malcolm Bilson; Zvi Meniker; Abigail Graham; Monica Toth; Laszlo More; Csilla Valyi. Hungaroton HCD 32414, 2006. This disc presents...

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