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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. 66, No. 3, March

African Musicology: A Bibliographical Guide to Nigerian Art Music (1927-2009)
ABSTRACT This article provides a brief introduction to the history of art music in Nigeria, a concise discussion of three generations of music composition in Nigeria as well as an extensive bibliography of Nigerian art music comprised of articles,...
A Revival of the Music Conspectus: A Multi-Dimensional Assessment for the Score Collection
ABSTRACT With an innovative use of the music conspectus, the Hong Kong Baptist University library conducted a score collection assessment to identify not only the strengths and weaknesses of the collection, but also problems with the choice of score...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2009 issue (p. 102 of this volume). ENGLISH Alexander, Lauren. More mad for Miley: an unauthorized biography. New York: Price Stern Sloan, 2009. 190 p. ISBN...
Contemporary World Music, Music Online
Contemporary World Music. Alexander Street Press, 2009-. http://woniu.alexanderstreet.com (Accessed March 2009 to September 2009). [Requires audio-enabled computer; Web browser and Internet connection of at least 56K bandwidth; Macromedia Flash Player...
Contemporary World Music/Music Online
Contemporary World Music. Alexander Street Press, 2009-. http://womu.alexanderstreet.com (Accessed March 2009 to September 2009). [Requires audio-enabled computer; Web browser and Internet connection of at least 56K bandwidth; Macromedia Flash Player...
Leonard Cohen Live in London
Leonard Cohen Live in London. DVD. Recorded Live in Conceit at the [O.sub.2] Arena, London, England (July 17, 2008). [S.1.]: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, 2009, 2008. 88697405039. $18.98. "It's been a long time since I've stood on a stage in London...
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. 172 of this volume). All Web sites accessed 18 November...
Notes for Notes
Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library has acquired the papers of the noted American composer, Ulysses S. Kay (1917-1995). A prolific and important composer of contemporary symphonic, chamber, and choral music, Kay also wrote five operas,...
Percussion Orchestrations
Percussion Orchestrations. Ed Cervenka. http://www.percorch.com/ (Accessed September 2009). [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection. Pricing: $40-$100 per year depending on subscriber level]. Determining the percussion requirements for...
Special Issues
Computer Music Journal Vol. 33, No. 3 (Fall 2009): A Tribute to Computer Music's Founder. Dedicated to Max Mathews (b. 1926), a pioneer in digital music and including articles solicited from key figures in the development of electronic music. Contemporary...
The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University
The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University recently acquired the personal papers, music business documents, and memorabilia of Charlie Walker, a long-time member of the Grand Ole Opry. Walker, who passed away on 12 September...
The Library of Congress Music Division
The Library of Congress Music Division is processing choral music from the 1930s by Hungarian composers, which were acquired in 1953. The works are part of the holdings of the former Hungarian Reference Library of New York (HRL, 1937-1942), which housed...
Themefinder
Themefinder. Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities, Stanford University and the Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory, Ohio State University. http://www.themefinder.org and http://rism.themefinder.org (Accessed August-September...
The William Schuman Violin Concerto: Genesis of a Twentieth-Century Masterpiece
ABSTRACT The saga of the composition and revisions of William Schuman's Violin Concerto spans approximately fourteen years, from 1946 to 1959. The genesis of this work represents a rare and lengthy process for Schuman. Evidence in his letters and...
Wagner's Mastersinger, Hitler's Siegfried: The Life and Times of Max Lorenz, Tannhauser in 80 Minuten, Opernparodie Nach der Gleichnamigen Oper Von Richard Wagner
Wagner's Mastersinger, Hitler's Siegfried: The Life and Times of Max Lorenz. DVD. Directed by Eric Schulz and Claus Wischmann. Leipzig: EuroArts Music International, 2009, 2008. 2056928. $24.99. Tannhauser in 80 Minuten, Opernparodie nach der gleichnamigen...

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