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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. 61, No. 1, September

A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life
A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life. By Joseph Auner. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. [xxvi, 428 p. ISBN 0-300-09540-6. $45.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Joseph Auner, one of the foremost scholars of Schoenberg's life...
Books Recently Published
This column is compiled quarterly based on the output of the monographic music cataloging units of the Library of Congress. Entries appear on the list as they are cataloged by the library, regardless of the date of publication. ENGLISH Acker,...
Bright Balkan Morning: Romani Lives and the Power of Music in Greek Macedonia
Bright Balkan Morning: Romani Lives and the Power of Music in Greek Macedonia. By Charles Keil; photographs by Dick Blau; text by Charles and Angeliki Keil; soundscape compact disc by Steven Feld. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2002. [xxiv,...
C. F. Martin & His Guitars, 1796-1873
C. F. Martin & His Guitars, 1796-1873. By Philip F. Gura. Chapel Hill; London: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. [xix, 250 p. ISBN 0-8708-2801-7. $45.] Illustrations, color plates, glossary, bibliographic references, index.The name C. F....
Chamber Music
CHAMBER MUSICClara Kathleen Rogers. Chamber Music. Edited by Judith Radell and Dieter Wulfhorst. (Recent Researches in American Music, 42.) Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, Inc., c2001. [Acknowledgments, p. vi; introd., p. vii-xiii; 3 plates; score, 125...
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 her...
Daniel Asia
Daniel Asia. Piano Trio [1996]. Bryn Mawr, PA: Merion Music; Theodore Presser Co., sole representative, c1999. [Score, 64 p.; notes on the composer, back cover verso; and 2 parts. Pub. no. 144-40305. Duration, ca. 30 min. $40.] Daniel Asia. Scherzo...
Early Masses and Mass-Pairs
Early Masses and Mass-Pairs. Transcribed and edited by Gareth Curtis. (Fifteenth-Century Liturgical Music, 4.) (Early English Church Music, 42.) London: Published for the British Academy by Stainer and Bell, c2001. [Foreword (John Caldwell), 1 p.;...
Electronica
Reviews, new titles, and publisher and title changes announced elsewhere in this column include additional comments about electronic access. Ars Nova, see Sabinet Online announcement in this section. Contemporary Music Review, see OCLC announcement...
Facsimile Editions
FACSIMILE EDITIONS Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Fragmente. Vorgelegt von Ulrich Konrad. (Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke. Ser. X, Supplement; Werkgruppe 30, Bd. 4.) Kassel: Bärenreiter, c2002. [Einleitung, p. xi-xxi; facsim. reprod. of fragments (in color),...
From the Erotic to the Demonic: On Critical Musicology
From the Erotic to the Demonic: On Critical Musicology. By Derck B. Scott, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. [258 p. ISBN 0-19-515195-X. $65 (hbk.); 0-19-515196-8. $35 (pbk.).] Music examples, illustrations, index.It does not seem all that long...
George Gershwin: A New Biography
George Gershwin: A New Biography. By William G. Hyland. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003. [xv, 279 p. ISBN 0-275-98111-8. $39.95.] Illustralions, bibliography, index.William G. Hyland's new biography of George Gershwin is written in an accessible: style that...
Jewish Music on the Internet
This quarterly column offers reviews of music resources available in digital media or on the Internet. This includes CD-ROM products, World Wide Web sites, online subscription services and databases, and music-related software of any kind. Media consisting...
Knowing Mendelssohn: A Challenge from the Primary Sources
The name of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) is familiar to every serious musician, and many of his works are familiar to everyone who has had any exposure to Western art music. He is mentioned at least briefly in every general music-history...
Les Organa À Deux Voix Du Manuscrit De Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1099 Hemst
CRITICAL EDITIONSLes organa à deux voix du manuscrit de Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1099 Hemst. Édition établie par Thomas B. Payne. (Le Magnus liber organi de Notre-Dame de Paris, 6a-b.) (Musica gallica.) Les Remparts, Monaco:...
Luca Marenzio: The Career of a Musician between the Renaissance and the Counter-Reformation
CLASSICAL COMPOSERS Luca Marenzio: the Career of a Musician between the Renaissance and the Counter-Reformation. By Marco Bizzarini. Translated by James Chater. Aldershot, Hants, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003. [xvii, 370 p. ISBN 0-7546-0516-7....
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey
AFRICAN MUSIC EVERYWHERE Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey. Edited by Peter Guralnick, Robert Santelli, Holly George-Warren, and Christopher John Farley. New York: Amistad/HarperCollins, 2003. [288 p. ISBN 0-06-052544-4. $27.95.]...
Musical Arts in Africa: Theory, Practice and Education
Musical Arts in Africa: Theory, Practice and Education. Edited by Anri Herbst, Meki Nzewi, and Kofi Agawu. Pretoria: University of South Africa, Unisa Press, 2003. [xv, 316 p. ISBN 1-86888-279-9. £42.30; R399.] Illustrations, map, music examples, analytical...
Music and Nazism; Art under Tyranny, 1933-1945
HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES Music and Nazism; Art under Tyranny, 1933-1945. Edited by Michael H. Kater and Albrecht Ricthmüller. Laaber: Laaber-Verlag, 2003. [328 p. ISBN 3-89007-516-9. DM 49.80.] Music examples, illustrations, index.In 1963 Joseph...
Music Library Association Administrative Structure
BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT: Laura Dankner. 708 Hesper Avenue, Metairie, LA 70005; 504/837-8399; FAX: 504/837-7945; E-mail: dankner@loyno.edu (2003-5). VICE PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT-ELECT: Bonna J. Boettcher. Music Library & Sound Recordings...
Music Publishers' Catalogs
This column lists new and current publishers' catalogs received since the last issue, and aims at comprehensive coverage. Also included are stock order blanks, agents' catalogs, catalogs of books on music, catalogs of single series, substantial publishers'...
Music Received
INTRODUCTION This column presents a comprehensive list of new music publications that have been sent recently by publishers and distributors for possible review in Notes. Self-published music is listed when a source of acquisition is provided. The...
Muzikologija: Casopis Muzikoloskog Instituta Srpske Akademije Nauka I Umetnosti
Muzikologija: casopis Muzikoloskog instituta Srpske akademije nauka i umetnosti (Musicology: Journal of the Institute of Musicology of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts). Edited by Melita Milin. Annual. No. 1 (2001). Print format. Subscription:...
New Titles
NEW TITLESChapter&Verse: A Journal of Popular Music and Literature Studies. Edited by Simon Warner. Semiannual. [Vol. 1, no. 1] (Spring 2004). Online format (HTML). Access: http://www.popmatters.com/chapter. E-mail: journal@chapterandverse.org.uk...
Notes: A Sixtieth Birthday Retrospective
Forty years ago, the late Frank Campbell, editor of Notes, needed an essay celebrating the journal's first twenty years. These were dark days for both the association and its journal: funds were short, and the vision was strong but not confident. Implicit...
Notes for Notes
New England Conservatory of Music (NEC; Jean A. Morrow, Director of Libraries) recently received a significant new collection of American composer George Whitefield Chadwick (1854-1931) materials that had been unavailable since 1932. Chadwick was director...
Ottaviano Petrucci
Ottaviano Petrucci. Motetti de Passione, de Cruce, de Sacramento, de Beala Virgine et huiusmodi B, Venice, 1503. Edited with an introduction by Warren Drake. (Monuments of Renaissance Music, 11.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c2002. [Acknowledgments,...
Paul Whiteman: Pioneer in American Music
POPULAR COMPOSERS Paul Whiteman: Pioneer in American Music. Volume I: 1890-1930. By Don Rayno. (Studies in Jazz, 43.) Lanham, MD: Searecrow Press, Inc., 2003. [xxviii, 775 p. ISBN 0-8108-4579-2. $49.95.] Illustrations, chronology, discography, bibliography,...
Reggae Music: A History and Selective Discography
This column offers brief reviews of recent compact disc releases in a variety of musical styles and genres, covering both new releases and reissues. In alternating issues, a discographic essay focusing on a specific genre, historical period, instrument,...
Representing African Music: Post-Colonial Notes, Queries, Positions
Representing African Music: Post-colonial Notes, Queries, Positions. By Kofi Agawu. New York; London: Routledge, 2003. [xxvii, 266 p. ISBN 0-415-94389-2. $85 (hbk.); ISBN 0-415-94390-6. $23.95 (pbk.).] Music examples, bibliography, index.This is a strikingly...
Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers. By Geoffrey Block. (Yale Broadway Masters.) New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003. [xii, 215 p. ISBN 0-300-09747-6. $32.50.] Music examples, illustrations, indexes.Geoffrey Block's Richard Rodgers inaugurates the Yale Broadway Masters...
RILM Online: A Comparison of Vendors
(The following review is based on a presentation by the authors at the Electronic Reference Services Subcommittee session at the annual meeting of the Music Library Association in Arlington, Virginia, 12 February 2004. Some recent updates have been...
Sibelius Forum II: Proceedings from the Third International Jean Sibelius Conference
Sibelius Forum II: Proceedings from the Third International Jean Sibelius Conference. Edited by Matti Huttunen, Kari Kilpeläinen, and Veijo Murlomäki Helsinki: Sibelius Academy, Department of Composition and Music Theory, 2003. [459 p. ISBN 952-9658-95-1.]...
Special Journal Issues
American Music. Vol. 20, no. 3 (Fall 2002): New Perspectives on Copland. Articles on his Mood for Piano no. 3, "Jazzy"; his Music for the Theatre; and The Tender Land. Vol. 21, no. 3 (Fall 2003): Nineteenth-Century Special Issue. Inspired by numerous...
Sylvia Smith Interviews Herself on the Thirtieth Year of Smith Publications and Sonic Art Editions*
Q. Why did you create Smith Publications? Did the idea just pop into your mind one day? A. Actually, that is exactly how it happened. I was relaxing in the bathtub one evening after work and the idea popped into view like a calling. Ideas pop into...
Sylvia Smith Interviews Herself on the Thirtieth Year of Smith Publications and Sonic Art Editions*
Q. Why did you create Smith Publications? Did the idea just pop into your mind one day?A. Actually, that is exactly how it happened. I was relaxing in the bathtuh one evening after work and the idea popped into view like a calling. Ideas pop into our...
Symphonic Metamorphoses: Subjectivity and Alienation in Mahler's Re-Cycled Songs
Symphonic Metamorphoses: Subjectivity and Alienation in Mahler's Re-Cycled Songs. By Raymond Knapp. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2003. [xx, 320 p. ISBN 0-8195-6635-7. $70.00 (hbk.); ISBN 0-8195-6636-5. $24.95 (pbk.).] Music examples, illustrations,...
The African Diaspora: A Musical Perspective
The African Diaspora: A Musical Perspective. Edited by Ingrid Monsoii. (Critical and Cultural Musicology, 3.) New York: Routledge, 2003. [vii, 366 p. ISBN 0-8153-2382-4. $50 (hbk.); ISBN 04159-6769-4. $19.95 (pbk.).] Music examples, illustrations, map,...
The Cambridge Companion to Debussy
The Cambridge Companion to Debussy. Edited by Simon Trezise. (Cambridge Companions to Music.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. [xxviii, 326. ISBN 0-521-65478-5. $70 (hbk.); ISBN 0-521-65478-5. $26 (pbk.).] Music examples, analytical charts,...
The Cambridge Companion to Mozart
The Cambridge Companion to Mozart. Edited by Simon P. Keefe. (Cambridge Companions to Music.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. [xvii, 272 p. ISBN 0-521-80734-4. $70 (hbk.); ISBN 0-521-00192-7. $26 (pbk.).] Music examples, facsimiles, bibliography,...
The Flute
The Flute. By Ardal Powell. (Yale Musical Instrument Series.) New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. [x, 347 p. ISBN 0-300-09341-1. $35 (hbk.); ISBN 0-300-09498-1. $20 (pbk.).] Music examples, illustrations, references, index.We learn from the author's...
The Keyboard Sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti and Eighteenth-Century Musical Style
INSTRUMENTS AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC The Keyboard Sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti and Eighteenth-Century Musical Style. By W. Dean Sutcliffe. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. [xi, 400 p. ISBN 0-521-48140-6. $75.] Music examples, bibliography,...
The Literary Lorgnette: Attending Opera in Imperial Russia
The Literary Lorgnette: Attending Opera in Imperial Russia. By Julie A. Buckler. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000. [vii, 294 p. ISBN 0-8047-3247-7. $45.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.Julie A. Buckler's The Literary Lorgnette: Attending...
The Music of Luigi Dallapiccola
The Music of Luigi Dallapiccola. By Raymond Fearn. (Eastman Studies in Music.) Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2003. [xviii, 303 p. ISBN 1-58046-OV8-X. $90.] Music examples, list of compositions, bibliography, index.English readers have...
Title, Frequency, and Publisher Changes; Cessations
Analitica: rivista italiana di studi musicologici (Italian Journal of Musicological Studies), an online journal described in OCLC WorldCat as triannual (but semiannual in practice), and published by the Gruppo analisi e teoria musicale (GATM) in collaboration...
Various Works by Daniel Asia
VARIOUS WORKS BY DANIEL ASIADaniel Asia. Piano Trio [1996]. Bryn Mawr, PA: Merion Music; Theodore Presser Co., sole representative, c1999. [Score, 64 p.; notes on the composer, back cover verso; and 2 parts. Pub. no. 144-40305. Duration, ca. 30 min....
Vesper and Compline Music for One Principal Voice
Vesper and Compline Music for One Principal Voice. Edited with an introduction by Jeffrey Kurtzman. (Seventeenth-Century Italian Sacred Music, 11.) New York: Garland Publishing, 1995. [Gen. introd., p. vii-viii; editorial methods, p. ix-xi; introd....
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