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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. 57, No. 4, June

A Descriptive Study of Subject Indexing and Abstracting in International Index to Music Periodicals, Rilm Abstracts of Music Literature, and the Music Index Online
There are now three major online databases dedicated to current indexing of the literature of music: The Music Index (hereafter MI); RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (RILM); and International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP). [1] The online version...
Arvo Part
Arvo Part. Solfeggio per coro (SATB) a cappella (1964/1996). Vienna: Universal Edition, c1997. [Score, 2 p. (1 leaf). ISMN M-008-05705-2; UE 30 455. DM 2.50; duration: 5-6'.] Arvo Part. Cantate Domino canticum novum: Psalm 95 fur Chor oder Solisten...
Bass Parts to an Unknown Purcell Suite at Yale
The thirty-seven music manuscripts comprising the Filmer Collection at Yale University, nearly all of English provenance, suggest that a lively musical culture existed in the homes of the Filmers of Kent, England, in the seventeenth and early eighteenth...
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:...
Finale
Finale (2000) music notation software. Coda Music Technology, Inc., 1999. Windows and Macintosh versions available. $545.00 list price, $275.00 academic price (variable pricing available for upgrades and site licenses). Minimum system requirements:...
Gioachino Rossini
La Generentola, ossia La bonta in trionfo. Dramma giocoso in due atti di Jacopo Ferretti. Prima rappresentazione: Roma-- Teatro Valle, 25 gennaio 1817. A cura di Alberto Zedda. (Edizione critica delle opere. Sez. 1: Opere teatrali, vol. 20.) Pesaro:...
Irene Millen, Founder of the Music Division of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Irene Millen, founder of the Music Division of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, died in her home city 25 December 2000 at the age of 92. She worked for the Carnegie Library her entire professional life, starting at 16 as a library assistant for...
Other MLA Awards
The MLA Board of Directors granted its Special Achievement Award this year to Jane Gottlieb "for the eloquence and elegance with which she speaks on behalf of and about the Association, and how she creatively, craftily and confidently worked out the...
P. D. Q. Bach
P. D. Q. Bach. Suite No. 1 for Cello All by Its Lonesome (S. la). Edited, with the loneliness known only to those of integrity, by Professor Peter Schickele. Bryn Mawr, Penn.: Theodore Presser, c1996. [Program notes, 1 p.; score, p. 4-6. 114-40832....
Peter Schickele
Peter Schickele. Brass Calendar for Brass Quintet [1993]. Bryn Mawr, Pa.: Elkan-Vogel (Theodore Presser), c1999. [Program note, 1 p.; score, p. 3-24 and 5 parts. 164-00237. $37.50; duration: ca. 18'.] Peter Schickele. Ceremonial March for Piano...
The Music Library Association Has Announced Its Publication Awards for 1999
The Vincent H. Duckles Award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music was presented to two publications: David Fallows for A Catalogue of Polyphonic Songs, 1415-1480 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999) and James B....
William Lichtenwanger Died 16 December 2000 at His Home near Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
William Lichtenwanger died 16 December 2000 at his home near Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Born in 1915, he was among the last of the founders and early members of MLA. These individuals, including Sydney Beck, Frank Campbell, Dena Epstein, Walter...
William Shield
Rosina: A Comic Opera (1782). Libretto by Frances Brooke. Edited by John Drummond. (Musica Britannica, 72.) London: Stainer and Bell, 1998. [Dramatis personae, p. xiv; pref. in Eng., Fr., Ger., p. xvii-xix; introd., p. xxi-xxvii; sources, p. xxviii-xxxi;...
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