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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. 60, No. 2, December

Bela Bartok
Bela Bartok. Musik fur Saiteninstrumente, Schlagzeug und Celesta: Faksimile des Partiturautographs und der Skizzen. Herausgegeben und kommentiert von Felix Meyer. Eine Publikation der Paul Sacher Stiftung. Mainz: Schott, c2000. [Introd. in Ger., Eng....
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 Abbott,...
Emusicquest: The Music-in-Print Series
Compiled by Donald Reese. http://www.emusicquest.com, [Music libraries and other institutions: $400 annually, for unlimited access with authentication by IP address. Music retailers/distributors: $300 annually (alternately $170/6 months; $30/month)...
Ferenc Erkel
Ferenc Erkel. Botori Maria: Opera ket felvonasban = Opera in Two Acts. Text by Benjamin Egressy; edited by Miklos Dolinszky and Katalin Szacsvai-Kim. (Erkel Ferenc: Operak = Ferenc Erkel Operas, 1.) Budapest: Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian...
Grazyna Bacewicz
Grazyna Bacewicz. I Kwartet smyczkowy = String Quartet no. 1 [1938]. [Redaktor: Barbara Stryszewska]. Cracow: Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne (T. Presser), c1997. [Notes in Pol., Eng., 1 p.; study score, p. 3-56; list of compositions by Bacewicz, 3 p.;...
Guiseppe Torelli
Giuseppe Torelli. Concerti musicali, Opus 6. Edited by John G. Suess. (Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 115.) Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, Inc., c2002. [Acknowledgments, p. vi; introd., p. vii-xiv; 3 plates; score, 98 p.; crit. report,...
Hommage a Marius Barbeau
CBC TRCD 3004, 2003. Marius Barbeau was a French-Candian anthropogist who traveled throughout Eastern Canada between 1916 and 1946, recording and transcribing traditional songs in the remote villages and coastal towns of the region. During those...
Jackie Mittoo
Champion in the Arena: 1976-1977. Blood and Fire BAFCD 042, 2003. When producer Clement "Coxsone" Dodd established Studio One in Kingston, Jamaica in the autumn of 1963, it quickly became one of the most important and productive recording studios...
John Eccles
John Eccles. Semele: An Opera. Edited by Richard Platt. (Musica Britannica, 76.) London: Stainer and Bell, 2000. [Dramatis personae, contents, p. xiv-xviii; pref. in Eng., Fr., Ger., p. xix-xxi; introd., p. xxiii-xxv; sources, p. xxvi-xxix; editorial...
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier De Saint-Georges
Le Mozart Noir. Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon. CBC SMCD 5225, 2003. Born around 1745 to a wealthy plantation owner in Basse-Terre, Guadaloupe and his mistress, a Senegalese slave, Joseph Bologne Saint-Georges was treated as a full member of his father's...
Lowell Liebermann
The Picture of Dorian Gray, op. 45: Opera in Two Acts (1996). Music and libretto by Lowell Liebermann, adapted from Oscar Wilde's novel. Piano-vocal score. Bryn Mawr, PA: Theodore Presser Co., c1998. [Instrumentation, cast, 1 p.; synopsis, 2 p.; composer's...
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven. Werke fur Chor und Orchester. Herausgegeben von Armin Raab. (Werke, ser. 10, vol. 2.) (Veroffentlichungen des Beethoven-Hauses in Bonn.) Munich: G. Henle Verlag, 1998. [Frontispiece (facsim. reprod, of leaf from MS of op. 80);...
Music and Culture of West Africa: The Straus Expedition
Created by Gloria J. Gibson and Daniel B. Reed in collaboration with the Teaching and Learning Technologies Laboratory, Indiana University, Bloomington. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. CD-ROM [Requires Macintosh Power PC 7100/100 or higher,...
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 2003 issue (p. 302 of this volume). SCHOLARLY & HISTORICAL...
Online Hymn Resources
Beginning in the 1990s, a number of Web sites devoted to hymns began to appear, and most Protestant and Catholic denominations now have some type of online hymn representation. Often these hymn sites are created not by the hymnal publishing companies,...
Pictures from an Exhibition: Curating Lift Every Voice at the University of Virginia
Although academic library exhibitions have been referred to as "illegitimate children," (1) tangential to the chief mission of their institutions, literature on the subject substantiates their significance to both public relations and educational goals....
Prices of Music Monographs and Scores as Reflected in Notes, 1997-2002
Once again, the numbers presented here are based on data drawn from the "Books Recently Published" and "Music Received" columns only. This allows the reporting of prices to reflect current publishing trends and not become skewed by the time lag for...
The "Other" Billings: The Life and Music of Nathaniel Billings (1768-1853), an Early American Composer
"No one seems to know very much about Nathaniel Billings," wrote the social historian Eugene P. Link in his 1970 article, "The Republican Harmony (1795) of Nathaniel Billings." (1) William Billings was, of course, the best-known American composer of...
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