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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. 52, No. 1, September

Bix: An Interpretation of a Legend
Fantasy has been the overriding theme in jazz film biographies. The Fabulous Dorseys (1947), Young Man with a Horn (1949), The Glenn Miller Story (1953), The Benny Goodman Story (1955), Lady Sings the Blues (1972), and New York, New York (1977) are...
Critics of Disenchantment
In a recent essay devoted to "the new musicology," Charles Rosen added his voice to the swelling chorus of those decrying the presuppositions, methods, and conclusions of such socially conscious scholars as Susan McClary, Lawrence Kramer, and Philip...
Piece Pour Piano et Quatour a Cordes
Composed in 1991, Piece for piano and string quartet is one of the last works Olivier Messiaen wrote before his death on 27 April 1992. In this brief and dynamic composition, commemorating the ninetieth anniversary of Alfred Schlee and Universal Edition,...
Rain Tree Sketch II - in Memoriam Olivier Messiaen, for Piano
Composed in 1991, Piece for piano and string quartet is one of the last works Olivier Messiaen wrote before his death on 27 April 1992. In this brief and dynamic composition, commemorating the ninetieth anniversary of Alfred Schlee and Universal Edition,...
Sen I for Flute
Toshio Hosokawa is a prominent representative of the current generation of Japanese composers. Born in 1955 in Hiroshima, his music has received recognition in major venues throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. His works show a mature, personalized...
Sen V for Accordion
Toshio Hosokawa is a prominent representative of the current generation of Japanese composers. Born in 1955 in Hiroshima, his music has received recognition in major venues throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. His works show a mature, personalized...
Spain: 1550-1830
Performers of early music are usually confronted with two types of musical editions: those in which the music has been edited using modern (and often anachronistic) standards, and urtext editions, which present the music as found in its original source,...
Texas Tenor: The Ilinois Jacquet Story
Fantasy has been the overriding theme in jazz film biographies. The Fabulous Dorseys (1947), Young Man with a Horn (1949), The Glenn Miller Story (1953), The Benny Goodman Story (1955), Lady Sings the Blues (1972), and New York, New York (1977) are...
The Last of the Blue Devils: The Movie about Kansas City Jazz
Fantasy has been the overriding theme in jazz film biographies. The Fabulous Dorseys (1947), Young Man with a Horn (1949), The Glenn Miller Story (1953), The Benny Goodman Story (1955), Lady Sings the Blues (1972), and New York, New York (1977) are...
The New 'Musik in Geschichte Und Gegenwart': First Impressions
"Eine Enzyklopadie wird nicht fur den Augenblick abgefa[Beta]t," wrote Friedrich Blume in 1951,(1) taking a tone at once lofty and pragmatic: such an enterprise, best conceived as a potentiality, can come to a halt but not to completion. And so the...
The Sixteenth-Century Motet: An Update on Published Catalogues and Indexes in Progress
The forthcoming revision of Barry Brook's classic Thematic Catalogues in Music is a testament to the enduring usefulness of this genre of reference works.(1) One especially noteworthy example is Harry Lincoln's The Latin Motet: Indexes to Printed...
Vertical Time Study I for Clarinet, Violoncello and Piano
Toshio Hosokawa is a prominent representative of the current generation of Japanese composers. Born in 1955 in Hiroshima, his music has received recognition in major venues throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. His works show a mature, personalized...
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