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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. 69, No. 2, December

Analyzing Schubert/Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann/Schubert's Fingerprints: Studies in the Instrumental Works
SCHUBERTIADE Analyzing Schubert. By Suzannah Clark. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. [x, 290 p. ISBN 9780521848671. $99.] Music examples, bibliography, index.Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann. By Kristina Muxfeldt. Oxford:...
Antonio Carlos Jobim: An Illuminated Man
Antonio Carlos Jobim: An Illuminated Man. By Helena Jobim. Translated by Dário Borim Jr. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard, 2011. [xv, 267 p. ISBN 9781617803437. $27.99.] Illustrations.This 2011 publication is the first English translation of the 1996 biography...
Bach Mass in B Minor
BACH MASS IN B MINOR Johann Sebastian Bach. Messe in H-Moll, BWV 232. Herausgegeben von = Edited by Uwe Wolf. (Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke: Revidierte Edition [NBArev], Herausgegeben vom Bach-Archiv Leipzig, Bd. 1.) Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2010. [Notes...
Beethoven's Immortal Beloved: Solving the Mystery
Beethoven's Immortal Beloved: Solving the Mystery. By Edward Walden. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2011. [xxxiv, 143 p. ISBN 9780810877733. $55.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.Few documents in music history have been shrouded in mystery as much as...
Blas- Und Bläsermusik. Musik Zwischen Volksmusik, Volkstümlicher Musik, Militärmusik Und Kunstmusik
Blas- und Bläsermusik. Musik zwischen Volksmusik, volkstümlicher Musik, Militärmusik und Kunstmusik. By Elmar Walter. Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 2011. [438 p. ISBN 9783862960163. i55.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliographies, discography, indexes.The...
Boccherini Studies 3
Boccherini Studies 3. Edited by Christian Speck and published in association with the Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini-Onlus. Bologna: Ut Orpheus, 2011. [ix, 283 p. ISBN 9788881094752. i55.95.] Music examples, facsimiles, tables, index.With...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2012 issue (p. 104 of this volume). ENGLISH Abels, Birgit, ed. Austronesian sound-scapes: performing arts in Oceania and Southeast Asia. Amsterdam: IIAS/Amsterdam...
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,I am...
Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene
BRAZIL Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene. By Frederick Moehn. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. [xxv, 289 p. ISBN 9780822351412 (hardcover), $89.95; ISBN 9780822351559 (paperback), $24.95.] Illustrations,...
Debussy the Man, His Music, and His Legacy: An Overview of Current Research
An inscrutable man, born in a working-class family and yet aristocratic in his tastes and values; a self-defining composer who both built on and went beyond the techniques and aesthetics of the times; and an emblem of France, at home and abroad, since...
Directions in Music Cataloging
PAPAKHIAN, A. RALPH (ARSEN RALPH), 1948-2010-INFLUENCE Directions in Music Cataloging. Edited by Peter H. Lisius and Richard Griscom. (Music Library Association Technical Reports Series, vol. 32.) Middleton, WI: Music Library Association and A-R Editions,...
Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism, and Performance
Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism, and Performance. By Ruth Hellier-Tinoco. (Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music, no. 4.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. [x, 341 p. ISBN 9780195340365 (hardcover), $99; ISBN 9780199790814 (paperback),...
Essays on Renaissance Music in Honour of David Fallows: Bon Jour, Bon Mois et Bonne Estrenne
(MOSTLY) EARLY MUSICS Essays on Renaissance Music in Honour of David Fallows: Bon jour, bon mois et bonne estrenne. Edited by Fabrice Fitch and Jacobijn Kiel. (Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music, 11.) Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2011. [xx,...
Ethnomusicological Encounters with Music and Musicians: Essays in Honor of Robert Garfias
FOLK AND POPULAR MUSICS Ethnomusicological Encounters with Music and Musicians: Essays in Honor of Robert Garfias. Edited by Timothy Rice. (SOAS Musicology Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. [xix, 342 p. ISBN 9781409420378. $119.95.] Music examples,...
Ferruccio Busoni Im Briefwechsel Mit Seinem Verlag Breitkopf & Härtel
Ferruccio Busoni im Briefwechsel mit seinem Verlag Breitkopf & Härtel. Edited by Eva Hanau. 2 vols. (Busoni- Editionen, edited by Albrecht Rieth - müller.) Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 2012. [xvii, 734 p. + vi, 834 p. ISBN 9783765103186. i126.]...
Gunther Schuller: A Life in Pursuit of Music and Beauty
Gunther Schuller: A Life in Pursuit of Music and Beauty. By Gunther Schuller. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2011. [xvi, 664 p. ISBN 9781580463423. $49.95.] Music examples, photographs, notes, index.Gunther Schuller's professional life...
Hymnary.org: A Comprehensive Index of Hymns and Hymnals
Hymnary.org: a comprehensive index of hymns and hymnals. [Grand Rapids MI]: Calvin College, 2007-. www.hymnary.org/ (Accessed April--May 2012). [Requires a Web browser and an Internet connection. Pricing: free.] Hymnary (1) is a free online resource...
Idolized: Music, Media, and Identity in American Idol
Idolized: Music, Media, and Identity in American Idol. By Katherine Meizel. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011. [xii, 301 p. ISBN 9780253355713 (hardcover), $65; ISBN 9780253222718 (paperback), $22.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.Popular...
Italian Opera in the Age of the American Revolution
Italian Opera in the Age of the American Revolution. By Pierpaolo Polzonetti. (Cambridge Studies in Opera.) Cambridge: Cambridge Uni - versity Press, 2011. [xix, 376 p. ISBN 9780521897082. $125.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.Italian...
Johann Sebastian Bach
BACH MASS IN B MINOR Johann Sebastian Bach. Messe in H-Moll, BWV 232. Herausgegeben von-Edited by Uwe Wolf. (Neue Ausgabe samtlicher Werke: Revidierte Edition [[NBA.sup.rev]], Herausgegeben vom Bach-Archiv Leipzig, Bd. 1.) Kassel: Barenreiter, 2010....
Key to Abbreviated Imprints (with Agents)
Abingdon Nashville: Abingdon Press (Presser) http://www.abingdonpress.com/ A-R Middleton. WI: A-R Editions, Inc. http://www.areditions.com/ Associated New York: Associated Musk Publishers. Inc. ...
Le Concours Du Prix De Rome De Musique (1803-1968)
FRANCE Le Concours du prix de Rome de musique (1803-1968). Edited by Julia Lu and Alexandre Dratwicki. Lyon: Symétrie, 2011. [904 p. ISBN 9782914373517. i140.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, appendices, indexes.The Prix de Rome was a prominent...
Liszt's Transcultural Modernism and the Hungarian-Gypsy Tradition
Liszt's Transcultural Modernism and the Hungarian-Gypsy Tradition. By Shay Loya. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2011. [xx, 341 p. ISBN 9781580463232. $85.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index, accompanying Web site.Was Franz...
Morrissey: Fandom, Representation, and Identities
Morrissey: Fandom, Representation, and Identities. Edited by Eoin Deve - reux, Aileen Dillane, and Martin J. Power. Bristol, U.K.: Intellect, 2011. [342 p. ISBN 9781841504179. $50.] Illustrations, photographs, references, index.At their best, scholarly...
Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics
COMPOSERS Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics. By Stephen Rumph. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012. [xi, 265 p. ISBN 9780520260863. $49.95.] Music examples, bibliography, index.Stephen Rumph's new book is a textcentered study of musical meaning....
Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz
Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz. By Todd Decker. Berkeley: Uni - versity of California Press, 2011. [xii, 375 p. ISBN 9780520268906. $29.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index.For most, any mention of Fred Astaire conjures up an...
Music Received
INTRODUCTION 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. 156 of this volume). SCHOLARLY &...
Notes for Notes
The Walter W. Gerboth Music Library of Brooklyn College is the recipient of a significant gift of 1,026 scores and books from the collection of Professor Emeritus Douglas F. Hedwig, recently retired from Brooklyn College, having taught in its Conservatory...
Opera and Song
The Song Cycle. By Laura Tunbridge. (Cambridge Introductions to Music.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xvii, 230 p. ISBN 9780521896443 (hardcover), $84; ISBN 9780521721073 (paperback), $29.99.] Works list, music examples, illustrations,...
Operatic Afterlives
Operatic Afterlives. By Michal Grover- Friedlander. New York: Zone Books, 2011. [253 p. (ISBN 9781935408062. $29.95.] Music examples, illustrations, index.Michal Grover-Friedlander's research interests in opera and musical theatre are chiefly related...
Pop Song Piracy: Disobedient Music Distribution since 1929
COPYRIGHT Pop Song Piracy: Disobedient Music Distribution since 1929. By Barry Kernfeld. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. [xii, 273 p. ISBN 9780226431826 (hardcover), $90; ISBN 9780226431833 (paperback), $29.] Illustrations, bibliography,...
Prices of Music Monographs and Scores as Reflected in Notes, 2006-2011
All numbers presented here are based on data drawn from this journal's "Books Recently Published" and "Music Received" columns. Books and scores reviewed in Notes and imprints before 2009 are not included in the 2011 figures. No distinction is made...
Recycling Uhland: Brahms and the Wanderlieder
This study examines Brahms's settings of texts drawn from Ludwig Uhland's (1787-1862) Wanderlieder cycle in light of how some nineteenth-century composers created new text cycles using its poems as a framework. Considering Brahms's Wanderlieder settings...
Repertoire International Des Sources Musicales A/I: Einzeldrucke Vor 1800 (CD-ROM)
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2012 issue. The dates of access for each review of an online source indicate the dates during which the reviewer was evaluating the resource. All Web sites were...
Répertoire International Des Sources Musicales A/I: Einzeldrucke Vor 1800 (CD-ROM)
For information regarding the scope of this column, consult the headnote in the September 2012 issue. The dates of access for each review of an online source indicate the dates during which the reviewer was evaluating the resource. All Web sites were...
Robert Bloom: The Story of a Working Musician
INSTRUMENTS Robert Bloom: The Story of a Working Musician. Edited by Sara Lambert Bloom. Available from RDG Woodwinds, 2009. [xi, 467 p. ISBN 9781934866115. $38.] Music examples, illustrations, discography, index (provided separately), CD-ROM.This compendium...
Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
1. Publication title: NOTES. Publication no. 00274380. 3. Filing date: 21 August 2012. 1. Issue frequency: Quarterly. 5. No. of issues published annually: 4. 6. Annual subscription price: $110.00 (individual), $145.00 (institutional). 7. Complete mailing...
Terry Riley Piano Works
Terry Riley. Keyboard Studies nos. 1 & 2: For Piano. New York: Associated Music Publishers. [Scores, p. 1-2, 5; composer's notes for performance, p. 3-4, 6. Print on demand (price on request from G. Schirmer Rental Library: http://www.schirmer.com).]...
The Instrumental Music of Iannis Xenakis: Theory, Practice, Self-Borrowing
The Instrumental Music of Iannis Xenakis: Theory, Practice, Self-Borrowing. By BenoÎt Gibson. (Iannis Xenakis Series, no. 3.) Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon, 2011. [xxi, 231pp. ISBN 9781576471616. $36.] Music examples, figures, tables, bibliography, index.Whatever...
The John Ireland Companion
The John Ireland Companion. Edited by Lewis Foreman. Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press, 2011. [xxxiv, 529 p. ISBN 9781843836865. $70.] Music ex amples, illustrations, bibliography, work lists, discography, index, compact disc.John Ireland (1879-1962) was...
Thematic Catalogue of Troubadour and Trouvère Melodies
Thematic Catalogue of Troubadour and Trouvère Melodies. By Donna Mayer-Martin and Dorothy Keyser. (Thematic Catalogues Series, no. 18.) Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2011. [v, 739 p. ISBN 9780918728821. $120.] Music examples, bibliography.Scholars...
The Song Cycle
OPERA AND SONG The Song Cycle. By Laura Tunbridge. (Cambridge Introductions to Music.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [xvii, 230 p. ISBN 9780521896443 (hardcover), $84; ISBN 9780521721073 (paperback), $29.99.] Works list, music examples,...
To Broadway, to Life: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick
To Broadway, To Life: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick. By Philip Lambert. (Broadway Legacies.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. [xvi, 361 p. ISBN 9780195390070. $35]. Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, appendices, index.This recent...
Tonus Peregrinus: The History of a Psalm-Tone and Its Use in Polyphonic Music
Tonus Peregrinus: The History of a Psalm-tone and its use in Polyphonic Music. By Mattias Lundberg. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, 2011. [xiv, 323 p. ISBN 9781409407867. $124.95.] Music examples, bibliography, index.In his preface to Tonus Peregrinus: The History...
Unmasking Ravel: New Perspectives on the Music
Unmasking Ravel: New Perspectives on the Music. Edited by Peter Kaminsky. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2011. [342 p. ISBN 9781580463379. $80.] Music examples, charts, endnotes, index.Since Ravel's lifetime, writers have often associated...
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