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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. 70, No. 4, June

Aaron Copland's Soviet Diary (1960)
ABSTRACT In early 1960, Aaron Copland, accompanied by Lucas Foss, spent four weeks in the Soviet Union as a representative of the U.S. State Department. There he conducted and performed his own music, met with fellow composers and students, and...
Aaron Copland's Soviet Diary (1960)
During March and April 1960, Aaron Copland and Lukas Foss spent four weeks in the Soviet Union, where they performed their own music, met with fellow composers and students, and distributed material on American music. Their tour symbolized hope that...
A[lexander] P[orfir'yevich] Borodin
A[lexander] P[orfir'yevich] Borodin. Knyaz' Igor' = Prince Igor: Opera. Libretto kompozitora = Libretto by the Composer. Klavir = Piano Score: Avtorskaya redaktsiya = Original Version Izdaniye podgotovleno A[nnoy] V[alentinovnoy] Bulichovoy = Edited...
And We're All Brothers: Singing in Yiddish in Contemporary North America
And We're All Brothers: Singing in Yiddish in Contemporary North America. By Abigail Wood. (SOAS Musicology Series.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. [xii, 205 p. ISBN 9781409445333. $89.95.] Music examples, bibliography, discography, film - ography, index.It...
Books Recently Published
ENGLISH Adlington, Robert. Composing dissent: avant-garde music in 1960s Amsterdam. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii, 366 p. ISBN 9780199981014 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2012-046762 Adobe Systems. Adobe Audition CS6: the official training...
Books Recently Published
For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2013 issue.ENGLISHAdlington, Robert. Composing dissent: avant-garde music in 1960s Amsterdam. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii, 366 p. ISBN 9780199981014...
Brahms beyond Mastery: His Sarabande and Gavotte, and Its Recompositions
Brahms Beyond Mastery: His Sara- bande and Gavotte, and its Re- compositions. By Robert Pascall. (Royal Musical Association Mono- graphs, no. 21.) Farnham, Surrey, Eng.: Ashgate, 2013. [xv, 95 p. ISBN 9781409465577. $79.95.] Music exam- ples, illustrations,...
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Portrait Collection I: Catalogue/Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Portrait Collection II: Plates
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Portrait Collection I: Catalogue. Edited by Annette Richards, appendices edited by Paul Corneilson. (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works, series VIII: Supplement, vol. 4.1.) Los Altos, CA: The Packard Humanities Institute,...
Complete Orchestral Works of George Butterworth
COMPLETE ORCHESTRAL WORKS OF GEORGE BUTTERWORTH George Butterworth. Orchestral Works. Edited by Peter Ward Jones. London: Stainer and Bell, 2012. (Musica Britannica, 92.) [Pref. in Eng., Fr., Ger., p. xvii-xix; introd., p. xxi-xxxiv in Eng.; the sources,...
Concise Guide to Jazz
Concise Guide to Jazz. By Mark C. Gridley. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2014. [viii, 312 p. ISBN 0205937004. $98.80.] Music examples, illustrations, photographs, bibliogra- phies, discographies, videographies, index. Supplemental media: Jazz...
C. P. E. Bach Sources at the Library of Congress
The story of the Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach sources at the Library of Congress consists of several different threads, each spun out of the inter- ests and motivations of musicians and collectors over nearly three hun- dred years. As a whole, this collection...
C.P.E. Bach Sources at the Library of Congress
ABSTRACT In the course of the first three decades of the twentieth century, Oscar Sonneck and Carl Engel assembled for the Music Division in the Library of Congress a major collection of manuscripts and early printed editions of the music of Carl...
"Diess Herrliche, Imponirende Instrument": Die Orgel Im Zeitalter Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys
INSTRUMENTS AND PERFORMANCE PRACTICE "Diess herrliche, imponirende Instrument": Die Orgel im Zeitalter Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys. Edited by Anselm Hartinger, Christoph Wolff and Peter Wollny. (Beiträge zur Geschichte der Bach-Rezeption, no. 3.) Wiesbaden:...
Engaging Bach: The Keyboard Legacy from Marpurg to Mendelssohn
BACH AND BACH FAMILY Engaging Bach: The Keyboard Legacy from Marpurg to Mendelssohn. By Matthew Dirst. (Musical Performance and Reception.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. [xiii, 186 p. ISBN 9780521651608 (hardcover), $103; ISBN 9781139334679...
Eurojazzland: Jazz and European Sources, Dynamics, and Contexts
JAZZ Eurojazzland: Jazz and European Sources, Dynamics, and Contexts. Edited by Luca Cerchiari, Laurent Cugny and Franz Kerschbaumer. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2012. [xviii, 484 p. ISBN 9781584658641 (hardcover), $39.95; ISBN 9781611682984...
Facsimile of a Lute Manuscript
FACSIMILE OF A LUTE MANUSCRIPT The Mathew Holmes Manuscripts I: Cambridge University Library MS Dd.2.11. Two vols. and supplement in slipcase. Introduction, Inventory and Bibliography: John H. Robinson. Commentary: Stewart McCoy. Image Processing: Craig...
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Elias = Elijah: Ein Oratorium nach Worten des Alten Testaments = The Words Selected from the Old Testament op. 70. Text von Carl Klingemann, Julius Schubring und Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. The English Version by William...
From Opera Boat to Silver Screen: Visual and Sonic Culture of Cantonese Opera
From Opera Boat to Silver Screen: Visual and Sonic Culture of Cantonese Opera ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]. By Sai-shing Yung. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xliv, 285 p. ISBN 9780198002086. HKD $118.] Illustrations, maps, appendix....
From Opera Boat to Silver Screen: Visual and Sonic Culture of Cantonese Opera
From Opera Boat to Silver Screen: Visual and Sonic Culture of Cantonese Opera (...). By Sai-shing Yung. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xliv, 285 p. ISBN 9780198002086. HKD $118.] Illustrations, maps, appendix.Compared with other historical...
Gentleman Troubadours and Andean Pop Stars: Huayno Music, Media Work, and Ethnic Imaginaries in Urban Peru
ETHNOMUSICOLOGY: PERFORMING CULTURE Gentleman Troubadours and Andean Pop Stars: Huayno Music, Media Work, and Ethnic Imaginaries in Urban Peru. By Joshua Tucker. (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. [viii,...
George Butterworth. Orchestral Works
George Butterworth. Orchestral Works. Edited by Peter Ward Jones. London: Stainer and Bell, 2012. (Musica Britannica, 92.) [Pref. in Eng., Fr., Ger., p. xvii-xix; introd., p. xxi-xxxiv in Eng.; the sources, p. xxxvxliii; editorial notes, p. xliv; acknowledgments,...
Gothic Music: The Sounds of the Uncanny
GOTHIC AND PUNK Gothic Music: The Sounds of the Uncanny. By Isabella van Elferen. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012. [229 p. ISBN: 9780708325124 (hardcover), $120; ISBN 9780708325131 (paperback), $35.] Bibliography, index.Isabella van Elferen's...
Keith Jarrett's the Köln Concert/People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz Is Now!/Beyond a Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album
Keith Jarrett's The Köln Concert. By Peter Elsdon. (Oxford Studies in Recorded Jazz.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. [x, 171 p. ISBN 9780199779253 (hardcover), $74; ISBN 9780199779260 (paperback), $16.95.] Music examples, notes, bibli- ography,...
Mendelssohn's Elias/elijah
MENDELSSOHN'S ELIAS/ELIJAHFelix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Elias = Elijah: Ein Oratorium nach Worten des Alten Testaments = The Words Selected from the Old Testament op. 70. Text von Carl Klingemann, Julius Schubring und Felix Mendels- sohn Bartholdy. The...
Messiaen's Final Works
ANALYSIS AND STYLISTIC EVOLUTION Messiaen's Final Works. By Christopher Dingle. Farnham, Surrey, Eng.: Ashgate, 2013. [xix, 369 p. ISBN 9780754606338. £65.] Music examples, figures, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, discography, index.In Messiaen's...
Met Opera on Demand: Student Access
Met Opera On Demand: Student Access. [New York, New York]: Metropolitan Opera, http://www.metoperafamily.org/ondemand/studentaccess /sales/overview (Accessed 12 January 2014). [Requires a Web browser, an audio-enabled device, and Adobe Flash Player....
Met Opera on Demand: Student Access
Met Opera On Demand: Student Access. [New York, New York]: Metropoli- tan Opera. http://www.metoperafamily.org/ondemand/studentaccess /sales/overview (Accessed 12 January 2014). [Requires a Web browser, an audio-enabled device, and Adobe Flash Player....
Miriam Gideon
Miriam Gideon. Fortunato: An Opera in Three Scenes (1958). Edited by Stephanie Jensen-Moulton. (Recent Researches in American Music, 75.) Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2013. [Acknowledgments, p. vi; introd., p. vii-xv; 3 plates; characters, plot synopsis,...
Miriam Gideon's Fortunato
MIRIAM GIDEON'S FORTUNATOMiriam Gideon. Fortunato: An Opera in Three Scenes (1958). Edited by Stephanie Jensen-Moulton. (Recent Researches in American Music, 75.) Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2013. [Acknowledgments, p. vi; introd., p. vii-xv; 3 plates;...
Mozarts Tempo-System: Ein Handbuch Für Die Professionelle Praxis: Alle Autograph Bezeichneten Tempi in 420 Gruppen Von Stücken Gleicher Charakteristik Mit 392 Kommentierten Notenbeispielen Und Allen Relevanten Quellentexten
Mozarts Tempo-System: Ein Hand- buch für die professionelle Praxis: Alle Autograph bezeichneten Tempi in 420 Gruppen von Stücken gleicher Charakteristik mit 392 kommentierten Notenbeispielen und allen relevanten Quellentexten. By Helmut Breiden- stein....
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 issue (p. 194 of this volume). SCHOLARLY & HISTORICAL EDITIONS...
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 issue (p. 194 of this volume).SCHOLARLY & HISTORICAL EDITIONSBach,...
New Volumes in the Andrea Gabrieli Edition
NEW VOLUMES IN THE ANDREA GABRIELI EDITIONAndrea Gabrieli. Il terzo libro de madrigali a cinque voci con alcuni di Giovanni Gabrieli: Venezia, Angelo Gardano 1589. A cura di Alessandro Borin. (Edizione nazionale delle opere di Andrea Gabrieli, 13.) Milan:...
Notes and the World of Music Librarians and Musicologists Mourn the Loss of Two Luminaries: Dena J. Epstein and Madeline Duckies
Notes and the world of music librarians and musicologists mourn the loss of two luminaries: Dena J. Epstein and Madeline Duckies. They are remembered below by Michael Ochs (on Dena) and John Shepard (on Madeline). Dena J. Epstein (1916-2013) was...
Notes for Notes
The Music Division and the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired the George Avakian / Anahid Ajemian Archive. Avakian was a record producer most notably for Columbia Records....
SamulNori: Contemporary Korean Drumming and the Rebirth of Itinerant Performance Culture
SamulNori: Contemporary Korean Drumming and the Rebirth of Itinerant Performance Culture. By Nathan Hesselink. (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology.) Chicago: Uni ver - sity of Chicago Press, 2012. [xiv, 201 p. ISBN 9780226330969 (hardcover), $75; ISBN...
Sergey Prokofiev, Diaries 1924-1933: Prodigal Son
NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES Sergey Prokofiev, Diaries 1924-1933: Prodigal Son. Translated and an- notated by Anthony Phillips. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013. [xxii, 1,125 p. ISBN 9780801452109. $60.] Illustrations, appendix, bibli-...
Shall We Play That One Together? the Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland
Shall We Play That One Together? The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland. By Paul de Barros. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2012. [ix, 484 p. ISBN 9780312558031. $35.] Illustrations, bibliography, discogra- phy, index.Jazz journalist Paul...
The Music Division and the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
The Music Division and the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired the George Avakian / Anahid Ajemian Archive. Avakian was a record producer most notably for Columbia Records....
The Music History Classroom
PEDAGOGY The Music History Classroom. Edited by James A. Davis. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. [xxiii, 197 p. ISBN 9781409436584. $104.95.] Illustra- tions, bibliography, index.Pedagogical concerns continue to gain traction as a primary issue for musicolo-...
The Quilting Points of Musical Modernism: Revolution, Reaction, and William Walton
The Quilting Points of Musical Modernism: Revolution, Reaction, and William Walton. By J. P. E. Harper- Scott. (Music in Context.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. [xxii, 277 p. ISBN 9780521765213. $103.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography,...
The Recorder and Other Members of the Flute Family in Writings from 1100 to 1500
The Recorder and Other Members of the Flute Family in Writings from 1100 to 1500. By David Lasocki. Portland, OR: Instant Harmony, 2012. [iv, 88 p. ISBN 9780983404842 (e-book). $12 ($19 for printed copy).] Bibliography.The recorder and the flute as we...
The Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound
The Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound has recently finished processing the William C. Lynch Dennis Brain Collection. This collection is believed to be the largest of its kind in North America, if not the most comprehensive and organized collection...
This Music Leaves Stains: The Complete Story of the Misfits
This Music Leaves Stains: The Complete Story of the Misfits. By James Greene Jr. Lanham, MD: Scare - crow Press, 2013. [xii, 181 p. ISBN 9780810884373. $55.] Illustrations, notes, bibliography, annotated discography, index.The preface to James Greene...
Wagner's Melodies: Aesthetics and Materialism in German Musical Identity
Wagner's Melodies: Aesthetics and Materialism in German Musical Identity. By David Trippett. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. [xiv, 448 p. ISBN 9781107014305. $110.] Appendices, bibliographic ref- erences, index.David Trippett's Wagner's Melodies:...
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