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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. 71, No. 2, 2014

A History of Opera
A History of Opera. By Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker. New York: W. W. Norton, 2012. [xix, 603 p. ISBN 9780393057218. $49.95.] Illustrations, bibliographies, index.Opera is strange. As an art form that re- quires the actors to sing all or most of their...
A Panoramic Survey of Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata, Op. 106: Composition and Performance
Much has been written on Beethoven's piano sonatas, considered by Flans von Bülow as the most significant collection of pieces in the piano repertory, following J. S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier as the New Testa- ment follows the Old.* 1 The case to...
Eighteenth-Century Chamber Music from the Spanish Court
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CHAMBER MUSIC FROM THE SPANISH COURTGaetano Brunetti. Tríos para dos violines y violonchelo. Series VI y VIII. Edición crítica Lluís Bertrán Xirau. (Música Hispana, Serie B: Música Instrumental, 48.) Madrid: Instituto Complutense de...
Frederic Mompou: El Eterno recomenzar/Frederic Mompou: L'etern recomençar/Frederic Mompou: Complete Works for Piano
COMPOSERS Frederic Mompou: El eterno recomenzar. By Adolf Pía i Garrigós. Sabadell: La Mà de Guido & Espai Imaginari, 2012. [232 p. ISBN 9788489757516. euro32.] Music examples, illustrations, appendices, bibliog- raphy, indexes. (Also in Catalan...
MacDowell
AMERICAN MUSIC MacDowell. By E. Douglas Bomberger. (Master Musicians Series.) Ox- ford: Oxford University Press, 2013. [xv, 349 p. ISBN 9780199899296. $39.95.] Music examples, illustrations, calendar, works list, personalia, bibliography, index.After...
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. 163 of this volume).SCHOLARLY & HISTORICAL EDITIONSBrown,...
Notes for Notes
The Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a major collection of books and other secondary literature relating to opera and opera singers. The collection was the personal...
The Original Version of Bizet's L'arlésienne
THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF BIZET'S L'ARLÉSIENNEGeorges Bizet. L'Arlésienne: Drame en trois actes et cinq tableaux. Version originale de 1872 pour ensemble instrumental et choeur. Edition critique de Hervé Lacombe. (Música Gallica.) [London]: Choudens, 2010....
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