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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. 3, 2014

Afro-Cuban Music: A Bibliographic Guide
Afro-Cuban Music: A Bibliographic Guide. By John Gray. (Black Music Reference Series, no. 3.) Nyack, NY: African Diaspora Press, 2012. [xiv, 614 p. ISBN 9780984413423. $124.95.] Source list, library and archive list, appendices, indexes.This work fills...
Arrangements by Clara Schumann
ARRANGEMENTS BY CLARA SCHUMANN Clara Schumann. Arrangements for Solo Piano. Edited by Jonathan Kregor. (Recent Researches in the Music of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, 56.) Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2012. [Acknowledgments, p. vi; introd.,...
Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage
DRAMA Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage. By Inna Naroditskaya. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xvi, 401 p. ISBN 9780195340587. $74.] Music examples, tables, bibliography, index.This delightful essay in revisionism departs...
Cage & Consequences
Cage & Consequences. Edited by Julia H. Schröder and Volker Straebel. Hofheim: Wolke, 2012. [296 p. ISBN 9783936000795. i 29.] Music exam- ples, illustrations, index.Julia Schröder and Volker Straebel, the editors of Cage & Consequences,have...
Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921: A Thematic Catalogue of His Complete Works, Volume II: The Dramatic Works
Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921: A Thematic Catalogue of His Complete Works, Volume II: The Dramatic Works. By Sabina Teller Ratner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. [xx, 582 p. ISBN 9780198163213. $350.] Music examples, illustrations, appendices,...
Denkmäler der Tonkunst in ÖSterreich (Dtö): History and Editorial Program
HISTORY OF THE DTÖ SOCIETYAs the oldest still-active series founded on the idea of musical monu- ments, the Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich (DTÖ: Monuments of Art Music in Austria) has published substantial works of Austria's music history over...
Die Lieder Des Evangelischen Gesangbuchs, Band 1: Kirchenjahr Und Gottesdienst (EG 1-269). Kommentar Zu Entstehung, Text Und Musik
Die Lieder des Evangelischen Gesangbuchs, Band 1: Kirchenjahr und Gottesdienst (EG 1-269). Kommentar zu Entstehung, Text und Musik. By Karl Christian Thust. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2012. [484 p. ISBN 9783761822456. i39.95.] Appendix, glossary, bibliography.Karl...
Ecomusicology: Rock, Folk, and the Environment
ETHNOMUSICOLOGY Ecomusicology: Rock, Folk, and the Environment. By Mark Pedelty. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012. [xi, 229 p. ISBN 9781439907122. $29.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.Over the past decade, musicologists and ethnomusicologists...
Engaging Haydn: Culture, Context, and Criticism
HAYDN AND MOZART Engaging Haydn: Culture, Context, and Criticism. Edited by Mary Hunter and Richard Will. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. [xi, 349 p. ISBN 9781107015142. $99.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, indexes.In the Joseph...
Expressive Intersections in Brahms: Essays in Analysis and Meaning
Expressive Intersections in Brahms: Essays in Analysis and Meaning. Edited by Heather Platt and Peter H. Smith. (Musical Meaning and Interpre- tation.) Bloomington: Indiana Univer- sity Press, 2012. [viii, 305 p. ISBN 9780253357052. $44.95.] Music exam-...
François-Joseph Fétis: Musicographe
NINETEENTH CENTURY François-Joseph Fétis: Musicographe. By Rémy Campos. (Musique et Recherche, vol. 2.) Geneva: Librairie Droz, 2013. [831 p. ISBN 9782600017053. CHF 40 (Swiss francs).] Music examples, illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index.As...
"I Am Not a Hero, I Am a Composer": Hanns Eisler in Hollywood
"I am not a hero, I am a composer": Hanns Eisler in Hollywood. By Horst Weber. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2012. [536 p. ISBN 9783487147871. i48.] Music examples, illustrations, personalia, bibliog- raphy, filmography, index.Horst Weber's study of...
I Drum, Therefore I Am: Being and Becoming a Drummer
I Drum, Therefore I Am: Being and Becoming a Drummer. By Gareth Dylan Smith. (SEMPRE Studies in the Psychology of Music.) Farnham, Surrey, Eng.: Ashgate, 2013. [xiv, 209 p. ISBN 9781409447948. $99.95.] Illustrations, appendices, bibliography, discography,...
Lalo's Fiesque
LALO'S FIESQUE Édouard Lalo. Fiesque: Grand opéra en trois actes. Édition de Hugh Macdonald. Édition du livret de Vincent Giroud et Paul Prévost. (L'opéra français.) Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2012. [Foreword in Fre., Eng., Ger., p. vii-viii; introd. in Fre.,...
Maderna's Requiem Recovered
MADERNA'S REQUIEM RECOVERED Bruno Maderna. Requiem per soli, cori e orchestra (1946). A cura di Veniero Rizzardi. (Riedizione critica delle opere di Bruno Maderna.) Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, [2012], c2006. [Introd. in Ital., Eng., p. v-xii; desc....
Mahler on DVD: An Overview of Art Films, Documentaries, and Concert Videos
Several recent releases on DVD concern- ing Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) call atten- tion to the ways this medium has in dissem- inating his music not only to the current audiences, but also to future audiences who will benefit from the perspectives found...
Making Musicians: A Personal History of the Britten-Pears School
Making Musicians: A Personal History of the Britten-Pears School. By Moira Bennett. Orford, Suffolk, Eng.: Bittern Press, 2012. [232 p. ISBN 9780957167209. $24.95.] Illustrations, index.Making Musicians, by Moira Bennett, chronicles the struggles and...
Mozart-Jahrbuch 2011
Mozart-Jahrbuch 2011. Edited by Ulrich Leisinger and Johanna Senigl, Akademie für Mozart-Forschung. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2012. [x, 297 p. ISBN 9783761823224. i72.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography.As the editors explain in their preface, many...
Musical Functionalism: The Musical Thoughts of Arnold Schoenberg and Paul Hindemith
Musical Functionalism: The Musical Thoughts of Arnold Schoenberg and Paul Hindemith. By Magnar Breivik. (Interplay: Music in Interdisciplinary Dialogue, no. 8.) Hillsdale, NY: Pen- dragon Press, 2011. [xviii, 417 p. ISBN 9781576471708. $42.] Music examples,...
Music and Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Music and Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Edited by Martin V. Clarke. (Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain.) Farnham, Surrey, Eng.; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. [xvii, 262 p. ISBN 9781409409892. $114.95.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography,...
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 Periodicals
This semiannual column selectively lists new periodicals; describes their objectives, formats, and contents; and provides information about special issues; title and format changes, mergers, and cessations. The following resources were frequently consulted...
Noah Im Kalten Krieg: Igor Straw Insky's Musical Play "The Flood."
Noah im kalten Krieg: Igor Straw insky's Musical Play "The Flood." By Hannah Dübgen. (Musiksoziologie, no. 17.) Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2012. [131 p. ISBN 9783761822654. i29.95.] Music examples, facsimiles, bibliography.Noah im kalten Krieg presents a variety...
Notes for Notes
Stanford University Libraries is pleased to introduce Opening Night! Opera & Oratorio Premieres (http://operadata.stanford.edu/), a crossindex of data for over 38,000 opera and oratorio premieres. It allows complex searches across multiple categories...
Photoplay Music from the Mirskey Collection at the University of Pittsburgh
INTRODUCTIONPhotoplay music is music designed for film accompaniment during the silent era, roughly 1900-1930. The important role of music in the cinematic experience created a niche for composers, performers, and publishers of photoplay music during...
Pierre Cochereau: Organist of Notre-Dame
Pierre Cochereau: Organist of Notre-Dame. By Anthony Hammond. (Eastman Studies in Music, vol. 91.) Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2012. [x, 346 p. ISBN 9781580464055. $85.] Music ex- amples, illustrations, work lists, appendices, bibliography,...
Pionier der Alten Musik: Hans Eberhard Hoesch Und Die Kabeler Kammermusik
PIONEERS Pionier der alten Musik: Hans Eberhard Hoesch und die Kabeler Kammermusik. By Nikolaus de Palézieux. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2012. [155 p. ISBN 9783761822722. i29.95.] Illustrations, index.Nikolaus de Palézieux's 2012 study of early music pioneer...
Reconstructing Samuel Barber's Christmas Cantata Christmas Eve: A Trio with Solos, Op. XIII
FAMILY LIFE AND EARLY INFLUENCESSamuel Barber (1910-1981), the composer of major contributions to the vocal canon such as Dover Beach, Hermit Songs, and Vanessa, developed his compositional style as a composer for the voice from an early age. The composer's...
ShareStream
ShareStream. [Gaithersburg, MD]. http://www.sharestream.com (Accessed August 2013). [Requires a Web browser and Internet connection. Pricing unavailable.]ShareStream is an application that facili- tates streaming media content, specifically video and...
SoundCloud
SoundCloud. SoundCloud Limited [Berlin]. http://soundcloud.com/ (Accessed August 2013). [Compatible with Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer Web browsers. Mobile access pro- vided by official iPhone, iPad, and Android apps. Apps...
The Birth of an Opera: Fifteen Master-Pieces from Poppea to Wozzeck
The Birth of an Opera: Fifteen Master - pieces from Poppea to Wozzeck. By Michael Rose. London: W. W. Norton, 2013. [xviii, 441 p. ISBN 9780393060430. $35.] Illustrations, bibliography, index.In spite of-perhaps because of-the regular heart-searching...
The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt, Volume 2: Essays and Letters of a Traveling Bachelor of Music
The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt, Volume 2: Essays and Letters of a Traveling Bachelor of Music. Edited and translated by Janita R. Hall- Swadley. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2012. [xxiii, 431 p. ISBN 9780810882676. $75.] Music examples, figures,...
The Great Orchestrator: Arthur Judson and American Arts Management
The Great Orchestrator: Arthur Judson and American Arts Manage- ment. By James M. Doering. (Music in American Life.) Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013. [304 p. ISBN 9780252037412. $55.] Illustrations, ta- bles, charts, bibliography, index.Anyone...
The Orchestral Revolution: Haydn and the Technologies of Timbre
The Orchestral Revolution: Haydn and the Technologies of Timbre. By Emily I. Dolan. Cambridge: Cam - bridge University Press, 2013. [xiii, 290 p. ISBN 9781107028258. $99.] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index."What still remains to be contributed...
The Violin: A Social History of the World's Most Versatile Instrument
The Violin: A Social History of the World's Most Versatile Instrument. By David Schoenbaum. New York: W. W. Norton, 2013. [xxvi, 710 p. ISBN 9780393084405. $39.95.] Illustrations, bibliographic references, index.A social history is usually defined as...
Transcriptions of Early Recorded Jazz
TRANSCRIPTIONS OF EARLY RECORDED JAZZ Sam Morgan's Jazz Band. Complete Recorded Works in Transcription. Edited by John J. Joyce Jr., Bruce Boyd Raeburn, and Anthony M. Cummings. (Recent Researches in American Music, 73.) (Music of the United States of...
Trumpets and Other High Brass, Volume 1: A History Inspired by the Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection: Instruments of the Single Harmonic Series
Trumpets and other High Brass, Volume 1: A History Inspired by the Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection: Instruments of the Single Harmonic Series. By Sabine Katharina Klaus. Vermillion, SD: National Music Museum, 2012. [xxv, 333 p. ISBN 9780984826902....
Two Versions of Janácek's Glagolitic Mass
TWO VERSIONS OF JANÁCEK'S GLAGOLITIC MASSLeos Janácek. Glagolská Mse = Glagolitic Mass. Edited by Leos Faltus and Jirí Zahrádka. (Leos Janácek: Souborné kritické vydání, R? ada B / Svazek 5-I = Complete Critical Edition, Series B / Volume 5-I.) Prague:...
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