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Articles from Vol. 74, No. 1, September

A History of Western Choral Music
A History of Western Choral Music. By Chester L. Alwes. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015-2016. [Volume 1: xiv, 488 p. ISBN 9780195177428 (hardback), $150; ISBN 9780199361939 (paperback), $74.00; 9780190457723 (ebook), varies; Volume 2: xiv,...
America's National Anthem
Star Spangled Songbook: A History in Sheet Music of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Edited by Mark Clague and Andrew Kuster. Historical introductions by Mark Clague. Ann Arbor, MI: Star Spangled Music Foundation, 2015. [Foreword, p. v-vi; introd.: "A People...
A New Edition of Grigny. Premier Livre d'Orgue
Nicolas de Grigny. Premier Livre d'Orgue (1699), with references to the copies of J. S. Bach and J. G. Walther. Musical text edited by Wayne Leupold and James David Christie. Preface by H. Joseph Butler, Lenora McCroskey, and Sandra Soderlund. Colfax,...
Anthems and Minstrel Shows: The Life and Times of Calixa Lavallee, 1842-1891
Anthems and Minstrel Shows: The Life and Times of Calixa Lavallee, 1842-1891. By Brian Christopher Thompson. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. [xxviii, 522 p., ISBN 9780773545557. CAD$49.95.] Music examples, illustrations,...
Audible Empire: Music, Global Politics, Critique
Audible Empire: Music, Global Politics, Critique. Edited by Ronald Radano and Tejumola Olaniyan. (Refiguring American Music.) Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016. [418 p. ISBN 9780822359869 (hardcover), $99.95; ISBN 9780822360124 (paperback), $28.95;...
Bach & God
Bach & God. By Michael Marissen. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. [xxi, 257 p. ISBN 9780190606954 (hardcover), $35, ISBN 9780190606978 (e-book), varies.] Tables, works cited, indices. In Bach & God, Michael Marissen collects seven...
Barbarians at the Gates: Grove and World Percussion
ABSTRACT Grove Music Online, originating from 1879-90 as A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, is the product of a nineteenth-century information revolution and self-help movement centered around the popularization of knowledge. The first edition...
Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision
Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision. By Lewis Lockwood. New York: W. W. Norton, 2015. [xvi, 285 p. ISBN 9780393076448 (hardcover), $29.95; ISBN 9780393353853 (paperback), $18.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, indexes, musical examples on external...
Bellint's I Puritani
Vincenzo Bellini. I Puritani: Opera seria in tre atti. A cura di Fabrizio Della Seta. Part 1: Introductory Materials and Act 1. (Edizione critica delle opere di Vincenzo Bellini, vol. X, tomo 1.) Milan: Ricordi, 2013. [Pref. in Ita., p. vii-viii; principal...
Books Recently Published
This column is compiled quarterly based on the output of the monographic music cataloging units of the Library of Congress. Entries appear on the list as they are cataloged by the library, regardless of the date of publication. ENGLISH Agawu,...
Current Directions in Ecomusicology: Music, Culture, Nature
Current Directions in Ecomusicology: Music, Culture, Nature. Edited by Aaron S. Allen and Kevin Dawe. (Routledge Research in Music, no. 13.) New York: Routledge, 2016. [vii, 314 p. ISBN 9781138804586 (hardback), $148; ISBN 9781138062498 (paperback),...
During the 2017 Music Library Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, the Following Awards Were Given
During the 2017 Music Library Association annual meeting in Orlando, the following awards were given: The MLA Citation, MLA's highest honor for distinguished service to music librarianship, was conferred upon Morris Martin in recognition of the...
From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory
From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory. By James Tenney. Edited by Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. [xxxi, 467 p. ISBN 9780252038723 (hardback). $80; ISBN 9780252096679...
Haydn and His Contemporaries II. Selected Papers from the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Society for Eighteenth-Century Music at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, 13-15 April 2012
Haydn and His Contemporaries II. Selected Papers from the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Society for Eighteenth-Century Music at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, 13-15 April 2012. Edited by Kathryn L. Libin. Ann Arbor, MI: Steglein Publishing,...
Henry Prunieres (1886-1942): Un Musicologue Engage Dans la Vie Musicale De L'entre-Deux Guerres
Henry Prunieres (1886-1942): Un musicologue engage dans la vie musicale de l'entre-deux guerres. Edited by Myriam Chimenes, Florence Gretreau, and Catherine Massip. (Publications de la Societe frangaise de musicologie.) Paris: Societe frangaise de...
Journal of Creative Music Systems
Journal of Creative Music Systems. Edited by Steven Jan and Eduardo Miranda. Published biannually. Vol. 1, Issue 1 (September 2016). ISSN 2399-7656. Online format, http://jcms.org.uk/index.html. The Journal of Creative Music Systems is an open-access,...
Key to Abbreviated Imprints (with Agents)
KEY TO ABBREVIATED IMPRINTS (WITH AGENTS) AIM [n.p.]: American Institute of Musicology; Neuhausen: Hanssler-Verlag (A-R) http:// www.corpusmusicae.com/...
Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq
Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq. By J. Martin Daughtry. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. [344 p. ISBN 9780199361496 (hardcover). $29.95; ISBN 9780199361526 (e-book), varies.] Notes, glossary, bibliography,...
Living Stereo: Histories and Cultures of Multichannel Sound
Living Stereo: Histories and Cultures of Multichannel Sound. Edited by Paul Theberge, Kyle Devine, and Tom Everrett. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. [viii, 289 p. ISBN 9781623565169 (hardcover), $120; ISBN 9781623566654 (paperback), $29.95; ISBN...
Mahler Reception in Forty Historic Editions: Significant Holdings in the Newberry Library, Chicago
ABSTRACT Investigations into Mahler's music benefit from careful attention to the early printed editions, which contain details about both the music and its reception. While early printed editions are rare, institutions like the Newberry Library...
Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe
Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe. By Kate van Orden. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. [xxii, 320 p. ISBN 9780199360642. $55.] Music examples, illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. As its...
MLA Statement on Proposed Cuts to Arts and Humanities: Music Library Association Statement on President Trump's Budget Plan "America First: A Blueprint to Make America Great Again" 21 March 2017
Recognizing the vital role that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) have played in the creation, promotion, and preservation of America's...
Music and the Crises of the Modern Subject
Music and the Crises of the Modern Subject. By Michael L. Klein. (Musical Meaning and Interpretation.) Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. [xii, 191 p. ISBN 9780253017208 (cloth), $40; ISBN 9780253017222 (e-book), $39.99] Musical examples,...
Music Received
INTRODUCTION This column presents a comprehensive list of new music publications that have been sent recently by publishers and distributors for possible review in Notes. Additionally, the list has been supplemented with selective items extracted...
Nouvelles Lettres De Berlioz, De Sa Famille, De Ses Contemporains
Nouvelles lettres de Berlioz, de sa famille, de ses contemporains. Edited by Peter Bloom, Joel-Marie Fauquet, Hugh J. Macdonald, and Cecile Reynaud. (Correspondance generale, IX, supplements 2.) Aries and Venice: Actes Sud/Palazzetto Bru Zane, 2016....
Opera Acts: Singers and Performance in the Late Nineteenth Century
Opera Acts: Singers and Performance in the Late Nineteenth Century. By Karen Henson. (Cambridge Studies in Opera.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. [xvi, 264 p. ISBN 9781107004269 (hardcover). $102.00; (e-book). $79.] Music examples, illustrations,...
Remixing Reggaeton: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico
Remixing Reggaeton: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico. By Petra R. Rivera-Rideau. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. [xii, 224 p. ISBN 9780822359456 (hardcover), $84.95; ISBN 9780822359647 (paperback), $23.95; ISBN 9780822375258 (e-book),...
Royer's Pirrhus
Pancrace Royer. Pirrhus. Edition de Lisa Goode Crawford. (Patrimoine musical fran^ais. Anthologies: Musique de scene, IV, 3.) Versailles: Centre de musique baroque de Versailles, 2015. [Table of contents, p. iii; introd. in Fre., Eng., p. v-xcvii;...
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army, 1820-1940
Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army, 1820-1940. By Bruce P. Gleason. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. [xiii, 249 p. ISBN 9780806154794 (hardcover). $32.95.] Illustrations, bibliography, index. Bruce...
Special Journal Issues
American Music Vol. 34, No. 2 (Summer 2016): Music in Four Distinct American Communities. This special issue does not include an editorial but the four research articles address topics including German American singing festivals, Catholic music in...
The First Volumes in the Andreas Hammerschmidt Gesamtausgabe
Andreas Hammerschmidt. Musicalischer Andacht Erster Theil (1638), HaWV 43-63; Sirachs Lob-vnd Danckspruch, Concert a otto & nove Voce (1634), HaWV 1; Hertzliche Auffmerckung und heiliger WeihnachtGrufi (1639), HaWV 64. Herausgegeben von Michael...
The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles
The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles. By Bob Gluck. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. [xii, 264 p. ISBN 9780226180762 (cloth), $37.50; ISBN 9780226303390 (e-book), varies; ISBN 9780226527000 (paperback, forthcoming...
The Mystery of the Schubert Song: The Linked Data Promise
ABSTRACT Linked open data promises global interconnectedness of a vast amount of data. Web technologies promise to lower the barriers to accessing information, and to enable knowledge production of massive scale. But can the web of data answer a...
The Singing of the Strasbourg Protestants, 1523-1541
The Singing of the Strasbourg Protestants, 1523-1541. By Daniel Trocme-Latter. (St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History.) Farnham, Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate; New York: Routledge, 2015. [xvii, 385 p. ISBN 9781472432063 (hardcover), $158; ISBN 9781472432070...
The Winners of MOUG's 2017 Ralph Papakhian Travel Grant Are: Jen Bort, an LIS Graduate Student at Syracuse University (G'l7), Is a Graduate Assistant at the Belfer Audio Archive, and a Research Assistant at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies
The winners of MOUG's 2017 Ralph Papakhian Travel Grant are: Jen Bort, an LIS graduate student at Syracuse University (G'l7), is a graduate assistant at the Belfer Audio Archive, and a research assistant at Syracuse University's School of Information...
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