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The current issue of Backstage is now available to read, digitally, through our subscription to Flipster..

The August 15 issue of The New Yorker is now available digitally.

Joseph McBride.
How did Lubitsch do it?
Columbia University Press, 2018.
De Gruyter ebook.

Miklós László.
Parfumerie: a comedy. (Basis for the musical "She Loves Me.")
Adapted by E.P. Dowdall.
Playscripts, Inc., 2009.

Jimmy López
Perú negro: for orchestra.
Filarmonika, 2013.
Conductor's score.

Steven Jacobs.
The city symphony phenomenon: cinema, art, and urban modernity between the wars.
Routledge, 2018.
Ebsco ebook.

Zosha Di Castri.
Lineage: for orchestra.
Centre de musique canadienne, 2015.
Conductor's score.

George Crumb.
Kronos-kryptos: four tableaux for percussion quintet.
Edition Peters, 2021.

Liz Jackson Hearns with Patrick Maddigan.
One weird trick: a user's guide to transgender voice.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018.

La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina: Räume und Inszenierungen in Francesca Caccinis Ballettoper (Florenz, 1625).
Edited by Christine Fischer.
Chronos, 2015.

Dorothy Rudd Moore.
From the dark tower: for mezzo-soprano and orchestra.
American Composers Alliance, 2020.
Conductor's score.

Huang Ruo.
An American soldier: opera in two acts.
Libretto by David Henry Hwang.
G. Ricordi & Co., 2018.
Conductor's score.

Olga Neuwirth.
American Lulu: Musiktheater.
Ricordi, 2020.
Full score.

Du Yun.
The ocean within: harp solo.
G. Schirmer, 2020.

Jean Sibelius.
Symphony no. 6, op. 104.
Edition Wilhelm Hansen/Chester Music, 2018.
Conductor's score.

Unsuk Chin.
Rocana: for orchestra.
Boosey & Hawkes, 2018.

Andrys Onsman and Robert Burke.
Experimentation in improvised jazz: chasing ideas.
Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2019.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Liza Lim.
Rug music: for solo harp.
Ricordi, 2018.

The August issue of Gramophone Magazine is now available to read digitally, online or using the Exactly app.

The Routledge companion to jazz studies.
Edited by Nicholas Gebhardt, Nichole Rustin-Paschal, and Tony Whyton.
Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Cynthia Baron.
Modern acting: the lost chapter of American film and theatre.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Ebsco ebook.

Kevin Whitehead.
Play the way you feel: the essential guide to jazz stories on film.
Oxford University Press, 2020.
Oxford ebook.

The September 2022 issue of BBC Music Magazine is now available to read digitally.

Sergey Prokofiev.
Chant symphonique, op 57.
Boosey & Hawkes, 2019.
Miniature score.

Clara Schumann studies.
Edited by Joe Davies.
Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Cambridge ebook.

Kevin Winkler.
Everything is choreography: the musical theater of Tommy Tune.
Oxford University Press, 2021.
Oxford ebook.

Rehearsing the jazz band.
Edited by Mary Jo Papich and Ryan Adamsons.
Meredith Music Publications, 2019.
Ebsco ebook.

George Gershwin.
Lullaby for string quartet.
Edited by Norbert Gertsch.
G. Henle Verlag, 2017.
Set of parts.

Harrison Birtwistle.
3 pieces from Bogenstrich: cello & piano.
Boosey & Hawkes, 2019.
Score and part.

Michael Spitzer.
The musical human: a history of life on Earth.
Bloomsbury, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Will Studdert.
The jazz war: radio, Nazism and the struggle for the airwaves in World War II.
I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2018.
Ebsco ebook.

Jessie Fillerup.
Magician of sound: Ravel and the aesthetics of illusion.
University of California Press, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Guillaume Connesson.
Techno-Parade: pour 2 saxophones soprano et piano.
Billaudot, 2013.
Score and 2 parts.

Sophie Redfern.
Bernstein and Robbins: the early ballets.
University of Rochester Press, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Axel Englund.
Deviant opera: sex, power, and perversion on stage.
University of California Press, 2020.
Ebsco ebook.

Franz Schubert.
String quartet in A minor op. 29 D 804.
Edited by Egon Voss.
G. Henle Verlag, 2017.
Set of parts.

John Williams.
On willows and birches: concerto for harp and orchestra.
Hal Leonard, 2009.
Solo harp part + piano reduction.

Benjamin Steege.
An unnatural attitude: phenomenology in Weimar musical thought.
University of Chicago Press, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

String quartets in Beethoven's Europe.
Edited by Nancy November.
Academic Studies Press, 2022.
DeGruyter ebook.

Nikolai Kapustin.
Sonata for viola and piano, opus 69.
Schott, 2018.
Score and part.

Alfred Schnittke.
Quartet for violin, viola, cello and piano.
Композитор = Compositor, 2022.
Score and parts.

Antonín Dvořák
Terzetto in C major op. 74 for two violins and viola.
Edited by Annette Oppermann.
G. Henle Verlag, 2017.
Set of 3 parts.

Kristin Chenoweth.
A little bit wicked: life, love, and faith in stages.
Touchstone, 2009.
Ebsco ebook.

Lewis Spratlan.
Piccolosophy: for piccolo and piano.
Oxingale Music, 2011.
Score and part.

Daniel Albright.
Music's monisms: disarticulating modernism.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Katherine Chu and Juliet Petrus.
Singing in Mandarin: a guide to Chinese lyric diction and vocal repertoire.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.
Ebsco ebook.

Interviews with American composers: Barney Childs in conversation.
Edited by Virginia Anderson.
University of Illinois Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Liszt and virtuosity.
Edited by Robert Doran.
University of Rochester Press, 2020.
Ebsco ebook.

The complete Richard Wilbur translations, volume 1.
Library of America, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Cheryl Frazes Hill.
Margaret Hillis: unsung pioneer.
GIA Publications, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Amy C. Beal.
Terrible freedom: the life and work of Lucia Dlugoszewski.
University of California Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Zecharia Plavin.
We piano teachers and our demons: socio-psychological obstacles on the road to inspired and secure performance.
Springer, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Edna St. Vincent Millay
Rapture and melancholy: the diaries of Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Edited by Daniel Mark Epstein; foreword by Holly Peppe.
Yale University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Social dissonance.
Urbanomic, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Andrew Mellor.
The northern silence: journeys in Nordic music and culture.
Yale University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Danielle Shlomit Sofer.
Sex sounds: vectors of difference in electronic music.
MIT Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Laurie McManus.
Brahms in the priesthood of art: gender and art religion in the nineteenth-century German musical imagination.
Oxford University Press, 2021.
Oxford ebook.

The September issue of Jazz Times just hit the stands. Read it online through our subscription to Flipster.

Richard Wagner.
The annotated ring cycle, an English reading version of the Nibelung's Ring: Siegfried.
Translation and annotations by Frederick Paul Walter.
Amadeus Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Joseph Polisi.
Beacon to the world a history of Lincoln Center..
Yale University Press, 2022.
JSTOR ebook.

Lynn Garafola.
La Nijinska: choreographer of the modern.
Oxford University Press, 2022.
Oxford ebook.

Ingvar Lidholm.
Poesis: per orchestra.
Gehrmans, 2012.
Full score.

Bedřich Smetana.
Z českých luhu̇ a háju̇ = From Bohemia's woods and fields.
Edited by Hugh Macdonald.
Bärenreiter, 2018.
Full score.

Germaine Tailleferre
Il était un petit navire: satire lyrique en trois actes.
Critical edition by Paul Wehage and Jean-Thierry Boisseau.
Musik Fabrik, 2011.
Vocal score.

Philip Glass.
Akhnaten: an opera in three acts.
Chester Music, 2017.
Vocal score.
Copyright     ©2017

The August issue of Opera Now is now available to read online through our subscription to Exact Editions.

Gaetano Donizetti.
Lucrezia Borgia.
Edited by Roger Parker, Rosie Ward.
Ricordi, 2020.
A vocal score based on Parker and Ward's critical edition.

Bruno Walter.
Gustav Mahler.
Dover Publications, 2013.
Now available as an Ebsco ebook.

The August issue of The Strad just got published. Click on the cover to read it online.

Margaret Notley.
Lateness and Brahms: music and culture in the twilight of Viennese liberalism.
Oxford University Press, 2006.
Oxford ebook.

Bill Beuttler.
Make it new: reshaping jazz in the 21st century.
Lever Press, 2019.
JSTOR ebook.

New York Foundation for the Arts.
The profitable artist: a handbook for all artists in the performing, literary, and visual arts.
Allworth Press, 2018.
Ebsco ebook.

Richard Taruskin.
On Russian music.
University of California Press, 2009.
Now available as an Oxford ebook.

Alexander H. Shapiro.
The consolations of history in Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung.
Routledge, 2019.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Paul Lopes.
Art rebels: race, class, and gender in the art of Miles Davis and Martin Scorsese.
Princeton University Press, 2019.
Now available as a JSTOR ebook.

Stravinsky in context.
Edited by Graham Griffiths.
Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Cambridge ebook.

Richard Strauss in context.
Edited by Morten Kristiansen, Joseph E. Jones.
Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Cambridge ebook.

Peter H. Smith.
Expressive forms in Brahms's instrumental music: structure and meaning in his Werther quartet.
Indiana University Press, 2005.
Now available as a JSTOR ebook.

The Cambridge companion to Brahms.
Edited by Michael Musgrave.
Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Now available as a Cambridge book.

Expressive intersections in Brahms: essays in analysis and meaning.
Edited by Heather Platt and Peter H. Smith.
Indiana University Press, 2012.
Now available as a Project MUSE ebook.

The Cambridge companion to Wagner.
Edited by Thomas S. Grey.
Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Cambridge ebook.

The August issue of Jazzwise (and back issues) is available to you digitally.

Jeremy Yudkin.
Miles Davis, Miles smiles, and the invention of post bop.
Indiana University Press, 2008.
Now available as a JSTOR ebook.

Miles on Miles: interviews and encounters with Miles Davis.
Edited by Paul Maher, Jr. and Michael K. Dorr.
Chicago Review Press, 2021.
Now available as an Ebsco ebook.

Keith Waters.
The studio recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68.
Oxford University Press, 2011.
Now available as an Oxford ebook.

Emily Kilpatrick.
The operas of Maurice Ravel.
Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Now available as a Cambridge book.

Roger Nichols.
Yale University Press, 2011.
Now available as a JSTOR ebook.

Unmasking Ravel: new perspectives on the music.
Edited by Peter Kaminsky.
University of Rochester Press, 2011.
Now available as a Cambridge ebook.

Stephen Zank.
Irony and sound: the music of Maurice Ravel.
University of Rochester Press, 2009.
Now available as a JSTOR ebook.

The Cambridge companion to Ravel.
Edited by Deborah Mawer.
Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Now available as a Cambridge ebook.

Stuart Isacoff.
Musical revolutions: how the sounds of the world changed.
Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Howard Jacobson.
The Finkler question.
Bloomsbury USA, 2010.
Winner of the Man Booker Prize.
Ebsco ebook.

The August issue of Opera magazine is now available to read in Exact Editions.

The August issue of Gramophone magazine is now available digitally through Exact Editions.

Liszt in context.
Edited by Joanne Cormac.
Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Cambridge ebook.

Chopin: pianist and teacher as seen by his pupils.
Compiled by Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger; translated by Naomi Shohet with Krysia Osostowicz and Roy Howat.
Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Now available as a Cambridge ebook.

Anthology of new music: trans and nonbinary voices. Vol. 1.
Curated by Aiden K. Feltkamp; foreword by Myles McLean; edited by Dennis Tobenski, Eric Saroian, and Connor Johnson.
NewMusicShelf, 2021.

Benjamin Britten in context.
Edited by Vicki P. Stroeher, Justin Vickers.
Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Cambridge ebook.

Paul Moravec.
The shining: opera in two acts.
Libretto by Mark Campbell; based on the novel by Stephen King.
Subito Music Publishing, 2018.
Vocal score.

Jonathan Impett.
Sound work: composition as critical technical practice.
Leuven University Press, 2021.
Project MUSE ebook.