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This week's New Yorker is called the "Climate Issue," with several articles devoted to that subject. It also includes a "Talk of the Town" piece about French horn player Ibrahaim Maalouf by Bruce Handy, a review by Anthony Lane of the movie “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery," and a roundup of holiday events happening around the city.

Evgeny Kissin = קיסין, יעווגעני.
A Yidisher sheygets: noveles, lider, iberzetsungen = יידישׁער שׁײגעץ: נאוועלעס, לידער.
Translations: Evgeny Kissin = איבערזעצונגען / יעווגעני קיסין
Yidish branzshe, 2019.

James McCourt
Mawrdew Czgowchwz.
Introduction by Wayne Koestenbaum.
"Diva Mawrdew Czgowchwz bursts like the most brilliant of comets onto the international opera scene, only to confront the deadly malice and black magic of her rivals."--Back cover.
New York Review Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

New in Naxos Music Library: David Leisner. Letter to the world: music for voice and instruments. Azica, 2022. (Recording and booklet available through the Naxos site.)

The December/January issue of Jazzwise is now available to read in a browser or using the Exactly app.

Ned Rorem.
The Nantucket diary, 1973-1985.
Open Road Integrated Media, 2013.
Ebsco ebook.

Ned Rorem.
The later diaries, 1961-1972.
Open Road Integrated Media, 2013.
Ebsco ebook.

Korngold and his world.
Edited by Daniel Goldmark and Kevin C. Karnes.
Princeton University Press, 2019.
Read as an Oxford ebook.

Ariane & Bluebeard: from fairy tale to comic book opera.
Edited by Matthew Brown, and Th. Emil Homerin.
Indiana University Press, 2022.
JSTOR ebook.

Tess Gunty.
The rabbit hutch.
2022 National Book Award for Fiction.
Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Marcel Proust.
Swann in love.
Translated from the French by Lucy Raitz.
Pushkin Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Ann Patchett.
Bel canto: a novel.
HarperCollins, 2009.
Ebsco ebook.

Tim Rutherford-Johnson.
The music of Liza Lim.
Wildbird, 2022.

Arthur Schnitzler.
Round dance and other plays.
Translated by J.M.Q. Davies ; with an introduction and notes by Ritchie Robertson.
Oxford University Press, 2004.
Ebsco ebook.

A companion to Schubert's Schwanengesang: history, poets, analysis, performance.
Edited by Martin Chusid.
Yale University Press, 2000.
Ebsco ebook.

Dr. Jacquelyn Stucker Drye
Alban Berg's Wozzeck: a translation and phonetic guide for musicians.
Pendragon Press, 2020.

Natalie Douglass Grana.
A singing approach to horn playing: pitch, rhythm, and harmony training for horn.
Oxford University Press, 2022.

William Bolcom.
Variations on a theme by George Rochberg: for piano solo.
Edward B. Marks Music Company, 2017.

Rory Stuart.
The rhythm book: rhythmic development and performance in 4/4.
Rhythm & Dues, 2019.

Peter Keppy.
Tales of Southeast Asia's jazz age: Filipinos, Indonesians and popular culture, 1920-1936.
NUS Press, 2019.

Alon Schab.
A performer's guide to transcribing, editing, and arranging early music.
Oxford University Press, 2022.

Rachel Federman
Drawing the curtain: Maurice Sendak's designs for opera and ballet.
The Morgan Library & Museum, 2019.

Philip Watson.
Bill Frisell, beautiful dreamer: the guitarist who changed the sound of American music.
Faber & Faber, 2022.

Patti LuPone, with Digby Diehl.
A memoir.
Crown Archetype, 2010.
Ebsco ebook.

Daniil Trifonov in an hour-long conversation with James Jolly, brand-new in Medici TV.

New in the Digital Concert Hall: the Berlin Philharmonic and Kirill Petrenko in a program of Andrew Norman, Mozart, and Korngold. 

Kenneth Tynan.
Profiles: portraits of actors, directors, and writers which originally appeared in the Observer, the New Yorker and other magazines.
Selected and edited by Kathleen Tynan and Ernie Eban; preface by Simon Callow.
Nick Hern Books, 2020.
Ebsco ebook.

Tynan, Kenneth.
Theatre writings.
Nick Hern Books, 2008.
Ebsco ebook.

George Gershwin.
Concerto in F.
Edited by Norbert Gertsch.
Breitkopf & Härtel/G. Henle, 2021.
Full score.

Ervin Nyiregyházi
36 selected works for solo piano.
Edited by Kevin Bazzana
Carl Fischer, 2019.

Nikolai Gogol
The nose and other stories.
Translated by Susanne Fusso.
Columbia University Press, 2020.
Ebsco ebook.

Nikolai Gogol.
Dead souls: an epic poem.
Translated from the Russian and with introduction by Donald Rayfield.
New York Review Books, 2012.
Ebsco ebook.

Amanda Eubanks Winkler.
O let us howle some heavy note: music for witches, the melancholic, and the mad on the seventeenth-century English stage.
Indiana University Press, 2006.
Ebsco ebook.

Lion Feuchtwanger
The Oppermanns.
Translated from the German by James Cleugh; translation revised and introduced by (MSM alumnus) Joshua Cohen; notes by Richard J. Evans.
McNally Editions, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Raven Chacon.
For Zitkála Šá.
Art Metropole, 2022.
2022 Pulitzer for Music.

Joel Schwindt.
Orpheus in the academy: Monteverdi's first opera and the Accademia degli Invaghiti.
Routledge, 2022.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Tish Oney.
Jazz singing: a guide to pedagogy and performance.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.

Marie Buscatto.
Women in jazz: musicality, femininity, marginalization.
Routledge, 2022.

James A. Harrod.
Stars of jazz: a complete history of the innovative television series, 1956-1958.
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2020.

T. Storm Heter.
The sonic gaze: jazz, whiteness, and racialized listening.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.

Béla Bartók
String quartets nos. 1-6.
Edited by László Somfai, in collaboration with Zsombor Németh,
Vol. 29 of the Béla Bartók complete critical edition.
G. Henle Verlag/Editio Musica, 2022

The operas of Monteverdi.
Librettos of the operas Orfeo, Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, and L'Incoronazione di Poppea in Italian with English translations by Anne Ridler, and with commentary.
Overture Pub., 2011.
Ebsco ebook.

Geoffrey Galt Harpham.
Citizenship on Catfish Row: race and nation in American popular culture.
The University of South Carolina Press, 2022.

Jazz dance: a history of the roots and branches.
Edited by Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver.
University Press of Florida, 2014.
Oxford ebook.

Enrique Granados
Danzas españolas.
Edited by Ullrich Scheideler; fingering by Rolf Koenen.
G. Henle Verlag, 2019.

Joannes Burmeister of Lüneburg.
Aulularia and other inversions of Plautus.
Edited, translated and introduced by Michael Fontaine.
Leuven University Press, 2015.
Ebsco ebook.

Ludwig van Beethoven.
Grande Sonate in B für Klavier, op. 106 "Hammerklavier."
Edited by Jonathan Del Mar.
Bärenreiter, 2019.

Claude Debussy.
Préludes pour piano, (2me livre)
Edited by Thomas Kabisch; fingering by Martin Widmaier.
Bärenreiter, 2021.

The December issue of The Strad is available to read through the Exactly app or in a browser.

Gustav Mahler.
Das Lied von der Erde.
Edited by Christian Rudolf Riedel.
Breitkopf & Härtel, 2022.
Conductor's score.

Virgil.
The Aeneid.
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald.
Vintage Books, 1990.
Ebsco ebook.

Virgil.
The Aeneid.
Translated by Robert Fagles; introduction by Bernard Knox.
Penguin Books, 2008.
Ebsco ebook.

Kevin Puts.
The Manchurian candidate: an opera in two acts based on the novel by Richard Condon.
Libretto by Mark Campbell.
Bill Holab Music, 2015.
Vocal score.

The current issue of The New Yorker, Adam Gopnik reviews a new biography of Shinichi Suzuki; John Lahr interviews Emma Thompson about the musical she is writing with composer Gary Clark; and David Owen profiles film composer Carter Burwell.

Gustav Mahler.
Symphony no. 10; completed by Remo Mazzetti Jr.
Associated Music Publishers, 1996.
Conductor's score.
Gift of Leonard Slatkin.

Contemporary Chinese art songs. Book 1, Medium/high voice.
Edited by Mei Zhong.
Classical Vocal Reprints, 2018.

The December issue of Opera magazine is now available to read in Exact Editions or the Exactly app.

Stanley Green.
Broadway musicals: show by show.
9th edition.
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2019.
Ebsco ebook.

Nils Vigeland.
Symmetry and proportion: English/Chinese studies in musical form = 中英双语音乐专题专题分析 : 曲式中的对称与比例 / 尼尔斯·维格兰德 ; 著 马扬芝译.
Central Conservatory of Music Press, 2022.
In English and Chinese.

Franz Schubert.
Die schöne Müllerin.
Michael Kelly, baritone; David Leisner, guitar.
Bright Shiny Things, 2022.
Available to stream in Naxos Music Library.

Robert Waters.
The stage works of Philip Glass.
Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Cambridge ebook.

The November issue of Gramophone is now available through Exact Editions. Download the Exactly app for the best reading experience.

Arnold Schoenberg
Suite, Opus 25.
Edited by Marte Auer; fingering by Shai Wosner.
G. Henle Verlag, 2022.

Kate Soper.
Telephone: for speaking soprano and string quartet.
Text and music by Kate Soper.
Project Schott New York, 2022.
Score and 5 parts.

Gillian Perrin.
Past sounds: an introduction to the sonata idea in the piano trio.
Austin Macauley Publishers, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Thomas Adès studies.
Edited by Edward Venn, Philip Stoecker.
Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Cambridge ebook.

Stephen Walsh.
The beloved vision: a history of nineteenth century music.
Pegasus Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Othmar Schoeck.
Elegie: Liederfolge nach Gedichten von Nikolaus Lenau und Joseph von Eichendorff, for low voice and chamber orchestra, op. 36.
Breitkopf & Härtel, 1952.
Vocal score.

Edward Venn.
Thomas Adès: Asyla.
New York : Routledge, 2017.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

The real book.
Arranged by David Hazeltine.
Enhanced chords edition.
Hal Leonard, 2016.
Ebsco escore.

Bob Dylan.
The philosophy of modern song.
Simon & Schuster, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Oskar Rieding
Concerto in B minor op. 35 for violin and piano.
Edited by Annette Oppermann; preface by Maruša Zupančič.
G. Henle Verlag, 2019.
Score and part.

Jennifer Homans.
Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th century.
Random House, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

A Charlie Brown Christmas: artist transcriptions for piano.
Hal Leonard, 2018.
Ebsco escore.

Constantin Floros.
Brahms and Bruckner as artistic antipodes: studies in musical semantics.
Translated by Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch.
Academic Research, 2015.
Ebsco ebook.

Nigel Kennedy.
Nigel Kennedy uncensored!: written in his own way and words.
Fonthill Media, 2021.

John Corigliano.
And the people stayed home: for solo soprano.
Text by Catherine M. O'Meara.
G. Schirmer, Inc., 2021.

Lawrence F. Bernstein.
Inside Mahler's Second symphony: a listener's guide.
Oxford University Press, 2022.

Richard Kramer.
From the ruins of Enlightenment: Beethoven and Schubert in their solitude.
University of Chicago Press, 2023.
Ebsco ebook.

Jeff Schwartz.
Free jazz.
State University of New York Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Elysa Gardner.
Magic to do: Pippin's fantastic, fraught journey to Broadway and beyond.
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.
Who hears here?: on black music, pasts and present.
Foreword by Tammy L. Kernodle; afterword by Shana L. Redmond.
University of California Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Horace J. Maxile, Jr., and Kristen M. Turner.
Race and gender in the Western music history survey: a teacher's guide.
Routledge, 2022.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Alan Cumming.
Not my father's son: a memoir.
Dey St., 2015.

David Sisco and Laura Josepher.
Performing in contemporary musicals.
Routledge, 2022.

New horizons in Schenkerian research.
Edited by Allen Cadwallader, Karen M. Bottge, Oliver Schwab-Felisch.
Georg Olms Verlag, 2022.

Marcus Greil.
Folk music: a Bob Dylan biography in seven songs.
Illustrations by Max Clarke.
Yale University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Earnest N. Bracey.
Miles Davis and jazz as religion: the politics of social music culture.
Lexington, 2021.

Jack Ballard, Jr.
Extended harmonic techniques: acoustic principles for composition and musicianship.
Foreword by Warren Pettit.
McFarland & Company, Inc., 2022.

Eri Hotta.
Suzuki: the man and his dream to teach the children of the world.
Harvard University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Albert Glinsky.
Switched on: Bob Moog and the synthesizer revolution.
Foreword by Francis Ford Coppola.
Oxford University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Cary Ginell.
Carefully taught: American history through Broadway musicals.
Applause Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

The real Philadelphia book.
Temple University, 2022.
Ebsco escore.

Andreas Otte.
Famous composers -- diseases reloaded.
Springer, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Milton Babbitt.
Works for treble voice and piano.
Nina Berman, soprano [MSM almuna]; Steve Beck and Eric Huebner, piano.
New Focus Recordings, 2022.
Available in Naxos Music Library--complete with liner notes and song texts.

Sonny Rollins omnibook for B-flat instruments: transcribed exactly from his recorded solos.
Transcriptions by Chris "Doc" Stewart.
Hal Leonard, 2018.
Ebsco escore.

The December issue of BBC Music Magazine is now available to read, in a browser or using the Exactly app.

The Cambridge companion to Vaughan Williams.
Edited by Alain Frogley, Aidan J. Thomson.
Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Cambridge ebook.

Cormac McCarthy.
The passenger.
Knopf, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Willa Cather.
The song of the lark.
University of Nebraska Press, 2013.
Ebsco ebook.
"Willa Cather's third novel, The Song of the Lark, depicts the growth of an artist, singer Thea Kronborg, a character inspired by the Swedish-born immigrant and renowned Wagnerian soprano Olive Fremstad. It traces Thea's long journey from her fictional hometown of Moonstone, Colorado, to her source of inspiration in the Southwest, and to New York and the Metropolitan Opera House."