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The October issue of Gramophone Magazine is now available to read, in a browser or through the Exactly app.

The New York Times has just published its annual Fall Preview, a look at this year’s upcoming arts events, including jazz, classical, and musical theater. As a member of the MSM community, you get a free all-digital subscription to The New York Times. 

Andrew Norman.
Still life: for solo violin.
Schott, 2021.

David R. Williams.
The enterprising musician's guide to performer contracts.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Ebsco ebook.

You get free access the the Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall through the Library. Watch the opening concert of their 2022-23 season, in which Kirill Petrenko leads them in Mahler’s Seventh Symphony. (They bring the work to Carnegie Hall in November for two performances.)

Watch in Medici TV: Yuja Wang at this summer's Verbier Festival, in a recital of Schoenberg, Ligeti, Márquez, Glass, Brahms, and Kapustin.

Ludwig van Beethoven.
Ouvertüre "Egmont," op. 84.
Edited by Jonathan Del Mar.
Bärenreiter, 2022.
Full score.

Kate Soper.
The understanding of all things: for amplified soprano and tape.
Text by Franz Kafka.
Project Schott New York, 2019.

Ingram Marshall.
Fog tropes: brass sextet and tape.
Peermusic Classical, 2010.
Full score.

Mykola Lysenko.
Ukrainian suite, op. 2.
For piano.
Duma Music, Inc., 2006.

Joan Tower.
Sixth fanfare for the uncommon woman: for solo piano.
Associated Music Publishers, Inc., 2016.

Jake Heggie.
What I miss the most: for mezzo-soprano and piano.
Poems by Joyce DiDonato, Patti LuPone, Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Kathleen Kelly.
Bent Pen Music, Inc., 2020.

Evan Williams.
Rock steady: for unaccompanied alto saxophone.
Murphy Music Press], 2019.

Simon Shaw-Miller.
Improvision: orphic art in the age of jazz.
Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Tyshawn Sorey.
For Roscoe Mitchell: for violoncello and orchestra.
Edition Peters, 2021.

Leigh Anne Hunsaker.
The art of trumpet teaching: the legacy of Keith Johnson.
University of North Texas Press, 2022.
Project MUSE ebook.

Arturo Márquez.
Danzón no. 2; transcribed for solo piano by Leticia Gómez-Tagle.
Peer Music Classical, 2016,

Telemann studies.
Edited by Wolfgang Hirschmann, Steven Zohn.
Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Cambridge ebook.

Jessie Montgomery.
Rounds: for piano and string orchestra.
Jessie Montgomery Music Publishing, NYC Music Services, agent, 2022.
Full score.

The October issue of BBC Music Magazine is now available to read digitally through our Exact Editions subscription.

Helen Sills.
Stravinsky, God, and time.
Brill, 2022.
Brill ebook edition.

Giancarlo Castro D'Addona.
Grand fanfare: for symphonic brass ensemble, timpani and percussion.
Editions Bim, 2010.
Full score.

John Adams.
Common tones in simple time: music for orchestra.
Associated Music Publishers, 2012.
Conductor's score.
Gift of Leonard Slatkin.

Lu Wang.
Unbreathable colors: for solo violin.
New York: Project Schott New York, 2017.

Mark Ross Clark and Lynn V. Clark.
Singing, acting, and movement in opera: a guide to singer-getics.
Indiana University Press, 2002.
Project MUSE ebook.

American musicals in context: from the American Revolution to the 21st century.
Edited by Thomas A. Greenfield.
Greenwood, 2021.
Gale ebook.

The September 5 issue of The New Yorker is now available to read digitally via Flipster. In it, Alex Ross reviews "Rachmaninoff and His World" at the Bard Music Festival. The cover, "Morning Music," is the last one by Jean-Jacques Sempé, who died on August 11.

The Lee Strasberg notes.
Edited by Lola Cohen.
Routledge, 2010.
Now available as an unrestricted, DRM-free ebook.

Rachmaninoff and his world.
Edited by Philip Ross Bullock.
University of Chicago Press, 2022.
From the 2022 Bard Music Festival.
Ebsco ebook.

LGBTQ leadership in higher education.
Edited by Raymond E. Crossman.
President Gandre is one of the contributors.
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022.

Paul R. Laird.
West side story, Gypsy, and the art of Broadway orchestration.
Routledge, 2022.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

The October issue of JazzTimes has just been published, and is available to read digitally through our Flipster subscription.

Melanie Gall (MSM alumna).
Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland, and the golden age of Hollywood.
Lyons Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Ivan Turgenev.
Fathers and children.
Translated by Nicolas Pasternak Slater and Maya Slater.
New York Review Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Stephen Nachmanovitch.
Free play: improvisation in life and art.
Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1990.
Ebsco ebook.

The September issue of International Piano has just appeared, and is available to read in a browser or through our Exactly app.

Paul Salsini.
Sondheim and me: recalling a genius.
Bancroft Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Ted Chapin.
Everything was possible: the birth of the musical Follies.
Second edition, revised and updated.
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Adrian Noble.
How to direct Shakespeare.
The Arden Shakespeare, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

François Couperin.
L'art de toucher le clavecin = The art of playing the harpsichord.
Edited and translated by Margery Halford.
Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., 2008.
Ebsco ebook.

The September issue of The Strad is now available to read digitally. It features a profile of Pinchas Zukerman, who talks about his teaching at MSM.

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

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

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

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

Amanda Flynn.
So you want to sing musical theatre: a guide for performers.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2022

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

Salman Rushdie.
The wizard of Oz.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Ebsco ebook.

Mark Anthony Neal.
Black ephemera: the crisis and challenge of the musical archive.
New York University Press, 2022.

Caroline Shaw.
Partita: for 8 voices & wind ensemble.
Transcribed by Kaitlin Bove.
Murphy Music Press, 2019.
Large score.
Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer for Music.

The September issue of Opera Now magazine has just been published, and is available for you to read digitally.

A study guide for Mark Hollmann/Greg Kotis's "Urinetown."
Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.
Ebsco ebook.

The September issue of Opera magazine is now available to read, digitally.

The September issue of Choir & Organ is now available to read, digitally.

Tim Rutherford-Johnson.
Music after the fall: modern composition and culture since 1989.
University of California Press, 2017.
Oxford ebook.

Bruce Haynes.
The end of early music: a period performer's history of music for the twenty-first century.
Oxford University Press, 2007.
Oxford ebook.

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

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.

Maeve Louise Heaney.
Suspended God: music and a theology of doubt.
T&T Clark, 2022.

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

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.

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.

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.