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Some New Additions

The July issue of Gramophone Magazine is available to read online in a browser, or to download using the Exactly app.

Carolyn Williams. Gilbert and Sullivan: gender, genre, parody. Columbia University Press, 2011.

Aleksandra Vrebalov. Missa supratext: for young women's chorus with handbells and Tibetan bowls, string quartet and optional singing saw. Composers Edition, 2018.
Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, 2024.

Burton D. Fisher. Roméo et Juliette = (Romeo and Juliet): opera in French in five acts; adapted from the Opera Journeys Lecture Series. Opera Journeys, 2011.

Joseph Haydn. Symphony in F major, Hob. I:79. Edited by Sonja Gerlach, Sterling Murray. Bärenreiter, 2019. Full score.

Torquato Tasso. The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata). Translated by Max Wickert; with an introduction and notes by Mark Davie. Oxford University Press, 2009.

Hans Abrahamsen. Hymne: for violoncello solo (or viola solo). Edition Wilhelm Hansen, 2013.

Thomas Adès. Alchymia: for clarinet quintet. Faber Music, 2023. Score + 5 parts.

Michael Daugherty. Firecracker: for oboe and small chamber orchestra. PeerMusic, 2003. Reduction for oboe and piano. Score + part.

Nico Muhly. Fast cycles: for organ. Chester Music Ltd., 2015.

Rebecca Clarke. Irish melody (Emer's farewell to Cucullain): Londonderry air, for viola (or violin) and cello. Prepared and edited by Kenneth Martinson and Christopher Johnson. Gems Music Publications, 2020. Set of 2 scores.

Chen Yi. Memory: for solo flute. Edited by Mary Holzhausen. Theodore Presser Company, 2016.

Florence Price. Concerto no. 2 for violin and orchestra. Reduction for violin and piano. G. Schirmer, Inc., 2020. Score + part.

Adolphus Hailstork. Meditation: for horn and piano. Presser, 2021. Score + part.

Melinda Wagner. Concertino for harpsichord and string quintet. Presser, 2023. Score + 6 parts.

Kaija Saariaho. Offrande: for violoncello and organ. Chester Music, 2021. Score + part.

Robert Schumann. Carnaval, op. 9. Edited from the sources by Michael Beiche; fingerings and notes on interpretation by Tobias Koch. Wiener Urtext Edition, 2023.

The June/July issue of Musicals magazine is now available to read online or download using the Exactly app.

Bengt Edlund. Wits and interpretation: keyboard thoughts. Peter Lang, 2023.

Larry Sitsky. The compleat Busoni. Volume 1, Busoni and the piano: the works, the writings, and the recordings. Australian National University Press, 2023.

David Leisner. Charms to soothe: 19th-century music for guitar. Azica, 2024. Click the image above to listen to it online through Naxos Music Library.

Newly available in the Henle Library App (score and parts): Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, op. 48. Read it or download it for keeps for free through the Library by clicking the cover image above.

Paul Hindemith. The craft of musical composition. Book 1: theory. Now available to download as Ebsco ebook, or to read online in a browser.

Reiko Füting. brokenSong. Jing Yang, pianist. New Focus Recordings, 2024. Listen to it now through Naxos Music Library.

The June 2 issue of Backstage is available. Download it, or read it in a browser.

Richard Bissell. 7 1/2 cents. Little, Brown, 1953. Basis of the Broadway musical "The Pajama Game."

Improvising across abilities: Pauline Oliveros and the adaptive use musical instrument. University of Michigan Press, 2024. Read as a JSTOR ebook.

Kristin Wendland. The power of practice: how music and yoga transformed the life and work of Yehudi Menuhin. State University of New York Press, 2024. Open-access ebook.

Jayne Anne Phillips. Night watch: a novel. Alfred A. Knopf, 2023. 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Brandon Som. Tripas poems. The University of Georgia Press, 2023. 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

All four MSM performances of Victor Ullmann's "Der Kaiser von Atlantis" were filmed by the Orto Center and are now available to watch in Mediaspace. You can find the links in the LIbrary catalog by clicking the image above.

John Cage. Haiku: piano solo. Edited by Don Gillespie. Henmar Press, 2012.

Jeremy Pelt. Griot: examining the lives of jazz's great storytellers. 4 volumes. PeltJazz Publishing, 2021-2024.

Giacinto Scelsi. Litanie: pour 2 voix de femme à l'unisson (ou 1 voix de femme et bande magnétique). Salabert, 1986.

The best of Liza Minnelli: original keys for singers. Vocal transcriptions/piano. Hal Leonard, 2009.

Aleksandra Vrebalov. Spell no. 7: for viola solo. Composers Edition, 2016.

Hannah Lash. Stalk: for harp. Schott, 2011.

Anna Clyne. Hopscotch: for solo flute. Boosey & Hawkes, 2022.

Pascal Dusapin. Indeed: pour trombone. Éditions Salabert, 2013.

John Cage. Sounds of Venice: for solo television performer. Peters, 2001.

Andreas Staier. Anklänge: 6 pièces pour clavecin. Editions Lemoine, 2022.

Zadie Smith. The wife of Willesden. Penguin Books, 2023.

Julian Rushton. Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique. Cambridge University Press, 2024.

Jelly's last jam. Libretto. Book and direction by George C. Wolfe; lyrics by Susan Birkenhead; music by Jelly Roll Morton; additional music & musical adaptation by Luther Henderson; introduction by John Lahr. Theatre Communications Group, 1993.

Julian Horton. Robert Schumann: Piano concerto. Cambridge University Press, 2024.

Paul Auster. The New York trilogy: City of glass; Ghosts; The locked room. Penguin Books, 2006. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Joseph E. Aoun. Robot-proof: higher education in the age of artificial intelligence. The MIT Press, 2017. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

John Adams. Girls of the Golden West. Paul Appleby, Julia Bullock, Hye Jung Lee, Daniela Mack, Elliott Madore, Ryan McKinny, Davóne Tines; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; John Adams, conductor. Stream it in Naxos Music Library by clicking the cover image above.

Susan Shiplett Ashbaker. The vocal coach approach: when practice makes perfect: a guide to help singers of all levels learn to practice, and love it! Inside View Press, 2022.

Theodore Dimon. Anatomy of the voice: an illustrated guide for singers, vocal coaches, and speech therapists. North Atlantic Books, 2018. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Chris Jones. Rise up!: Broadway and American society from Angels in America to Hamilton. Methuen Drama, 2018. Unrestricted ebook: download it or read online.

William G. Carter. Thriving on a riff: jazz and the spiritual life. Broadleaf Books, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Pierto Mascagni. Cavalleria rusticana = 오페라 카발레리아 루스티카나. Libretto in Korean and Italian. Edited by 김소영 = So Young H. Kim, Carlo Alberto Petruzzi. [Publisher not identified], [2024].

Jörg Widmann. Petite suite: for flute solo (with bass flute obbligato and gong). Schott, 2017. Score + 2 parts.

Kurtág György. Signs, games and messages: solo and chamber works for oboe and English horn. EMB, Editio Musica Budapest, 2018. Performance set.

Ralph Vaughan Williams. Folk songs of the four seasons. Edited by Graham Parlett. Oxford University Press, 2023. Miniature score.

Johannes Brahms. Ein deutsches Requiem, Opus 45. Edited by Michael Struck, Michael Musgrave. G. Henle Verlag, 2023. Separate practical edition taken from Johannes Brahms, Neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke. MIniature score.

Béla Bartók. Streichquartett Nr. 3. Edited by László Somfai. G. Henle Verlag, 2023. Miniature score.

Sanaz Toossi. English. Samuel French, 2023. Pulitzer Prize in drama, 2023. Obie Award for Best New American Play, 2023.

Diana Ambache. The soul of the journey: the Mendelssohns in Scotland and Italy. Birlinn Ltd, 2021.

Eike Fess. Arnold Schönberg and composition with twelve tones. Translation: Marcus Zagorski. Arnold Schönberg Center, 2023.

Jelly Roll Morton. Jelly's last jam: vocal selections. Book by George C. Wolfe; music by Jelly Roll Morton; lyrics by Susan Birkenhead; musical adaptation and additional music composed by Luther Henderson. E.H. Morris, 1994.

The May issue of Opera/Opera News is out already. You can read it online, or download it to your phone or tablet using the Exactly app. Click the cover.

Artur Schnabel. Cadenzas to W. A. Mozart's Piano concertos, K. 467, K. 482, K. 491, K. 503. Peermusic Classical, 2016.

Claude Debussy. Danses für Harfe und Streichorchester. Edited by Peter Jost; arrangement of harp part by Margit-Anna Süß. G. Henle Verlag, 2022. Piano reduction. Score + part.

Brett Dean. Confessio: for bass clarinet solo. Boosey & Hawkes, 2021.

Gabriela Ortiz. Alejandrías sonoras: for flute solo. Boosey & Hawkes, 2022.

Lowell Liebermann. Five songs on poems of Jean Starr Untermeyer: for high voice and piano, op. 135. Theodore Presser Company, 2021.

Henri Dutilleux. Les citations: diptyque pour hautbois, clavecin, contrebasse et percussion. Éditions Alphonse Leduc & Cie, 2015. 2010 version; full score.

Stephen Hough. Sonatina nostalgica: for piano solo. Josef Weinberger, 2020.

Elliott Carter. Rigmarole: for bass clarinet and violoncello. Boosey & Hawkes, 2021. Set of two performance scores.

Sara Gruen. Water for elephants: a novel. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007.

The selected works of Audre Lorde. W. W. Norton & Company, 2020.

David Bellos, Alexandre Montagu. Who owns this sentence?: a history of copyrights and wrongs. W.W. Norton & Company, 2024.

Tom Morton-Smith. Oppenheimer: a play. Oberon Books, 2015.

Helen Deeming and Frieda van der Heijden. Medieval polyphony and song. Cambridge University Press, 2023.

Taylor Swift. Folklore. Hal Leonard, 2020. Piano/vocal/guitar escore.

Salman Rushdie. Knife: meditations after an attempted murder. Random House, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Berlioz's orchestration treatise: a translation and commentary. Translation and commentary by Hugh Macdonald.Cambridge University Press, 2002. Unrestricted Cambridge ebook.

Paolo Marchettini. Ebony chants. With Ka Hei Chan, Paolo Marchettini, Tommy Shermulis, Meng Zhang. New Focus Recordings, 2024. Listen to it for free through Naxos Music Library.

Renée Fleming, editor. Music and mind: harnessing the arts for health and wellness. Viking, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Anthony Burgess. The devil prefers Mozart: on music and musicians, 1962-1993. Carcanet, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

The Spring 2024 issue of International Piano is now available to download or read online.

Live-stream all of the Berlin Philharmonic's concerts, watch their complete archive of past performances, and see a growing number of documentaries through the Digital Concert Hall.

Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking," with Joyce DiDonato and Ryan McKinny, is now available to stream in The Met Opera on Demand, free to the MSM community through the Library. (Click or tap the image above.)

Michael E. Veal. Living space: John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and free jazz, from analog to digital. Wesleyan University Press, 2024.

The Harlem Renaissance and transatlantic modernism. Edited by Denise Murrell. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2024.

Joseph Haydn. Symphony no. 69 in C major "Laudon,". Edited by Wolfgang Stockmeier; in collaboration with Sonja Gerlach. Bärenreiter-Verlag, 2022. Full score.

Johann Sebastian Bach. Toccata con Fuga in d: for organ, BWV 565. Edited by Dietrich Kilian; updated edition by Peter Wollny. Bärenreiter-Verlag, 2023.

Camille Saint-Saëns. Super flumina Babylonis. Edited by Christina M. Stahl. Bärenreiter, 2023. Full score.

Jason Anick. Violin fingerboard mastery: contemporary mapping exercises and improvisation studies. Berklee Press, 2022.

Mike Steinel. Running the changes: the definitive guide to jazz improvisation for all instruments. Hal Leonard, 2022.

To download the April/May issue of Musicals magazine or read it online, click the cover image above.

Vaughan Williams in context. Edited by Julian Onderdonk, Ceri Owen. Cambridge University Press, 2023. Ebook.

John D'Emilio. Lost prophet: the life and times of Bayard Rustin. Free Press, 2003. Read it online or download it to the reading device of your choice using the Ebsco Mobile app.

Per Nørgård. D'monstrantz Vöögeli : for bird voices (on CD) and human voices (twelve SATB solo voices). Edited by Ivan Hansen; text, Adolph Wölfi. W. Hansen, 1998.

Johannes Brahms. Triumphlied, Opus 55. Edited by Johannes Behr, Ulrich Tadday. G. Henle Verlag, 2022. Study score.

Ralph Vaughan Williams. Concerto for tenor tuba and orchestra. Transcribed by David Childs. Oxford University Press, 2022. Score + 2 parts.

The April issue of Opera / Opera News is available to download using the Exactly app, or to read online in a browser.

Eitan Y. Wilf. The inspiration machine: computational creativity in poetry and jazz. The University of Chicago Press, 2023.