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Some New Additions

Justin Maxwell. The playwright's toolbox: exercises from 56 contemporary dramatists on designing, building, and refurbishing your plays. Applause, 2024. Faculty member Aaron Ricciardi is one of the contributors. The Library has it both in paperback and as a DRM-free ebook.

William Farina. Florence Price: the life, compositions and influence of a Black American composer. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Ana P. Sánchez-Rojo. Music and modernity in Enlightenment Spain. Boydell & Brewer, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

 

Wendy D. LeBorgne. The vocal athlete. Plural Publishing Inc., 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

 

The notebooks of Sonny Rollins. Edited by Sam V. H. Reese. New York Review Books, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Hamilton, history and hip-hop : essays on an American musical. Edited by Kevin J. Wetmore. McFarland & Company, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Lin-Manuel Miranda. The Lin-Manuel Miranda collection [vocal selections]. Hal Leonard, 2022. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Matt Miller. AI for educators: learning strategies, teacher efficiencies, and a vision for an artificial intelligence future. Ditch That Textbook, 2023.

Vanessa Volmann. Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton: silenced women's voices and founding mothers of color: a critical race theory counterstory. Peter Lang, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Barry Cooper. The creation of Beethoven's nine symphonies. Boydell and Brewer, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

The August issue of Opera/Opera News is now available. Can you read it in a browser, or use the Exactly app to download it to your personal device.

David Savran. Tell it to the world: the Broadway musical abroad. Oxford University Press, 2024.

Steven Huebner. Verdi and the art of Italian opera : conventions and creativity. University of Rochester Press, 2023. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Gustav Mahler. Symphony no. 9. Edited by Christian Rudolf Riedel. Breitkopf & Härtel, 2023.

Constantin Stanislavski. An actor prepares. Translated by Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood. Routledge, 2003. Ebook edition. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Sarah Taylor Ellis. Doing the time warp: strange temporalities and musical theatre. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Joseph Horowitz. The propaganda of freedom: JFK, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and the cultural cold war. University of Illinois Press, 2023.

The Cambridge companion to women composers. Edited by Matthew Head, Susan Wollenberg. Cambridge University Press, 2024. Unrestricted ebook edition.

Frederick Neumann. Ornamentation and Improvisation in Mozart. Princeton University Press, 2019. Unrestricted ebook edition.

The symphonic repertoire, volume 5: the symphony in the Americas. Edited by Brian Hart; with A. Peter Brown, founding editor. Indiana University Press, 2023. Unrestricted Project MUSE ebook.

Caroline Potter. Pierre Boulez: organised delirium. The Boydell Press, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Theodore Albrecht. Beethoven's Ninth symphony: rehearsing and performing its 1824 premiere. Boydell Press, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Gustav Djupsjöbacka. The songs of Jean Sibelius: poetry, music, performance. The Boydell Press, 2023. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

James Kaplan. 3 shades of blue: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, and the lost empire of cool. Penguin Press, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Gillian Opstad. Emma and Claude Debussy: the biography of a relationship. Boydell & Brewer, 2022. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Gregor Tassie. The three apostles of Russian music: the Soviet avant-garde. Lexington, 2022. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Renato Meucci and Gabriele Rocchetti. The horn. Yale University press, 2023. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

The creative worlds of Joseph Joachim. Edited by Valerie Woodring Goertzen and Robert Whitehouse Eshbach. The Boydell Press, 2021. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Tad Richards. Jazz with a beat : small group swing, 1940-1960. State University of New York Press, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Century of composition by women: music against the odds. Linda Kouvaras, Maria Grenfell, Natalie Williams, editors. Palgrave Macmillan, 2022. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Fumi Tomita. Early jazz: a concise introduction, from its beginnings through 1929. State University of New York Press, 2024. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

George E. Lewis. A power stronger than itself: the AACM and American experimental music. University of Chicago Press, 2008. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Maurice Windleburn. John Zorn's file card works: hypertextual intermediality in composition and analysis. Routledge, 2024. Unrestricted ebook edition.

Lily E. Hirsch. Taking funny music seriously. Indiana University Press, 2024. Unrestricted Project MUSE ebook.

Terence Blanchard. Fire shut up in my bones: an opera. Vocal score. Joseph Oliver Music, 2022.

Beethoven's conversation books, volume 4: Nos. 32 to 43 (May 1823 to September 1823). Edited by Theodore Albrecht. Boydell & Brewer, 2022. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Thomas Hischak. The Abbott touch: Pal Joey, Damn Yankees, and the theatre of George Abbott. Bloomsbury, 2023. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Das Aussprachewörterbuch: 144.000 Aussprachen und Betonungen von Wörtern und Namen. Dudenverlag, 2023. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

Julian Barnes. The noise of time. Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. Download it using the Ebsco Mobile app, or read it online in a browser.

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.