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New in the Library (Selected Highlights)

Salman Rushdie.
Victory city: a novel.
Random House, 2023.
Ebsco ebook.

Nirmali Fenn.
The clash of icicles against the stars.
For accordion, flute, sheng.
Edition HH, 2013.
Score and 3 parts.

Michael R. Jackson.
A strange loop: vocal selections.
Hal Leonard, 2022.
Ebsco escore.

Caseen Gaines.
When Broadway was Black: the triumphant story of the all-Black musical that changed the world.
Sourcebooks, 2023.
Ebsco ebook.

Dmitri Shostakovich.
Violin concerto no. 1, op. 77; arranged for violin and piano by the author.
Izd-vo "DSCH," 2011.
Score and parts.

Kevin Puts.
Flute concerto.
Piano reduction.
Aperto Press, 2013.
Score and parts.

Philip Glass.
Bent: for string quartet.
Dunvagen Music Publishers, 2014.
Score and 4 parts.

Antonín Dvořák.
Violin concerto in B minor, op. 104.
Edited by Annette Oppermann; piano reduction by Johannes Umbreit; with supplementary violoncello part marked by Steven Isserlis.
G. Henle Verlag, 2021.
Score and 2 parts.

Andy Akiho.
Pillar IV: for percussion quartet.
Aki Rhythm Press, 2018.
Score and 4 parts.

John Williams.
Rounds: for solo guitar.
Fingered by Pablo Villegas and Christopher Parkening.
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2015.

Valentin Silvestrov.
Drama: for violin, violoncello and piano.
M.P. Belaieff, 2007.
Score and 2 parts.

Gabriel Fauré.
Quatuor pour piano, violon, alto et violoncelle en sol mineur, op. 45.
Edited by Denis Herlin.
Bärenreiter, 2010.
Score and 4 parts.

The current issue of The New York Review of Books has essays by Matthew Aucoin on Carlos Kleiber; Christopher Benfey on the Whiteny Museum's popular Hopper exhibit; and Frances Wilson on Katherine Mansfield.

Laurie Winer.
Oscar Hammerstien II and the invention of the musical.
Yale University Press, 2023.
JSTOR ebook.

Margot E. Fassler.
Cosmos, liturgy, and the arts in the twelfth century: Hildegard's illuminated Scivias.
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2023.
JSTOR ebook.

This week's issue of The New Yorker features two articles by Alex Ross, one on Hildegard of Bingen, and the other about Michael Tilson Thomas. Read it in a browser, or use the Flipster app on your phone or tablet.

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


Vladimir Horowitz.
Carmen variations: for piano.
As played and recorded on December 22, 1947, for RCA Victor.
Based on motifs by Georges Bizet.
Schott, 2022.

Stephanie Azzarone
Heaven on the Hudson: mansions, monuments, and marvels of Riverside Park.
Photography by Robert F. Rodriguez.
Empire State Editions, 2022.
JSTOR ebook.

John J. Mortensen.
Improvising fugue: a method for keyboard artists.
Oxford University Press, 2023.
Ebsco ebook.

Ben Okri.
The last gift of the master artists.
Other Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

William Bolcom.
Concerto for soprano saxophone and band.
Piano reduction by Edmund Cionek.
Edward B. Marks Music Company, 2019.
Score and part.

Elena Ferrante
The lying life of adults.
[Basis for a new Netflix series.]
Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.
Europa Editions, 2020.
Ebsco ebook.

Ben Okri,
The famished road: a novel.
Open Road Media, 2016.
Ebsco ebook.

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.
Louisiana blues strut: a cakewalk for solo violin.
Lauren Keiser Music Publishing, 2008.

Ludwig van Beethoven.
String quartet in F major, op. 135.
Edited by Jonathan Del Mar.
Bärenreiter, 2022.
Set of 4 parts.

Philip Glass.
Águas da Amazônia: four arrangements for percussion quartet by Third Coast Percussion.
Chester Music, 2019.
Score and 4 parts.

Toshi Ichiyanagi.
Piano media.
Zen-On Music, 1972.

Richard Strauss.
Piano sonata in B minor, op. 5.
Edited by Peter Jost; fingering by Michael Schäfer.
G. Henle Verlag, 2020.

Valerie Coleman.
Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes: for flute, clarinet, violin, violincello, and piano.
V Coleman Music, 2015.
Score and 5 parts.

Fazil Say.
Cadenzas, violin concerto in D major, op. 61, by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Schott, 2021.

Errollyn Wallen.
Comfort me with apples: for soprano, bass, oboe d'amore, organ, and strings.
Edition Peters, 2020.
Score and 6 parts.

Henry Purcell.
Four songs for voice and piano.
Realised by Thomas Adès.
Faber Music, 2020.

Richard Strauss.
Acht Gedichte, Opus 10: für Singstimme und Klavier.
Edited by Annette Oppermann.
G. Henle Verlag, 2021.

Krzysztof Penderecki.
Vivace: for bassoon (or bass clarinet) and roto-toms.
Schott, 2018.

Billy Childs.
Fugue in perpetual motion: wind quintet.
Lunacy Music, 2021.
Score and 5 parts.

Edmund Rubbra
Concerto in A for viola & orchestra, op. 75.
Arrangement for viola & piano.
A. Lengnick, 1954.
Score and part.

John Corigliano
First marriage service: for baritone, singing instrument, and organ.
Text by: Kahlil Gibran.
G. Schirmer, Inc., 2022.
Score and 2 parts.

Howard Pollack.
George Gershwin: his life and work.
University of California Press, c2006.
Oxford ebook.

Nadia Boulanger.
Six mélodies: pour voix & piano.
Ricordi Paris, 2020.

Ludwg van Beethoven.
Six variations in F major, op. 34.
Edited by Felix Loy; fingering by Ian Fountain
G. Henle Verlag, 2019.

Carl Schachter
The art of tonal analysis: twelve lessons in Schenkerian theory.
Edited by Joseph N. Straus.
Oxord University Press, 2016.
Oxford ebook.

William Kinderman.
Mozart's piano music.
Oxford University Press, 2006.
Oxford ebook.

Geoffrey Block.
Enchanted evenings: the Broadway musical from Show Boat to Sondheim.
Oxford University Press, 2004.
Oxford ebook.

Nick Catalano.
Clifford Brown: the life and art of the legendary jazz trumpeter.
Oxford University Press, 2001.
Oxford ebook.

Ethan Mordden.
When Broadway went to Hollywood.
Oxford University Press, 2016.
Oxford ebook.

Victoria Malawey.
A blaze of light in every word: analyzing the popular singing voice.
Oxford University Press, 2020.
Oxford ebook.

Johann Wolfgang Goethe
Faust: a tragedy, parts one and two.
Translated from the German by Martin Greenberg; introduction by W. Daniel Wilson.
Yale University Press, 2014.
De Gruyter ebook.

Watch Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim’s January 7, 2023, Berlin Philharmonic concert by signing up for your free MSM access to the Digital Concert Hall.

The Januay issue of DownBeat is now available through Flipster.

Helen Prejean.
Dead man walking: an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United States.
Vintage Books, 1994.
Ebsco ebook.

Brian Newbould.
Schubert's workshop, volume 1: towards an early maturity.
Routledge, 2023.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Brian Newbould.
Schubert's workshop, volume 2: mastery and beyond.
Routledge, 2023.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Frederick Nolan.
Lorenz Hart: a poet on Broadway.
Oxford University Press, 1994.
Ebsco ebook.

Kofi Agawu.
Music as discourse: semiotic adventures in romantic music.
Oxford University Press, 2009.
Ebsco ebook.

Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht.
Finding an ending: reflections on Wagner's Ring.
Oxford University Press, 2004.
Ebsco ebook.

Brent Auerbach.
Musical motives: a theory and method for analyzing shape in music.
Oxford University Press, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Aidan Levy.
Saxophone colossus: the life and music of Sonny Rollins.
Hachette Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Olga Tokarczuk.
The books of Jacob: across seven borders, five languages, and three major religions, not counting the minor sects. Told by the dead, supplemented by the author, drawing from a range of books, and aided by imagination, the which being the greatest natural gift of any person. That the wise might have it for a record, that my compatriots reflect, laypersons gain some understanding, and melancholy souls obtain some slight enjoyment.
Translated by Jennifer Croft.
Riverhead Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Kate Molleson.
Sound within sound: radical composers of the twentieth century.
Abrams, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Charles M. Blow.
Fire shut up in my bones: a memoir.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Ebsco ebook.

From Poland with music: 100 years of polish composers abroad (1918-2018).
Concept: Marlena Wieczorek; translated by Olga Drenda.
Fundacja Meakultura, 2021.
Ebsco ebook.

Richard Taruskin.
Stravinsky and the Russian traditions: a biography of the works through Mavra.
University of California Press, 1996.
Now available as a De Gruyter ebook (PDF).

Chéri; and, The end of Chéri.
Translated from the French by Paul Eprile; introduced by Judith Thurman.
New York : New York Review Books, 2023.
Ebsco ebook.

Larry Crook.
Focus: music of northeast Brazil.
Routledge, 2008.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

New online resource: CS Music, including Classical Singer magazine, audition listings, articles, online master classes, and recruiting tools.

Reiko Füting.
mo(ve)ment for 2: Choreophonie - Schatten/Spiegeltanz: Komposition 2 für Geige und Klavier.
Verlag Neue Musik, 2022.
Set of 2 scores.

Franz Kafka.
The diaries.
Translated by Ross Benjamin.
First appearance in English of author's complete, uncensored diaries.
Schocken Books, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

The Diapason ("an international monthly devoted to the organ, the harpsichord and church music") is now available to read digitally, on- or off-campus.

Timothy Cheek.
Reimagining lyric diction courses: leading change in the classroom and beyond.
Routledge, 2023.
Taylor & Francis ebook.

Charles Simic (1938-2023).
New and selected poems, 1962-2012.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Ebsco ebook.

Stephen Citron.
Songwriting: a complete guide to the craft.
Limelight Editions, 2008.
Ebsco ebook.

International piano.
January/February 2023.
Read digitally in a browser or with the Exactly app.

Stephen Adly Guirgis.
Between Riverside and crazy.
Theatre Communications Group, 2015.
Ebsco ebook.

Larisa Petrushkevich Jackson.
Rimsky-Korsakov's harmonic theory: the Practical manual of harmony, its sources, history, and traditions.
University of North Texas Press, 2022.
Project MUSE ebook.

Opera on the couch: music, emotional life, and unconscious aspects of mind.
Edited by Steven H. Goldberg and Lee Rather.
Routledge, 2022.

Kristin McGee.
Remixing European jazz culture.
Routledge, 2020.

Cassie Abate.
The art and practice of musical theatre choreography.
Methuen Drama, 2022.

Seymour Bernstein.
Chopin: interpreting his notational symbols.
Hal Leonard, 2005.

This woman's work: essays on music.
Edited by Sinéad Gleeson and Kim Gordon.
Hachette Books, 2022.

Anita Crocus.
Emil von Sauer: Liszt's forgotten protégé.
Luminare Press, 2022.

Edward Aldwell, Carl Schachter, and Allen Cadwallader.
Harmony & voice leading.
Cengage, 2019.

The art of noise: destruction of music by futurist machines.
Sun Vision Press, 2012.
Includes writings by Danielle Lombardi, Francesco Balilla Pratella, Luigi Russolo, Ferruccio Busoni, Bruno Corra, and Carlo Carra.

Diana Ambache.
Grażyna Bacewicz, the 'first lady of Polish music' .
Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Valentin Silvestrov.
Melodien der Augenblicke: für Violine und Klavier = Melodies of the moment: for violin and piano.
M. P. Belaieff, 2012.
In 7 volumes.
Score and part.

Krzysztof Penderecki.
Misterioso: for flute and piano.
Schott, 2018.
Score and parts.

Robert A. Caro.
The power broker: Robert Moses and the fall of New York.
Vintage Books, 1974.

Lang Lang piano book.
Faber Music, 2019.

Arnold Schoenberg
Streichquartett Nr. 2, mit Sopranstimme, op. 10.
Edited by Ullrich Scheideler.
G. Henle Verlag, 2022.
Vocal score.

Markus Rathey.
Bach in the world: music, society, and representation in Bach's cantatas.
Oxford University Press, 2023.
Ebsco ebook.

Tan Dun.
Prayer and blessing: for string quartet and soprano (or: for any instrument and voice).
G. Schirmer Inc., 2020.
Score and 5 parts.

Dinu Lipatti.
Aubade: for woodwind quartet.
Rongwen Music, 1958.
4 parts.

Gerald R. Lishka.
The art of ballet accompaniment: a comprehensive guide.
Indiana University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Julian Hook.
Exploring musical spaces: a synthesis of mathematical approaches.
Oxford University Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Michael Tau.
Extreme music: silence to noise and everything in between.
Feral House, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Derek McLane and Eila Mell.
Designing Broadway: how Derek McLane and other acclaimed set designers create the visual world of theatre.
Running Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

E.T.A. Hoffmann; and Alexandre Dumas.
The nutcracker and mouse king (Hoffmann); The tale of the nutcracker (Dumas).
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel; introduction by Jack Zipes.
Penguin Books, 2007.
Ebsco ebook.

Neil Baldwin.
Martha Graham: when dance became modern.
Knopf/Doubleday Publishing Group, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

Judith Chazin-Bennahum.
Ida Rubinstein: revolutionary dancer, actress, and impresario.
State University of New York Press, 2022.
Ebsco ebook.

New standards: 101 lead sheets by women composers.
Terri Lyne Carrington, editor.
Berklee Press, 2022.
Includes "Higher grounds," by lngrid Jensen.