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Volume 31

Lessons from the World: A Cross-Cultural Guide to Music Teaching and Learning, by Patricia Shehan Campbell. New York: Schirmer Books, A Division of Macmillan, 1991. xv + 331 pp. ISBN 0-02-872361-9.  This volume represents the first truly global view of music education under one cover. Campbell, as one of a…
Music of the Middle Ages: Style and Structure, by David Fenwick Wilson. New York: Schirmer, 1990, xxii + 403 pp. ISBN 0-02-872951-X. In recent years professors of medieval music have had the good fortune of being able to choose from among several excellent texts for their courses, each with a different…
New Oxford History of Music, vol. 9: Romanticism (1830-1890), edited by Gerald Abraham. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. xx + 935 pp. ISBN 0-19-316309-8. It takes temerity these days to write a history of music. The very nature of "history," that ingenious compound of fact, perception, opinion, and…
Nineteenth-Century Piano Music, edited by R. Larry Todd. New York: Schirmer Books, 1990, xvi + 426 pp. ISBN 0-02-8772551-4. Twentieth-Century Piano Music, by David Burge. New York: Schirmer Books, 1990, x + 284 pp. ISBN 0-02-870321-9.  These two titles are the first in a series called Studies in Musical Genres…