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        A Dictionary-Catalog of Modern British Composers, by Alan Poulton. ISBN: 0-313-31623-6Film It with Music: An Encyclopedic Guide to the American Movie Musical, by Thomas Hischak, ISBN: 0-313-31538-8Max Steiner's "Now, Voyager," by Kate Daubney. ISBN: 0-313-31253-2Bernard Herrmann's "Vertigo," by David Cooper. ISBN: 0-313-31490-X. Music and Cinema. James Buhler, ed.  ISBN: 0-8195-6410-9Music and Cinema. Caryl Flinn,…
Seasons for Singing, by Ella Jenkins. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings CD 45031, 2000. Songs, Rhythms & Chants for the Dance, by Ella Jenkins. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings CD 45004, 2000. ALERTA Sings & Canciones para el Recreo/Songs for the Playground, by Suni Paz. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings CD 45055, 2000. 6: Songs with…
Catherine Hayes (1818-1861): The Hibernian Prima Donna,by Basil Walsh. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2000. xviii + 372 pp. ISBN 0-7165-2662-X. The shadows cast by the giant figures of history often obscure the lives of equally interesting figures. Thus the near-mythic presence of Jenny Lind has overwhelmed a host of potentially…
Semiotics of Musical Time, by Thomas Reiner. Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics, Irmengard Rauch, general editor; Vol. 43. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. xi + 250 pp. ISBN: 0-8204-4525-8 What is time? Any dutiful attempt to consider the question with a degree of seriousness quickly leads to Augustinian frustration—we…
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition. Edited by Stanley Sadie; executive editor, John Tyrell. London: Macmillan; New York: Distributed within the United States by Grove's Dictionaries, 2001. 29 volumes.  Grove Music (www.grovemusic.com). Washington, D. C.: Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 2000- .  When the first edition of The New…