Volume 44

The Keyboard in Baroque Europe, Christopher Hogwood, editor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xviii+245 p. ISBN 0-521-81055-8. The Keyboard Sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti and Eighteenth-Century Musical Style, by W. Dean Sutcliffe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xi+400 p. ISBN 0-521-48140-6. Bach and the Meanings of Counterpoint, by David Yearsley. Cambridge:…
"A Tidal Wave of Encouragement": American Composers' Concerts in the Gilded Age, by E. Douglas Bomberger. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002. xvii+235 p. ISBN 0-275-97446-4. A study of American music of the nineteenth century brings an array of topics under the lens. These include such varied subjects as the shape-note tradition…
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, by Bruno Nettl and Ruth M. Stone, advisory editors, James Porter and Timothy Rice, founding editors. New York: Garland, Routledge, 1998-2002. 10 vols. What if you need to learn about "world music," but you specialize in the Italian Trecento or Baroque performance practice? You…