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Albertyn, Erik. Ixilongo, makondere and instrumental music in South Africa: inaugural lecture delivered at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, on 12 March 2009. Port Elizabeth: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, 2009. 32 p. ISBN 9781920176563 (pbk.). ISBN 192017656X (pbk.). LC 2009-451099.

Publication series (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University). Inaugural & public lecture

Alessandrini, Gerard, and Michael Portantiere. Forbidden Broadway: behind the mylar curtain. New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2009. xiv, 265 p., 32 p. of plates. ISBN 9781557837431 (hbk.). ISBN 1557837430 (hbk.). LC 2009-019386.
Alkyer, Frank, et. al, eds. DownBeat–the great jazz interviews: a 75th anniversary anthology. New York: Hal Leonard, 2009. 340 p. ISBN 9781423463849 (pbk.). ISBN 1423463846 (pbk.). ISBN 884088275631. LC 2009-033018.
Alwyn, William. Composing in words. London: Toccata, 2009. 366 p. ISBN 9780907689713 (hbk.). ISBN 090768971X (hbk.). LC 2010-560159.

Musicians on music; no. 9

Andersen, Mark, and Mark Jenkins. Dance of days: two decades of punk in the nation's capital. Updated and expanded 4th ed. New York: Akashic Books, 2009. xviii, 437 p. ISBN 9781933354996 (pbk.). ISBN 1933354992 (pbk.). LC 2009-922941.
Anderson, Ian. Here come the regulars: how to run a record label on a shoestring budget. New York: Faber and Faber, 2009. 161 p. ISBN 9780865479814 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 086547981X (pbk.; alk. paper). LC 2009-007985.
Anderson, Sheila. Miley Cyrus: music and TV superstar. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2009. 48 p. ISBN 9780766032132 (lib. bdg.). ISBN 0766032132 (lib. bdg.). LC 2008-026462.

Hot celebrity biographies

Anthony, Michael. Osmo Vänskä: orchestra builder. Minneapolis, MN: Kirk House, 2009. 135 p. ISBN 9781933794204 (hbk.). ISBN 1933794208 (hbk.). LC 2009-016890.
Apter, Jeff. A pure drop: the life of Jeff Buckley. New York: Backbeat Books, 2009. xv, 256 p., 16 p. of plates. ISBN 9780879309541. ISBN 0879309547. LC 2009-002114.
Avalon, Moses. Confessions of a record producer: how to survive the scams and shams of the music business. 4th ed. New York: Backbeat Books, 2009. xviii, 346 p. + 1 CD-ROM. ISBN 9780879309480. ISBN 0879309482. LC 2009-003222.
Bauer, Helen. A guide to classical music for young people. New York: Hal Leonard, 2009. xv, 270 p. ISBN 9781574671810 (alk. paper). LC 2009-043302.
Bempéchat, Paul-André. Jean Cras, polymath of music and letters. Burlington, VA: Ashgate, 2009. xviii, 569 p. ISBN 9780754606833 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2008-037362.
Bennett, Peter. Sacred repertories in Paris under Louis XIII: Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS Vma rés. 571. Farnham, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. xviii, 213 p. ISBN 9780754668213 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 0754668215 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2009-016960. [End Page 351]

Royal Musical Association monographs; 17

Bergé, Pieter, ed. Beethoven's Tempest sonata: perspectives of analysis and performance. Leuven Belgium; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2009. ix, 341 p. ISBN 9789042922891. ISBN 9042922893. LC 2010-278676.

Analysis in context. Leuven studies in musicology; v. 2

Berger, George. The story of Crass. Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2009. v, 295 p., 16 p. of plates. ISBN 9781604860375. ISBN 1604860375. LC 2008-934200.
Berger, Harris M. Stance: ideas about emotion, style, and meaning for the study of expressive culture. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2009. xxi, 167 p. ISBN 9780819568779 (hbk.). ISBN 0819568775 (hbk.). ISBN 9780819568786 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 0819568783 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 9780819569127 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 0819569127 (pbk.; alk. paper). LC 2009-006593.


Berry, Jason, Jonathan Foose, and Tad Jones. Up from the cradle of jazz: New Orleans music since World War II. Lafayette: University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2009. xxiv, 373 p. ISBN 9781887366878 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 1887366873 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 9781887366915 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 1887366911 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2009-025802.
Bikandi, Sabin. Alejandro Aldekoa: master of pipe and tabor dance music in the Basque country. Reno: Center for Basque Studies University of Nevada, 2009. 314 p. + 1 DVD. ISBN 9781877802898 (hbk.). ISBN 9781877802935 (pbk.). LC 2009-042047.

Occasional papers series; no. 18

Bilbao, Stefan D. Numerical sound synthesis: finite difference schemes and simulation in musical acoustics. Chichester: Wiley, 2009. xiii...


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