restricted access   Volume 86, Number 3, August 2005

Table of Contents

From: Music and Letters

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Plato, Aristotle, and Women Musicians

pp. 351-357

Erotic Jest and Gesture in Roman Anthologies of Neapolitan Dialect Songs

pp. 357-379

The 'Cabale du Dauphin', Campra, and Italian Comedy: The Courtly Politics of French Musical Patronage around 1700

pp. 380-413

Two Important New Sources for the Music of Charles Avison

pp. 414-431

Modernism and the Machine Woman in Puccini's 'Turandot'

pp. 432-451


Facts, Fantasies, and Fictions: Recent Shostakovich Studies

pp. 452-460

Reviews of Books

Music of the Renaissance (review)

pp. 461-462

Improvisation in the Arts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (review)

pp. 462-463

Fronimo de Vincenzo Galilei (review)

pp. 464-466

Thomas East and Music Publishing in Renaissance England (review)

pp. 466-468

Musica vocal profana en el Madrid de Felipe IV: El Libro de Tonos Humanos (1656)

pp. 468-471

The Keyboard in Baroque Europe (review)

pp. 471-473

Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain (review)

pp. 473-476

Stradivarius: Five Violins, One Cello and a Genius (review)

pp. 476-478

Internationales Musikwissenschaftliches Symopsium 'Haydn & das Streichquartett' im Rahmen des 'Haydn Streichquartett Weekend': Eisenstadt, 1.-5. Mai 2002; Referate und Diskussionen (review)

pp. 478-482

Bound for America: Three British Composers (review)

pp. 482-484

Words on Music: Essays in Honor of Andrew Porter on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday (review)

pp. 484-486

Opera: The Art of Dying (review)

pp. 486-491

Les Freres Wieniawski: Documents conserves dans les collections de la Bibliotheque Royal de Belgique (review)

pp. 491-492

Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance: An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850-1900 (review)

pp. 492-493

The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music (review)

pp. 493-497

Bartok's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of his Swansong (review)

pp. 497-501

The Cambridge Companion to Stravinsky (review)

pp. 501-503

Varese: Astronomer in Sound (review)

pp. 503-507

The Dickinson Songs of Aaron Copland (review)

pp. 507-508

Women's Voices across Musical Worlds (review)

pp. 508-512

Soviet Music and Society under Lenin and Stalin: The Baton and the Sickle (review)

pp. 512-513

The Operas of Benjamin Britten: Expression and Evasion (review)

pp. 513-516

The Life and Music of Brian Boydell (review)

pp. 516-520

Pli selon pli de Pierre Boulez: Entretien et etudes (review)

pp. 520-521

Louis Andriessen: 'De Staat' (review)

pp. 521-523

Music in West Africa: Expressing Music, Expressing Culture (review)

pp. 523-525

Huju: Traditional Opera in Modern Shanghai (review)

pp. 525-527

Elvis Costello, Joni Mitchell, and the Torch Song Tradition (review)

p. 527

The Westrup Prize

The Westrup Prize

p. 528

Recipients of 'Music & Letters' Awards

Recipients of 'Music & Letters' Awards

p. 528

'Music & Letters' Awards

'Music & Letters' Awards

p. 530


Authors of Articles in this Issue

pp. 530-531

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 532-535