restricted access   Volume 86, Number 4, November 2005

Table of Contents

From: Music and Letters

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Making an Initial Impression: Lassus's First Book of Five-Part Madrigals

pp. 537-559

'Mr Harris's Score': A New Look at the 'Mathews' Manuscript of Handel's 'Messiah'

pp. 560-572

Darius Milhaud and the Debate on Polytonality in the French Press of the 1920s

pp. 573-591

Britten's Musical Syllables

pp. 592-622

Book Reviews

Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music (review)

pp. 623-625

"L'Eglise des Francais" de Strasbourg (1538-1563): Rayonnement europeen de sa liturgie et de ses psautiers (review)

pp. 625-626

Aesthetics of Opera in the Ancien Regime, 1647-1785 (review)

pp. 626-629

The Birth of the Orchestra: History of an Institution, 1650-1815 (review)

pp. 629-633

Marsh of Chichester: Gentleman, Composer, Musician, Writer 1752-1828 (review)

p. 633

Bunting's Messiah (review)

pp. 634-636

Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works (review)

pp. 636-638

L'Opera en France et en Italie (1791-1925): Une Scene privilegiee d'echanges litteraires et musicaux. Actes du colloque franco-italien tenu a l'Academie musicale de Villecroze (16-18 octobre 1997) (review)

pp. 638-642

Die Anfange einer Bach-Gesamtausgabe 1801-1865 (review)

pp. 642-644

Robert Schumann--Musikalische Haus- und Lebensregeln: Faksimile mit ubertragung und Textabdruck (review)

pp. 644-645

The Virtuoso Liszt (review)

pp. 645-646

The Interpretation of Romantic and Late-Romantic Music: Papers Read at the International Organ Symposium Stockholm, 3-12 September 1998 (review)

pp. 646-648

A la Recherche "des" Requiem de Faure, ou L'Authenticite musicale en questions (review)

pp. 648-650

Hugo Wolf: Letters to Melanie Kochert (review)

pp. 650-652

Puccini: His Life and Works (review)

pp. 652-654

The Cambridge Companion to Elgar (review)

pp. 654-658

The Cambridge Companion to Debussy, and: Claude Debussy As I Knew Him and Other Writings by Arthur Hartmann (review)

pp. 658-664

The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist (review)

pp. 664-668

Letters from a Life: Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Vol. 3: 1946-1951 (review)

pp. 668-669

Winter Music: Composing the North (review)

pp. 669-671

Dhrupad: Tradition and Performance in Indian Music (review)

pp. 671-673

Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance (review)

pp. 673-675

Music Reviews

Melodien aus mittelalterlichen Horaz-Handschriften: Edition und Interpretation der Quellen (review)

pp. 676-677

Complete Works: I (Latin Motets) (review)

pp. 677-679

Ayres, or Fa La's for Three Voyces (1627) (review)

pp. 679-681

'fitt for the Manicorde': A Seventeenth-Century English Collection of Keyboard Music (review)

pp. 682-683

Symphonies, Part 1: The Salisbury and Canterbury Symphonies (1778-1784); Part 2: The Chichester Symphonies and Finales (1778-1801) (review)

pp. 683-684



pp. 685-687

Music & Letter's Awards

'Music & Letters' Awards

p. 689


Authors of Articles in this Issue

p. 689

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 690-692