restricted access   Volume 87, Number 4, November 2006

Table of Contents

From: Music and Letters

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Thematic Return in Late Bach Fugues

pp. 515-522

Beggar at the Door: The Rise and Fall of Portamento in Singing

pp. 523-550

Murder in the Cathedral? Stradella, Musical Power, and Performing the Past in 1830s Paris

pp. 551-579

'Ah Clara, I am not worthy of your love': Rereading 'Frauenliebe und Leben', the Poetry and the Music

pp. 580-605


Hitchcock's Ives: A New Edition of 129 Songs

pp. 606-613

Reviews of Books

Handel and the English Chapel Royal (review)

pp. 614-619

Lark in the Morning: The Verses of the Troubadours, a Bilingual Edition (review)

pp. 619-621

Treacherous Bonds and Laughing Fire: Politics and Religion in Wagner's Ring (review)

pp. 621-623

William Byrd's Modal Practice (review)

pp. 623-625

The Beethoven Violin Sonatas: History, Criticism, Performance (review)

pp. 625-627

Musical Encounters at the 1889 Paris World's Fair, and: Debussy's Letters to Inghelbrecht: The Story of a Musical Friendship (review)

pp. 627-630

Music, Discipline, and Arms in Early Modern France (review)

pp. 630-633

The Eloquent Body: Dance and Humanist Culture in Fifteenth-Century Italy (review)

pp. 633-636

Dramaturgie de la tragédie en musique (1673-1764) (review)

pp. 636-639

Théâtre et opéra à l'âge classique: Une familière étrangeté (review)

pp. 639-642

Musikwissenschaft als Kulturwissenschaft damals und heute. Internationales Symposion (1998) zum Jubiläum der Institutsgründung an der Universität Wien vor 100 Jahren (review)

pp. 642-644

Cavalier Giovanni Battista Buonamente: Franciscan Violinist (review)

pp. 645-647

Five Operas and a Symphony: Words and Music in Russian Culture (review)

pp. 647-651

Charles Avison's Essay on Musical Expression. With Related Writings by William Hayes and Charles Avison (review)

pp. 651-654

Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248) (review)

pp. 654-656

Das italienische Oratorium 1625-1665: Music und Dichtung (review)

pp. 656-658

German Modernism: Music and the Arts (review)

pp. 658-663

Chronologisch-thematisches Verzeichnis der Werk Ferdinando Paers (PaWV ), vol. 1: Die Opern (review)

pp. 663-664

A Topical Guide to Schenkerian Literature: An Annotated Bibliography with Indices (review)

pp. 664-666

The Changing Role for the Composer in Society: A Study of the Historical Background and Current Methodologies of Creative Music-Making (review)

pp. 666-667

György Kurtág: The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza, Op. 7: A Concerto for Soprano and Piano (review)

pp. 667-670

Jazz on the River (review)

pp. 670-672

Instrumentale Konzeptionen in der Virginalmusik von William Byrd (review)

pp. 672-675

Oh Joy! Oh Rapture! The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan (review)

pp. 676-678

Handel: Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks (review)

pp. 678-679

Gender and Sexuality in South African Music (review)

pp. 680-683

Vocal Apparitions: The Attraction of Cinema to Opera (review)

pp. 683-685

How Sondheim Found his Sound (review)

pp. 685-687

Benjamin Britten and Samuel Barber: Their Lives and their Music (review)

pp. 687-688

Le Destin russe et la musique: Un siècle de la Révolution à nos jours (review)

pp. 688-690

A Viola da Gamba Miscellanea (review)

pp. 690-692

Sergej Prokofjew in der Sowjetunion: Verstrickungen--Missverständnisse--Katastrophen: Ein internationales Symposium, and: Sergej Prokofjews viersätzige Klaviersonaten: Studien zu Form und Gehalt, and: Schräg zur Linie des sozialistischen Realismus?: Prokofjews spätere Sonaten sowie Orchester- und Bühnenwerke: Ein internationales Symposium, and: Die Wahrheit über Prokofjew: Das Drama der letzten Jahre (review)

pp. 692-694

Wired for Sound: Engineering and Technologies in Sonic Cultures (review)

pp. 694-697

Aaron Copland and his World (review)

pp. 697-698

Willem de Fesch: 'An excellent musician and a worthy man' (review)

pp. 699-700

Ibbs and Tillett: The Rise and Fall of a Musical Empire (review)

pp. 700-703

Hearing Bach's Passions (review)

pp. 703-706



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p. 709

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 710-711