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  • Books Recently Published
  • Karen R. Little and James Procell

For information about the scope of this column, consult the headline in the September 2009 issue (p. 102 of this volume).


50 Cent, and Noah Callahan-Bever. 50 x 50: 50 Cent in his own words. New York: Pocket Books, 2007. 96 p. + 1 CD. ISBN 1416544712. ISBN 9781416544715. LC 2009-536268.
Abd al, Malik. Sufi rapper: the spiritual journey of Abd al Malik. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2009. ix, 163 p. ISBN 9781594772788 (alk. paper). LC 2008-050151.
Adams, Susan D. Chalice concordance to the Chalice hymnal and Chalice praise. St. Louis, MO: Chalice Press, 2007. xv, 142 p. + 1 CD-ROM. ISBN 0827280459. ISBN 9780827280458. LC 2007-281853.
Adlington, Robert, ed. Sound commitments: avant-garde music and the sixties. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi, 292 p. ISBN 019533664X (alk. paper). ISBN 9780195336641 (alk. paper). ISBN 0195336658 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 9780195336658 (pbk.; alk. paper). LC 2008-017865.
Ahrens, Christian. Valved brass: the history of an invention. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2008. xiii, 135 p. ISBN 9781576471371. LC 2008-011745.

Bucina, the Historic Brass Society series, no. 7

Ajayi, Tunji. King Sunny Adé, the legend!: cultural communication via a genre of African music. Denver, CO: Outskirts Press, 2009. xxiii, 425 p. ISBN 9781432711054 (pbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 9781432737894 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2008-941933.
Akrofi, E. A., Maria Smit, and Stig-Magnus Thorsén, eds. Music and identity: transformation and negotiation. Stellenbosch: Sun Press, 2007. x, 414 p. ISBN 9781919980850. ISBN 1919980857. LC 2008-564081.
Anderson, Marisa, ed. Rock ’n’ roll camp for girls: how to start a band, write songs, record an album, and rock out!! San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2008. 191 p. ISBN 9780811852227. ISBN 0811852229. LC 2008-010677.
Anderson, William M., and Joy E. Lawrence. Integrating music into the elementary classroom. 8th ed. Boston, MA: Schirmer Cengage Learning, 2008. xxii, 490 p. ISBN 9780495569855. ISBN 0495569852. ISBN 9780495571841 (folded leaf). ISBN 0495571849 (folded leaf). LC 2008-941921.
Apter, Jeff. Fortunate son: the unlikely rise of Keith Urban. Milsons Point, N.S.W. Enfield: Bantam; Publishers Group UK, distributor, 2009. vi, 312 p. ISBN 9781741668087 (pbk.). ISBN 1741668085 (pbk.). LC 2009-396167.
Arundhati, P. Vadyavinoda in Mānasollāsa: instrumental music in Mānasollāsa. 2d ed. New Delhi: P. Arudhanti, 2007. vi, 117 p. LC 2007-341164.
Asch, Amy ed. The complete lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II. New York: Knopf, 2008. xxiv, 422 p. ISBN 9780375413582. LC 2008-009549.
Aspinall, Julie. Kylie: queen of the world. London: John Blake, 2008. 258 p., 16 p. of plates. ISBN 9781844545872 (pbk.). ISBN 1844545873 (pbk.). LC 2009-535359.
Assante, Ernesto. Legends of rock: the artists, instruments, myths, and history of 50 years of youth music. Vercelli, Italy: White Star Publishers, 2007. 463 p. ISBN 9788854402812. ISBN 8854402818. LC 2009-535357.
Atkinson, Charles M. The critical nexus: tone-system, mode, and notation in early medieval music. Oxford; New York: Oxford [End Page 324] University Press, 2009. xiii, 306 p. ISBN 9780195148886 (alk. paper). ISBN 0195148886 (alk. paper). LC 2007-011368.

AMS studies in music

Aubrey, Elizabeth, ed. Poets and singers: on Latin and vernacular monophonic song. Farnham, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. xxxvi, 523 p. ISBN 9780754627074 (hbk.). ISBN 0754627071 (hbk.). LC 2007-943183.

Music in medieval Europe

Auguste, Bryan. Unity beyond the cricket field: national anthems, flags and mottos of Caribbean nations. Rev. ed. Ottawa: Light of Hope Publications, 2007. ii, 54 p. ISBN 9780968352878. ISBN 0968352871. LC 2007-407340.
Baig, Khalid. Slippery stone: understanding Islam’s stance on music and singing. Garden Grove, CA: Open Mind Press, 2008. xix, 361 p. ISBN 0975515721 (alk. paper). LC 2008-931247.
Bailey, Diane. Mary J. Blige. New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 2009. 48 p. ISBN 9781435850552 (library binding). ISBN 9781435854413 (pbk.). ISBN 9781435854475 (6-pack). LC 2008-012607.

Library of hip-hop biographies

Bailey, Wayne. Conducting: the art of communication. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. x, 181 p. ISBN 9780195366518 (spiral (main)). LC 2007-038721.
Balmer, Paul. Gibson Les Paul manual: how to buy, maintain and set up the legendary Les Paul electric guitar. Sparkford: Haynes, 2008. 175 p. ISBN 9781844254781 (hbk.). ISBN 184425478X (hbk.). LC...


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