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This column is compiled quarterly based on the output of the monographic music cataloging units of the Library of Congress. Entries appear on the list as they are cataloged by the library, regardless of the date of publication.


Abramov-van Rijk, Elena. Parlar cantando: the practice of reciting verses in Italy from 1300 to 1600. Bern; New York: Peter Lang, 2009. xviii, 395 p. ISBN 9783039116706 (alk. paper). LC 2009-035998.
Ahrens, Pat J. The legacy of two legends, "Snuffy" Jenkins and "Pappy" Sherrill. Columbia, SC: Pat J. Ahrens, 2007. 110 p. LC 2010-563213.
Albright, Daniel. Music speaks: on the language of opera, dance, and song. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2009. xiv, 218 p. ISBN 9781580463249 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 158046324X. LC 2009-033160.

Eastman studies in music

Anantharaman, Ganesh. Bollywood melodies: a history of the Hindi film song. New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2008. xviii, 261 p. ISBN 9780143063407. ISBN 0143063405. LC 2008-348874.
Anh, Yong Ku. My sorrows my joys: a memoir. Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2008. 193 p. ISBN 9781436314879. LC 2008-436210.

Translated from the original Korean version If I were a bird (Paju: Hangil Art, 2004).

Ashley, Martin. How high should boys sing?: gender, authenticity and credibility in the young male voice. Farnham, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. xii, 182 p. ISBN 9780754664758 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 0754664759 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 9780754696148 (ebk.). ISBN 0754696146 (ebk.). LC 2009-007665.
Ausoni, Alberto. Music in art. Los Angeles, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009. 384 p. ISBN 9780892369652 (pbk.). ISBN 0892369655 (pbk.). LC 2008-046660.

Guide to imagery

Bailey, Terence. The chants of the Ambrosian offertory: the antiphons "after the Gospel" and the offerendae. Ottawa, Canada: Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2009. iv, 269 p. ISBN 1896926991. ISBN 9781896926995. LC 2009-397999.

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Balmer, Paul. Fender Telecaster manual: how to buy, maintain, and set up the word's first production electric guitar. Newbury Park, CA: Haynes, 2009. 196 p. ISBN 9781844256747. LC 2009-927973.
Beech, Mark R. A dictionary of rock and pop names: the rock and pop names encyclopedia from Aaliyah to ZZ Top. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Remember When, 2009. 319 p. ISBN 9781844158072. ISBN 1844158071. LC 2010-563208.
Bego, Mark. Elton John: the bitch is back. Beverly Hills, CA: Phoenix Books, 2009. viii, 375 p. ISBN 9781597776325 (hbk.). LC 2009-034496.
Bennett, Lewis 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.

Royal Musical Association monographs, 17

Bhat, Jayashree Thatte. Hindustani vocal music: as seen outside India. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 2009. 472 p., 12 p. of plates. ISBN 8170175003. ISBN 9788170175001. LC 2009-313083.
Block, Geoffrey Holden. Enchanted evenings: the Broadway musical from Show Boat to Sondheim and Lloyd Webber. 2d ed. Oxford; New York: Oxford University [End Page 139] Press, 2009. xxxiii, 446 p. ISBN 9780195384000 (alk. paper). ISBN 0195384008 (alk. paper). LC 2009-003980.
Bloom, Ronny. Taylor Swift: unauthorized biography. New York: Price Stern Sloan, 2009. 190 p. ISBN 9780843199680 (pbk.). LC 2009-021955.

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Bodley, Lorraine Byrne. Goethe and Zelter: musical dialogues. Farnham, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. xv, 585 p. ISBN 9780754655206 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 0754655202 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2008-050802.
Bonds, Mark Evan. Listen to this. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2009. xvii, 542 p. ISBN 0131838253 (alk. paper). ISBN 9780131838253 (alk. paper). LC 2008-043502.
Bonomo, Joe. Jerry Lee Lewis: lost and found. New York: Continuum, 2009. xvi, 208 p. ISBN 9780826429667 (hbk.). ISBN 0826429661 (hbk.). LC 2010-275226.
Boulware, Jack, and Silke Tudor. Gimme something better: the profound, progressive, and occasionally pointless history of Bay Area punk from Dead Kennedys to Green Day. New York: Penguin, 2009. xvi, 489 p. ISBN 9780143113805. ISBN 0143113801. LC 2009-031041.
Bowe, Brian J. Judas Priest: metal gods. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2009. 112 p. ISBN 9780766030299. ISBN 0766030296. ISBN 9780766036215 (pbk.). ISBN 0766036219 (pbk.). LC 2007-041895.

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