In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

Hans Keller died in 1985 and the manuscript was prepared for publication by his friend and associate Julian Hogg. U.S.A., 1986. 942 pp., illus. Cloth, $35. ISBN: 0-674-6 1525-5. This valuable referencework, completely revised and updated, contains informaTHE NEW HARVARD DICTIONARY tion on all aspects of the history and OF MUSIC current state of music. Short entries give Don Randel, ed. Harvard University useful definitions of terms and identificaPress , Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA, tions of instruments, works and groups (although not individuals), while longer articles provide more detailed explanations written by scholars in the particular fields. Leonard0 readers will note with interest articles on such topics asaleatory music and mixed media, as well as the excellent overview of electro-acoustic music. This work is highly recommended to readers in need of a one-volume dictionary of music. BOOKS RECEIVED Architecture Transformed. Joel Henchman and Cervin Robinson. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 203 pp., illus. Trade, $50.00. ISBN: 0-262-18121-5. Arrest and Movement. Space and Time in the Representational Art of the Ancient East. H.A. Groenewegen-Frankfort. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 352 pp., illus. Paper, $18.95. ISBN: 0 674 046560. Artwriting. David Carrier. University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 161pp., illus. Paper, $9.95; trade, $20.00. ISBN: 0-97023-561-3; ISBN: 87023-56201. The Birth and Rebirth of Pictorial Space. John White. Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987.299 pp., illus. Paper, $14.95. ISBN: 0-674-07475-0. ComputerGraphics-Proceedings ofSIGGRAPH '87Conference,27-31 July 1987.Maureen C. Stone, ed. Association for Computing Machinery, 11West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036,U.S.A., 1987. 352 pp., illus. Paper, $40.00. ISBN: 0-89791-227-6. DesigningParis.David Van Zanten. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987.336pp., illus. Trade, $35.00. ISBN: 0-262-22031-8. Early Mughal Painting. Milo Cleveland Beach. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 164pp., illus. Trade. ISBN: 0-674-22185-0. Endgame-Reference andsimulationinRecentPaintingandSculpture,exh.cat. MIT Press,Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1986. 115pp., illus. ISBN: 0-262-52118-0. The Guests Go i n to Supper. John Cage, Robert Ashley, Yoko Ono, Laurie Anderson, Charles Amirkhanian, Michael Peppe, K. Atchley. Burning Books, 3608 Lake Shore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610, U.S.A., 1986. 384 pp., illus. Paper, $30.00. ISBN: 0-936050-05-5. How We UnderstandArt-A Cognitive Developmental Account of Aesthetic Experience. Michael J. Parsons. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1987. 159 pp., illus. Trade. ISBN: 0 521 32949 3. Man, Art, Technology-The Problem of Synaesthesia in Art. Izdatel'stvo Kazanskogo Universiteta, Kazan, Lenina 18,U.S.S.R., 1987. Trade, 1 rouble, 10cop. Manet's Contemplation at the Gare Saint-Lazare. Harry Rand. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., 1987. 158pp., illus. Trade, $29.95. ISBN: 0-520-05967-0. Mega Molecules-Tales ofAdhesives,Bread,Diamonds,Eggs, Fibers,Foams, Gelatin,Leather,Meat, Plastics, Resists, Rubber, ...and Cabbagesand Kings. H.G. Elias. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1985. 260 pp., illus. Paper, DM 24,80. ISBN: 3-540-17541-5. New TechnologiesfortheSafeguadofArtisticHeritage.ENEA. Maurizio Diana,ed. De Luca Editore s.r.l., via di S. Anna 16-00186 Rome, Italy, 1986. 115pp., illus. Trade. Nineteenth-CenturyTheoriesofArt.Joshua C.Taylor, ed. Universityof California Press,Berkeley,CA, U.S.A., 1987. 563 pp., illus. Trade, $38.50. ISBN: 0-520-04887-3. OfMind and Other Matters. Nelson Goodman. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1984. 210 pp. Trade, $20.00; paper, $8.95. ISBN: 0-674-631250-0; ISBN: 0-674-63126-9. Current Literature 219 October: TheFirstDecade, 1976-2986. Annette Michelson,Rosalind Krauss, Douglas Crimpand Joan Copjec, eds. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 450 pp., illus. Trade, $19.95. ThePhysics ofthe Violin.Lothar Cremer. John S. Allen, trans. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1985. 450 pp., illus. Trade, $40.00. ISBN: 0262-03102-7. RossettiandHisCircle. Max Beerbohm. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, U.S.A., 1987. 128pp., illus. Trade...

pdf

Additional Information

ISSN
1530-9282
Print ISSN
0024-094X
Pages
pp. 219-220
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-04
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.