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THEART AND ARCHlTECTURE THESAURUS: AUTHORITYREFERENCE TOOLTM EDITION Oxford Univ.Press, 1990. $125.00. Three volumepint edition:$2S0.00. The Art and ArchitectureThesaurus, (AAT) developedby the GettyA r tHistory InformationProgram,is the first comprehensivethesaurus of descriptiveterminologyused by the fieldsof art and architecture.Itsvocabulary was developed to ensure accuracyand consistency of information retrieval and to facilitate the exchange of electronic information. The Art and Architecturelbsaurusb terminology is arranged both alphabetically and by concept and reflectscommon usage of scholarsand catalogers.The three-volumeprint edition of the thesauruscontains the first 23 of an anticipated 33 hierarchies.A supplementto the first three volumeswill be available in mid-October (1992)for (U.S.)$50. The Authority Refmence ToolTM (ART) places the three volumesof the thesaurusand its new supplementonto two 3 ‘%inch or 5 %-inch diskettes. ART runs on an IBM or IBM-compatible personal computerwith 5 MB of available harddisk space and with DOS 3.1or later. Designed to functionwith a variety of databaseand word-processing software (includingdBASE 111,Paradox, and WordPerfect),ART can be used either as an independent tool for data entry and searchingor as part of an integrated system. Key features of ART include the following : Links, which displaysalternate terms, related terms, and synonymsfor a selected term;Note,which displaysa definition for a selected term; Previous, which displaysa list of the 10most recent terms queried during a search ses sionwith A R T and Replace,which pastes the chosen termsinto the user’s document.This new edition includesan introduction to the thesaurus, an ART user manual, and a tutorialon diskette. The AAT is also available online through the ResearchLibraries Information Network (RLIN) and through museumcollectionsmanage ment systemsoffered by severalvendors. MultimediaProducts Znhctive Music Systems Robert Rowe. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1992.278pp. Trade, $35.00;CDROM , $29.95. ISBN. 0-262-18149-5. CompactD i s c s &most Never Biota. Cuneiform Records, Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A., 1992. Armed ObseruaEion/&t t oBomb & h Kings Doctor Nerve. Cuneiform Records, Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A., 1991. Gustay MahEer’s 1895Re-omhes$a~on o f Beethoven’s SymphmyNo. 9 PeterTiboris,conductor;BrnoPhilharmonic Orchestra;Jankek Opera Choir.Bridge Records,Inc.,NewYork,NY, USA, 1992. Music ofJonathanH m q Jonathan Harvey. Bridge Records, Inc., New York, NY, U.S.A., 1992. Theh h h r Obsenmtoly of Mr. Nanof Piero Milesi, composer. Cuneiform Records, SilverSpring, MD, U.S.A., 1992. Personaa/The Vanity ofWods/Variution Roger Reynolds.Neuma Records,Acton, MA, U.S.A., 1992. Anwldschoenberg:Pierroth~, q). 21/Ht~qeuwhe, q ) .20 Oliver Knussen, conductor. Bridge Records, Inc., New York, NY, USA., 1992. The TheoryofZmpossibleMelody Larry Polansky. Artifact Recordings, Berkeley,CA, U.S.A., 1989. VioEnMusicfor Restaumnts Jon Rose. RkR BJRCD, SaoGoncalo,Brazil, 1987. Videotapes TheArtofRenaissa?lcesci~: wile0 and Perspecth, WithJoseph W.Dauben DepartmentofHistory, Lehman College and CUNYGraduateCenter. ScienceTelevision, 1991.45min. ISBN 1-878-310-11-9. Tennesfbheres Dick A. Termes. Termes, Rt. 2, Box 435B, Spearfish,SD 57783, U.S.A., 1992. 1 hr., 14 min. Audio Cassettes BBaVerdtitf Beaverchief.Big Magic, Inc., Seattle,WA, U.S.A., 1992. Rac.enbetg--ARelm&Udon~Zt Again, Doc Jon Rose. Self-published,n.d. Books ARTSAT Richard Kriesche.Kriesche,Graz,Austria, 1992.517pp., illus.Trade. Bookfor the chtpkrble Medh/Boek vom de ZnstubkkMedia E. Bolle et al. StichtingV2,The Netherlands, 1992.82pp., i l l u s .Paper.ISBN W9004840-5. contpm*~on ete t w i r o n d igmw tiques. Les c a h k delBUU.M,Redrsrdte et Musiqw, No. 1,Sephnber 1992 IRCAM, Centre GeorgesPompidou, Paris, France, 1992-1993.188 pp. Paper. ISBN: 2909487424 nte ComjmterArEiSt’sHandbook Lillian F. Schwartz. Norton, NewYork, NY, U.S.A., 1992.318pp., illus.Trade, $55.00. ISBN: 0-393-02795-3. The CopyightBook AAradcal Guide William S. Strong. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1992.228 pp. Trade, $22.50. Q b m i : ExplOringArt and Technology LindaJacobson, ed. MillerFreeman, San Francisco, CA, U S A , 1992.336pp., illus. Paper, $22.95. ISBN: 0-87930-2534. Cyberspace:First Sbps Michael Benedikt, ed. MIT Press, Cambridge,MA, U.S.A., 1991.436 pp., illus. Paper, $15.95. ISBN 0-262-02327. FmctaZsfor windous Tim Wegner.Wait Group Press,Corta Madera, CA,U.S.A., 1992.358pp...

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1530-9282
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