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  • Books Recently Published
  • James Procell and Matt Ertz

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Adams, Chris. The grail guitar: the search for Jimi Hendrix’s Purple haze Telecaster. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. x, 209 p., 18 p. of plates. ISBN 9781442246799. LC 2015-045003
Adelt, Ulrich. Krautrock: German music in the seventies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 237 p. ISBN 9780472073191. ISBN 9780472053193. LC 2016-006365

Tracking pop

Appice, Carmine, and Ian Gittins. Stick it!: my life of sex, drums, and rock ‘n’ roll. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2016. xv, 235 p. 16 p. of plates. ISBN 9781613735527. LC 2015-032307
Aquilina, Frederick. Benigno Zerafa (1726– 1804) and the Neapolitan Galant style. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2016. xii, 335 p. ISBN 1783270861. ISBN 9781783270866. LC 2016-560555
Baade, Christina L., and James Deaville, eds. Music and the broadcast experience: performance, production, and audience. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiii, 347 p. ISBN 9780199314713. ISBN 9780199314706. LC 2015-046540
Berger, Glenn. Never say no to a rock star: in the studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger, and more. Tucson: Schaffner Press, 2016. xx, 287 p. ISBN 9781943156085. ISBN 9781943156092 (pdf). LC 2016-017682
Bilby, Kenneth. Words of our mouth, meditations of our heart: pioneering musicians of ska, rocksteady, reggae, and dancehall. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2016. xxiv, 230 p. ISBN 9780819575883. ISBN 9780819576040. LC 2015-022537


Blush, Steven. New York rock: from the rise of the Velvet Underground to the fall of CBGB. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016. xiii, 480 p. ISBN 9781250083616. LC 2016-007627
Bodley, Lorraine Byrne, and Julian Horton, eds. Rethinking Schubert. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xxi, 528 p. ISBN 9780190200107. ISBN 9780190200114 (alk. paper). LC 2015-031601
Brown, Hilda M. The quest for the Gesamtkunstwerk and Richard Wagner. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. x, 287 p., 4 p. of plates. ISBN 019932543X. ISBN 9780199325436. LC 2015-949837
Brown, Rodger L. Party out of bounds: the B-52’s, R.E.M., and the kids who rocked Athens, Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. xxii, 213 p. ISBN 9780820350400. LC 2016-014381

Music of the American South

Burns, Robby. Digital organization tips for music teachers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv, 235 p. ISBN 9780190651367. ISBN 9780190261016. ISBN 9780190261030. LC 2016-011472

Essential music technology: The prestissimo series

Burton, Richard D. E., and Roger Nichols. Olivier Messiaen: texts, contexts, and inter-text (1937–1948). New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. viii, 246 p. ISBN 9780190277949. LC 2015-038885
Byo, James L. The woodwinds: perform, understand, teach. New York: Routledge, 2016. xvii, 262 p. ISBN 9781138123007. ISBN 9781138123014. LC 2015-043409
Byun, Chong Hyun Christie. The economics of the popular music industry. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave [End Page 749] Macmillan, 2016. vii, 128 p. ISBN 9781137468970. ISBN 1137468971. LC 2016-560584

Palgrave pivot

Clayton, Jace. Uproot: travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. 274 p. ISBN 9780374533427. ISBN 9780374708849. LC 2016-001906
Cliff, Nigel. Moscow nights: the Van Cliburn story: how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War. New York: Harper, 2016. viii, 452 p., 16 p. of plates. ISBN 9780062333162. ISBN 9780062333186. LC 2016-013386
Cobussen, Marcel, Vincent Meelberg, and Barry Truax, eds. The Routledge companion to sounding art. New York: Routledge, 2017. xx, 482 p. ISBN 9781138780613. ISBN 9781315770567 (e-book). LC 2016-003128
Continé, Tom, and Faye Phillips. The Golden Band from Tigerland: a history of LSU’s marching band. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. xi, 148 p. ISBN 9780807163504. LC 2016-009622

The Hill Collection: holdings of the LSU libraries

Cosgrove, Stuart. Young soul rebels: a personal history of Northern soul. Edinburgh: Polygon, 2016. 279 p. ISBN 1846973333. ISBN 9781846973338. LC 2016-438876
Cox, Arnie. Music and embodied cognition: listening, moving, feeling, and thinking. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. 288 p. ISBN 9780253021601. LC 2016-004456

Musical meaning and interpretation

Creasey, David. Audio processes: musical analysis, modification, synthesis, and control. New York: Routledge, 2017. xxi, 729 p. ISBN 9781138100138. ISBN 9781138100114. LC 2016-012376
Danziger, Meryl. Sing it!: a...


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