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  • Books Recently Published
  • James Procell and Matt Ertz

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Abrahams, Frank, and Paul Head, eds. The Oxford handbook of choral pedagogy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xx, 545 p. ISBN 9780199373369. ISBN 9780199373383. LC 2016-025406

Oxford handbooks

Abrams, Howie, and James Lathos. Finding Joseph I: an oral history of H.R. from Bad Brains. New York: Lesser Gods, 2017. 272 p. ISBN 9781944713010. ISBN 1944713018. LC 2016-939175
Alves, Bill, and Brett Campbell. Lou Harrison: American musical maverick. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xvi, 583 p. ISBN 9780253025616 (hbk.; alk. paper). ISBN 9780253025616. ISBN 9780253026156. LC 2016-056931
Amundson, Michael A. Talking machine west: a history and catalogue of Tin Pan Alley’s western recordings, 1902–1918. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. viii, 200 p. ISBN 9780806156040. LC 2016-033167

American popular music series; 2

Arena, James. Stars of ‘90s dance pop: 29 hitmakers discuss their careers. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2017. x, 240 p. ISBN 9781476667560. LC 2016-051896
Austern, Linda Phyllis, Candace Bailey, and Amanda Eubanks Winkler, eds. Beyond boundaries: rethinking music circulation in early modern England. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xiv, 317 p. ISBN 025302479X. ISBN 9780253024794. ISBN 9780253024824. ISBN 025302482X. LC 2017-561062
Bacciagaluppi, Claudio. Artistic disobedience: music and confession in Switzerland, 1648–1762. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xiv, 263 p. ISBN 9789004330740. ISBN 9004330747. LC 2016-052322

St Andrews studies in reformation history,

Barker, Andrew. Bizarre ride II the Pharcyde. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. viii, 141 p. ISBN 9781501321276. LC 2016-045574

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Barna, Emília, and Tamás Tófalvy, eds. Made in Hungary: studies in Hungarian popular music. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. xi, 192 p. ISBN 9781138915879. LC 2016-027163

Routledge global popular music series

Benjaminson, Peter. Super freak: the life of Rick James. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2017. xiv, 354, p., 16 p. of plates. ISBN 9781613749579. LC 2016-050314
Bickel, Jan E. Vocal technique: a physiologic approach. 2d ed. San Diego, CA: Plural, 2017. xii, 227 p. ISBN 9781944883331. ISBN 1944883339 (alk. paper). LC 2016-029616
Björnberg, Alf, and Thomas Bossius, eds. Made in Sweden: studies in popular music. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. x, 255 p. ISBN 9781138936522. LC 2016-027351

Routledge global popular music series

Blair, Michael, and Joe Bucciero. Colossal youth. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. viii, 165 p. ISBN 9781501321146. LC 2016-045571

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Blatter, Alfred. Revisiting music theory: basic principles. 2d ed. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. xii, 414 p. ISBN 9781138915886. ISBN 9781138915893. LC 2016-030134 [End Page 288]
Block, Geoffrey. Experiencing Beethoven: a listener’s companion. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. xx, 269 p. ISBN 9781442245457. LC 2016-018116

The listener’s companion

Block, Geoffrey. Schubert’s reputation from his time to ours. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2017. xi, 413 p. ISBN 9781576472774. ISBN 9781576472767. LC 2017-001990

Monographs in musicology; 17

Bonds, Mark Evan, et. al. Listen to this. 4th ed. New York: Pearson, 2017. xxv, 550 p. ISBN 9780134419510. LC 2016-027412
Brennan, Matt. When genres collide: Down Beat, Rolling Stone, and the struggle between jazz and rock. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. x, 240 p. ISBN 9781501326141. ISBN 9781501319020. LC 2016-035477

Alternate takes: critical responses to popular music

Brewer, Carolyn Glenn. Changing the tune: the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978–1985. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2017. ix, 308 p., 34 p. of plates. ISBN 9781574416664. LC 2016-041686
Burger, Jeff, ed. Lennon on Lennon: conversations with John Lennon. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2017. xii, 468 p. ISBN 9781613748244. LC 2016-008158
Castelnero, Gordon, and David L. Russell. Earl Scruggs: banjo icon. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. xxvi, 214 p., 15 p. of plates. ISBN 9781442268654 (hbk.; alk. paper). LC 2016-050166

Roots of American music: folk, Americana, blues, and country

Cathariou, Angelica. L’atelier moderne: an exploration of the collaborative process between performer and composer in vocal music theatre of the 21st century. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science, 2017. xxiii, 215 p. + 1 CD. ISBN 9781536108910. LC 2017-008017

Fine arts, music and literature

Cecchetto, David, et. al. Ludic dreaming: how to listen away from contemporary technoculture. London...


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