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  Volume 93, Number 4, November 2012

Table of Contents


Instrumental Music and ‘Conversazione’ in Early Seicento Venice: Biagio Marini’s ‘Affetti Musicali’ (1617)

pp. 453-478

The Picturesque Oratorio: Haydn’s Art in Nature’s Clothing

pp. 479-512

‘About as Wild and Barbaric as Well could be Imagined ...’: The Critical Reception of Rimsky-Korsakov in Nineteenth-Century England

pp. 513-542

Detective Agency?: Scoring the Amateur Female Investigator in 1940s Hollywood

pp. 543-573


New Approaches to Tonal Theory

pp. 574-593


Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini (review)

pp. 594-596

Reflections on Musical Meaning and its Representations by Leo Treitler (review)

pp. 596-598

Historical Dictionary of English Music ca. 1400–1958 ed. by Charles Edward McGuire, Steven E. Plank (review)

pp. 598-600

Life after Death: The Viola da Gamba in Britain from Purcell to Dolmetsch by Peter Holman (review)

pp. 600-602

Handel’s Israelite Oratorio Libretti: Sacred Drama and Biblical Exegesis by Deborah W. Rooke (review)

pp. 602-605

The Music Trade in Georgian England ed. by Michael Kassler (review)

pp. 605-607

Interpreting Music by Lawrence Kramer (review)

pp. 607-610

Mendelssohn, Time and Memory: The Romantic Conception of Cyclic Form by Benedict Taylor (review)

pp. 610-611

The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt ed. by Janita R. Hall-Swadley (review)

pp. 611-614

The Performing Style of Alexander Scriabin by Anatole Leikin (review)

pp. 614-615

Charles Koechlin: Compositeur et humaniste ed. by Philippe Cathé, Sylvie Douche, and Michel Duchesneau (review)

pp. 615-617

Ravel by Roger Nichols (review)

pp. 617-622

Karel Husa: Skladatel mezi Evropou a Amerikou by Jiří Vysloužil (review)

pp. 622-623

Building Blocks: Repetition and Continuity in the Music of Stravinsky by Gretchen Horlacher (review)

pp. 624-626

Klangperspektiven by Lucas Haselböck (review)

pp. 626-629

Elliott Carter by James Wierzbicki (review)

pp. 629-632

John Adams’s Nixon in China: Musical Analysis, Historical and Political Perspectives by Timothy A. Johnson (review)

pp. 632-634

The Hollywood Film Music Reader ed. by Mervyn Cooke (review)

pp. 634-635

Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music by Joseph Straus (review)

pp. 635-639

Play It Again: Cover Songs in Popular Music ed. by George Plasketes (review)

pp. 639-641

Books Received

pp. 647-648

Reviews of Books: Index: (Reviewers’ names in parentheses)

pp. iii-v

Authors of Articles in this Issue

p. 646


p. 642

The Westrup Prize

p. 643

Recipients of ‘Music & Letters’ Awards

p. 643

‘Music & Letters’ Awards

p. 646

Research Areas


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