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Catalog Titles

Music History and Theory

    Music’s Monisms
    Both from the Ears and Mind
    Experimenting the Human
    Beethoven’s French Piano
    New Orleans and the Creation of Transatlantic Opera, 1819–1859
    Music Lessons
    Nadia Boulanger and Her World
    Rachmaninoff and His World
    The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961
    Stories of Tonality in the Age of François-Joseph Fétis
    The Voice of the Rural
    Musical Migration and Imperial New York
    Women and Musical Salons in the Enlightenment
    Distant Melodies
    Dmitry Shostakovich
    The Voice as Something More
    The Making of Handel’s Messiah
    Beethoven’s Symphonies
    Sound Authorities
    Tuning the World
    Jean Sibelius
    Listening to China
    The Eighth
    Sounds Beyond
    From the Ruins of Enlightenment
    Music and the New Global Culture
    Sound and Affect
    The Haydn Economy
    Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Mozart and the Mediation of Childhood
    Merce Cunningham
    The Beat Cop
    London Voices, 1820–1840
    A Portrait in Four Movements
    Improvising Improvisation
    Saint Cecilia in the Renaissance
    The Temple of Fame and Friendship
    Composing Capital
    Robert Schumann’s Advice to Young Musicians
    Computing Taste
    American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century
    An Unnatural Attitude
    The Spirit of This Place
    Thinking with Sound
    Culture and the Course of Human Evolution
    The Political Orchestra
    Louder Than Bombs
    Hearing Beethoven
    Musical Vitalities
    The Silent Musician
    Sex, Death, and Minuets


      The Comedians of the King
      Singing Sappho
      Feasting and Fasting in Opera
      Music in the Present Tense
      Networking Operatic Italy
      "Don Giovanni" Captured


        Distillation of Sound
        The Art of Mbira
        Mbira’s Restless Dance
        Ambient Sufism
        Sonic Mobilities
        Django Generations
        Renegade Rhymes
        Voices That Matter
        Sing and Sing On
          Sight Readings
          The Blues Dream of Billy Boy Arnold
          Five Years Ahead of My Time
          Tear Down the Walls
          Move On Up
          Rave On
          Pick Up the Pieces
          The Kinks
          Vaudeville Melodies
          The Guitar
          Ornette Coleman
          The Death and Resurrection of Elvis Presley
          Film, Music, Memory
          Everyone Loves Live Music
          Bitten by the Blues
          I’d Fight the World
          How Belfast Got the Blues
          Electric Wizards
          Pilgrimage to Dollywood
          Street Scriptures
          Wherever the Sound Takes You
          Rock ’n’ Roll Plays Itself
          Sun Ra’s Chicago
          A Band with Built-In Hate
          Pin-Ups 1972
          Sound Experiments
          Live Wires

          Music Editions

            Il trovatore
            La traviata
            Messa da Requiem

            Works of Verdi -- Full Scores

              Un giorno di regno

              Works of Verdi -- Piano-Vocal Scores

                Giovanna d’Arco
                Hymns / Inni
                I masnadieri
                Il corsaro
                Il trovatore
                La traviata
                Luisa Miller
                Messa da Requiem

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