The following twenty-two books were added to the AMS New Books in
Musicology RSS feed in August 2016. See the listings at the AMS web site
for links to more details:

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Mark Howard, Decoding Rameau: Music as the Sovereign Science
Libreria musicale italiana, 2016. 653 pp. €40. ISBN: 9788870968460.

Matthew P. Unger, Sound, Symbol, Sociality: The Aesthetic Experience of
Extreme Metal Music
Palgrave Pivot, 2016. 133 pp. $67.50. ISBN: 9781137478344.

Gearoid O hAllmhurain, Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish
Oxford University Press, 2016. 344 pp. $45. ISBN: 9780199380084.

Charles Youmans, Mahler and Strauss: In Dialogue
Indiana University Press, 2016. 312 pp. $42. ISBN: 9780253021595.

Sandra Mangsen, Songs without Words: Keyboard Arrangements of Vocal Music
in England, 1560–1760
Boydell and Brewer, 2016. 282 pp. $99. ISBN: 9781580465496.

Nathaniel G. Lew, Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival
of Britain
Routledge, 2016. 248 pp. $149.95. ISBN: 9781472458230.

Michael Hampe, The Crafty Art of Opera: For those who make it, love it or
hate it
Translated by Chris Walton. Boydell and Brewer, 2016. 200 pp. $34.95. ISBN:

Dionysios Politis et al., eds., Digital Tools for Computer Music Production
and Distribution
IGI Global, 2016. 291 pp. $144. ISBN: 9781522502647.

Nancy S. Love, Trendy Fascism: White Power Music and the Future of Democracy
State University of New York Press, 2016. 268 pp. $85. ISBN: 9781438462035.

Hilda Meldrum Brown, The Quest for the Gesamtkunstwerk and Richard Wagner
Oxford University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $90. ISBN: 9780199325436.

Branden Wayne Joseph, Experimentations: John Cage in Music, Art, and
Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 232 pp. $120/$29.95. ISBN: 9781501306402.

Kara Anne Gardner, Agnes de Mille: Telling Stories in Broadway Dance
Oxford University Press, 2016. 264 pp. $35. ISBN: 9780199733682.

John Wriggle, Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era
University of Illinois Press, 2016. 320 pp. $95/$30. ISBN: 9780252082269.

Kendra Preston Leonard, Music for Silent Film: A Guide to North American
A-R Editions, 2016. 277 pp. $90. ISBN: 9780895798350.

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton, eds., Rethinking Schubert
Oxford University Press, 2016. 528 pp. $74. ISBN: 9780190200107.

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton, eds., Schubert’s Late Music:
History, Theory, Style
Cambridge University Press, 2016. 458 pp. $120. ISBN: 9781107111295.

Pamela M. Potter, Art of Suppression: Confronting the Nazi Past in
Histories of the Visual and Performing Arts
University of California Press, 2016. 408 pp. $65. ISBN: 9780520282346.

William Cheng, Just Vibrations: The Purpose of Sounding Good
University of Michigan Press, 2016. 180 pp. $60/$24.95. ISBN:
9780472073252.   Free online edition

Katherine Williams, Rufus Wainwright
Equinox, 2016. 142 pp. $39.95/$24.95. ISBN: 9781845532932.

Robert Carl and Jonathan D. Kramer, Postmodern Music, Postmodern Listening
Bloomsbury, 2016. 400 pp. $120/34.95. ISBN: 9781501306020.

David Brackett, Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular
University of California Press, 2016. 376 pp. $85. ISBN: 9780520248717.

Diane Thome, Palaces of Memory: American Composer Diane Thome on Her Life
and Music
Friesen Press, 2016. 108 pp. $22.99/$11.99. ISBN: 9781460284292.


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