Music and Letters Vol. 97, No. 3, August 2016


Representing Russia: Luxury and Diplomacy at the Razumovsky Palace in Vienna, 1803–1815
Mark Ferraguto

Mendelssohn’s Performances of the ‘Matthäus-Passion’: Considerations of the Documentary Evidence
Peter Ward Jones

Music, Lyrics, and the Bengali Book: Hindustani Musicology in Calcutta, 1818–1905
Richard David Williams


The Musica of Hermannus Contractus. Ed. and trans. by Leonard Ellinwood; rev. by John L. Snyder
John Caldwell

The Monstrous New Art: Divided Forms in the Late Medieval Motet. By Anna Zayaruznaya
Lawrence Earp

Verse and Voice in Byrd’s Song Collections of 1588 and 1589. By Jeremy L. Smith
Kerry McCarthy

Manuscript Inscriptions in Early English Printed Music. By David Greer
Kirsten Gibson

Bach’s Numbers: Compositional Proportion and Significance. By Ruth Tatlow
Yo Tomita

The Lives of George Frideric Handel. By David Hunter
Matthew Gardner

Venanzio Rauzzini in Britain: Castrato, Composer, and Cultural Leader. By Paul F. Rice
Ingeborg Zechner

George Smart and Nineteenth-Century Concert Life. By John Carnelley
Michael Musgrave

Wagner, Schumann and the Lessons of Beethoven’s Ninth. By Christopher Alan Reynolds
Roger Allen

Emil František Burian a jeho cesty za operou. By Helena Spurná
John Tyrrell

Savoy Curtain-Raisers. Ed. by Christopher O'Brien
David Russell Hulme

Virginia Woolf and Music. Ed. By Adriana Varga
Lei Zhang

Masculinity in Opera: Gender, History, and New Musicology. Edited by Philip Purvis
Amanda Hsieh

French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck. By Deborah Mawer
Jeremy F. Lane

Zur Rezeption Georg Friedrich Händels in den deutschen Diktaturen:Quellen in Kontext. Ed. by Katrin Gerlach, Lars Klingberg, Juliane Riepe, and Susanne Spiegler
Toby Thacker

Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music. By Elaine Kelly
Mark Berry

On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide. By Ethan Mordden
Stephen Banfield

Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq. By J. Martin Daughtry
Gavin Williams

Popular Music Matters: Essays in Honour of Simon Frith. Ed. by Lee Marshall and Dave Laing
Ross Cole

The Hip Hop and Obama Reader. Ed. by Travis L. Gosa and Erik Nielson
Laura Speers

Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile. By Sylvia Angelique Alajaji
Jim Samson

Performing al-Andalus: Music and Nostalgia across the Mediterranean. By Jonathan Holt Shannon
Matthew Machin-Autenrieth

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