The following thirty-one books were added to the AMS New Books in
Musicology RSS feed in December 2016 and January 2017. See the listings at
the AMS web site for links to more details:

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Joao Silva, Entertaining Lisbon: Music, Theater, and Modern Life in the
Late 19th Century
Oxford University Press, 2016. 336 pp. $74. ISBN: 9780190215705.

Roberto Illiano, ed., Music and Figurative Arts in the Twentieth Century
Brepols, 2016. 467 pp. €120. ISBN: 978-2-503-57024-2.

Huib Schippers and Catherine Grant, eds., Sustainable Futures for Music
Cultures: An Ecological Perspective
Oxford University Press, 2016. 394 pp. $99/$35. ISBN: 9780190259075.

Johannes Brusila et al., eds., Memory, Space, and Sound
Intellect Books, 2016. 230 pp. $70. ISBN: 9781783206025.

Roland Wittje, The Age of Electroacoustics: Transforming Science and Sound
MIT Press, 2017. 312 pp. $40. ISBN: 9780262035262.

Rebecca Harris-Warrick, Dance and Drama in French Baroque Opera: A History
Cambridge University Press, 2016. 502 pp. $135. ISBN: 9781107137899.

Sharon Ammen, May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy
University of Illinois Press, 2017. 296 pp. $95/$24.95. ISBN: 9780252040658.

Bryan Proksch, ed., A Sousa Reader: Essays, Interviews, and Clippings
GIA Publications, 2017. 206 pp. $19.95. ISBN: 978-1-62277-212-4.

Matthew B. Karush, Musicians in Transit: Argentina and the Globalization of
Popular Music
Duke University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $89.95/$24.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-6216-6.

Tamara Roberts, Resounding Afro-Asia: Interracial Music and the Performance
of Unity
Oxford University Press, 2016. 248 pp. $99. ISBN: 9780199377411.

Nicholas Tochka, Audible States: The Political Economy of Popular
Music-Making in Albania Since 1945
Oxford University Press, 2016. 282 pp. $99/$35. ISBN: 9780190467814.

Benedict Taylor, The Melody of Time: Music and Temporality in the Romantic
Oxford University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $55. ISBN: 9780190206055.

Jeffrey Summit, Singing God's Words in God's Own Tune: The Performance of
Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism
Oxford University Press, 2016. 306 pp. $99. ISBN: 9780199844081.

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Necessary Noise: Art, Music, and Charitable
Imperialism in the East of Congo
Oxford University Press, 2016. 310 pp. $99. ISBN: 9780190499570.

Daniel Harrison, Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal
Oxford University Press, 2016. 208 pp. $35. ISBN: 9780190244460.

Kofi Agawu, The African Imagination in Music
Oxford University Press, 2016. 388 pp. $99/$27.95. ISBN: 9780190263218.

Wai-Chung Ho, Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China
Routledge, 2016. 198 pp. $152. ISBN: 9781472476548.

Mathieu Deflem, Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame: The Rise of a Pop Star
in an Age of Celebrity
Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 257 pp. $99.99. ISBN: 978-1-137-58467-0.

Michael Ahlers and Jacke Christoph, eds., Perspectives on German Popular
Routledge, 2016. 320 pp. $168. ISBN: 9781472479624.

Benjamin Brand and David J. Rothenberg, eds., Music and Culture in the
Middle Ages and Beyond: Liturgy, Sources, Symbolism
Cambridge University Press, 2016. 376 pp. $99.99. ISBN: 9781107158375.

Mervyn Cooke and Fiona Ford, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Film Music
Cambridge University Press, 2016. 433 pp. $94.99/$27.99. ISBN:

Robert Gordon and Olaf Jubin, eds., The Oxford Handbook of the British
Oxford University Press, 2016. 776 pp. $150. ISBN: 9780199988747.

Bruno Nettl, ed., Following the Elephant: Ethnomusicologists Contemplate
Their Discipline
University of Illinois Press, 2016. 256 pp. $28. ISBN: .

Jill M. Sullivan, ed., Women's Bands in America: Performing Music and Gender
Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. 386 pp. $100. ISBN: 978-1-4422-5440-4.

Richard Brent Turner, Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans
After Hurricane Katrina (new edn)
Indiana University Press, 2016. 236 pp. $25. ISBN: 9780253025128.

Mark Pedelty, A Song to Save the Salish Sea: Musical Performance as
Environmental Activism
Indiana University Press, 2016. 304 pp. $75/$27. ISBN: 978-0-253-02268-4.

JoAnne O'Connell, The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster
Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. 496 pp. $45. ISBN: 9781442253872.

Roger Moseley, Keys to Play: Music as a Ludic Medium from Apollo to Nintendo
University of California Press, 2016. 452 pp. $34.95. ISBN: 9780520291249.

Karol Berger, Beyond Reason: Wagner contra Nietzsche
University of California Press, 2017. 552 pp. $65. ISBN: 9780520292758.

David Beach and Mak Su Yin, eds., Explorations in Schenkerian Analysis
University of Rochester Press, 2016. 376 pp. $135. ISBN: 9781580465595.

Morgan James Luker, The Tango Machine: Musical Culture in the Age of
University of Chicago Press, 2016. 216 pp. $90/$30. ISBN: 9780226385549.

Rebecca Cypess, "Curious and Modern Inventions": Music and Instrumentality
in Early Modern Italy
University of Chicago Press, 2016. 320 pp. $55. ISBN: 9780226319445.


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