The following 14 books were added to the AMS New Books in Musicology list in January 2018. See the listings at the AMS web site for links to more details.

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Marié Abe, Resonances of Chindon-ya: Sound, Space, and Sociality in
Wesleyan University Press, 2018. 288 pp. $85/$27.95. ISBN: 978-0-8195-7778-8. An AMS Subvention book 

Raymond Knapp, Making Light: Haydn, Musical Camp, and the Long Shadow of German Idealism
Duke University Press, 2018. 408 pp. $104.95/$28.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-6935-6. 

Michael Christoforidis, Manuel de Falla and Visions of Spanish Music
Routledge, 2018. 298 pp. $140. ISBN: 9780754631934. 

Angela Fiore, 'Non senza scandalo delli convicini': pratiche musicali nelle istitzioni religiose femminili a Napoli 1650-1750
Peter Lang, 2017. 276 pp. EUR44.95. ISBN: 978-3034323406. An AMS Subvention book 

Gillian M. Rodger, Just One of the Boys: Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage
University of Illinois Press, 2018. 275 pp. $95/$28. ISBN: 978-0-252-04151-8. 

Marisol Berríos-Miranda, Shannon Dudley, and Michelle Habell-Pallán, American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music
University of Washington Press, 2018. 352 pp. $90/$34.95. ISBN: 9780295742618. An AMS Subvention book 

Esther Morgan-Ellis, Everybody Sing! Community Singing in the American Picture Palace
University of Georgia Press, 2018. 288 pp. $49.95. ISBN: 978-0-8203-5204-6. An AMS Subvention book 

Ardis Butterfield et al., eds., Performing Medieval Text
Legenda, 2017. 230 pp. $99. ISBN: 978-1-910887-13-4. 

David Metzer, The Ballad in American Popular Music: From Elvis to Beyoncé
Cambridge University Press, 2017. 244 pp. $44.99. ISBN: 9781107161528. 

Yves Balmer et al., Le modèle et l'invention: Messiaen et la technique de l'emprunt
Symétrie, 2017. 624 pp. $65. ISBN: 978-2-36485-045-3. 

Joshua Walden, Musical Portraits: Composing Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music
Oxford University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $74. ISBN: 9780190653507. 

Mariateresa Storino, Franz Liszt e Jessie Taylor Laussot Hillebrand. Un capitolo inedito della storia musicale dell’Ottocento
LIM, 2016. 342 pp. €21. ISBN: 9788870968736. 

Sergio Ospina-Romero, Dolor que canta. La vida y la música de Luis A. Calvo en la sociedad colombiana de comienzos del siglo XX
Instituto Colombiano de Antropología e Historia, 2017. 404 pp. $21. ISBN: 978-958-8852-30-0. 

Caroline Anne Ellsmore, Verdi's Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz
Routledge, 2018. 238 pp. $140. ISBN: 9781138735705. 

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