The following twenty-three books were added to the AMS New Books in Musicology list in September and October 2018. See the listings at the legacy AMS web site for links to more details.

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Desmond Scott et al., eds., The Cyril Scott Companion: Unity In Diversity
Boydell Press, 2018. 728 pp. $48. ISBN: 9781783272860.
Hannah Lewis, French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema
Oxford University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $99/$35. ISBN: 9780190635978. 
David Temperley, The Musical Language of Rock
Oxford University Press, 2018. 312 pp. $99/$34.95. ISBN: 9780190653774.. An AMS subvention book. 
Lee Rothfarb and Christoph Landerer, Eduard Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful: A New Translation
Oxford University Press, 2018. 224 pp. $24.95. ISBN: 9780190698188.. An AMS subvention book. 
Michael D. Doubler, Dixie Dewdrop: The Uncle Dave Macon Story
University of Illinois Press, 2018. 288 pp. $19.95. ISBN: 9780252083655.. An AMS subvention book. 
Jason Yust, Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form
Oxford University Press, 2018. 440 pp. $125. ISBN: 9780190696481.. An AMS subvention book. 
Tala Jarjour, Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo
Oxford University Press, 2018. 250 pp. $99/$29.95. ISBN: 9780190635268.. An AMS subvention book. 
Lawrence M. Zbikowski, Foundations of Musical Grammar
Oxford University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $44.95. ISBN: 9780190653637.. An AMS subvention book. 
Elsie Walker, Hearing the Cinema of Michael Haneke
Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $99/$29.95. ISBN: 9780190495909.. An AMS subvention book. 
Erin Lambert, Singing the Resurrection: Body, Community, and Belief in Reformation in Europe
Oxford University Press, 2017. 240 pp. $65. ISBN: 9780190661649.. An AMS subvention book.
Emily Ruth Rutter, The Blues Muse: Race, Gender, and Musical Celebrity in American Poetry
University of Alabama Press, 2018. 232 pp. $49.95. ISBN: 978-0-8173-1994-6. 
Marie-Hélène Benoit-Otis and Marie-Pier Leduc, Lire, écouter, écrire : Initiation à la recherche en musique à partir des méthodes des sciences humaines
University of Montreal Press, 2018. 256 pp. $18. ISBN: 876-2-7606-3939-3. 
Robert S Hatten, A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music
Indiana University Press, 2018. 400 pp. $85/$32. ISBN: 978-0-253-03797-8. 
Sylvia Kahan, Winnaretta Singer-Polignac: Princesse, mécène et musicienne
Les Presses du réel, 2018. 808 pp. $. ISBN: 978-2-8'066-268-6. 
Lonán Ó Briain, Musical Minorities: The Sounds of Hmong Ethnicity in Northern Vietnam
Oxford University Press, 2018. 234 pp. $99. ISBN: 9780190626969.. An AMS subvention book.
Dana Gooley, Sounding Side-ways: Improvisational Aesthetics in Nineteenth Century Music
Oxford University Press, 2018. 312 pp. $39.95. ISBN: 9780190633585.. An AMS subvention book. 
Jonathan Glixon, Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theatres?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music
Oxford University Press, 2017. 472 pp. $55. ISBN: 9780190259129.. An AMS subvention book.
Tom Ewing, Bill Monroe: The Life and Music of the Blue Grass Man
University of Illinois Press, 2018. 656 pp. $34.95. ISBN: 978-0-252-04189-1.. An AMS subvention book. 
Philippe Despoix et al., eds., Chanter, rire et résister à Ravensbrück. Autour de Germaine Tillion et du "Verfügbar aux Enfers"
Seuil, 2018. 272 pp. €16. ISBN: 9782021395716. 
Tess Knighton and Ascensión Mazuela-Anguita, eds., Hearing the City in Early Modern Europe
Brepols, 2018. 428 pp. €65. ISBN: 9782503579597-1. 
Rudolf Rasch, ed., Music and Power in the Baroque Era
Brepols, 2018. 475 pp. €115. ISBN: 978-2-503-58071-5. 
Joseph Straus, Broken Beauty: Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability
Oxford University Press, 2018. 224 pp. $35. ISBN: 9780190871208.. An AMS subvention book.
Robert Fink et al., eds., The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music
Oxford University Press, 2018. 400 pp. $99/$35. ISBN: 9780199985234. 

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