Fontes contents 2009 (vol. 56)

Volume 56/1, January - March 2009

  • Italians in a Russian Manner: One Step from Serious to Funny  Svetlana Martynova
  • A Pink Database: A Repertoire of Feminine Names in the Noseda Collection of the Conservatory Library in Milan  Pinuccia Carrer
  • The Lithuanian Treasure from Chicago: The Dr. Kazys Pemkus Collection at Klaipė da University Library  Danutė Petrauskaitė
  • Can Music (Libraries) Predict our Future?  Juha Torvinen
  • Dating Music Manuscripts and Prints: An Overview of Past and Present Research Joachim Jaenecke
  • The Music Archives in the Abbey of Montecassino and the Library of S. Domenico in Ortona: Multifunctional Activity for a High-Quality Cataloguing  Giovanni Insom
  • Music collections in Croatia  Tatjana Mihalić
  • The Rise and Fall of Literacy in Classical Music: An Essay on Musical Notation  Per Dahl

Corresponding Editors' News

  • 50 years of Finnish public music libraries  Heikki Poroila
  • Pekka Gronow retires  Heikki Poroila
  • John Adams thinks the world of music librarians  Ria Warmerdam
  • Performing arts in The Netherlands in shock: New subsidy policy distresses renowned musical ensembles  Ria Warmerdam
  • Conservatorium van Amsterdam moves to new building  Ria Warmerdam
  • IAML-IMS Amsterdam 2009  Ria Warmerdam
  • Opening of the National Knowledge Centre of Organ Music  Ria Warmerdam


  • The Beauty of Belaieff. By Richard Beattie Davis.  Gerald Seaman
  • Music Research: A Handbook. By Laurie Sampsel.  Kirstin Dougan
  • Skizzen einer Persönlichkeit. Max Kalbeck zum 150. Geburtstag. Breslau 4. Jänner 1850 – Wien 4. Mai 1921. Symposion. Wien - 21.–24. Mai 2000. Edited by Uwe Harten.  Chris Walton
  • W. A. Mozart. By Hermann Abert. Edited by Cliff Eisen, translated by Stewart Spencer.  Bryan Proksch
  • Hugo Wolf Enzyklopädie. By Ernst Hilmar. Chris Walton
  • Repertoire Explorer: The Flemish Music Collection.  Anna Pensaert
  • Bartók, Hungary, and the Renewal of Tradition: Case Studies in the Intersection of Modernity and Nationality. By David E. Schneider.  John Schuster-Craig
  • Reynaldo Hahn. By Jacques Depaulis.  Delphine Mordey
  • Ah ! Le métier de donneur de concerts : Adrien François Servais (1807–1866) alsrondreizend cellovirtuoos. By Peter François. Adrien François Servais, Halse cellist met wereldfaam: catalogus. By Peter François. Mélanges d’histoire du Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles, vol. I. By Paul Raspé.  Johann Eeckeloo
  • G. F. Handel: A Guide to Research, Second Edition. By Mary Ann Parker.  Graydon Beeks
  • Sousa at Illinois: The John Philip Sousa and Herbert L. Clarke Manuscript Collections at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: A Catalogue of the Collections. By Phyllis Danner.  S. Timothy Maloney
  • Tielman Susato and the Music of his Time: Print Culture, Compositional Technique and Instrumental Music in the Renaissance. Edited by Keith Polk  Stanley Boorman

Reviews from Forum Musikbibliothek

  • Briefwechsel mit Leipziger Verlegern III: Friese, Hofmeister, Peters, Siegel. Von Robert und Clara Schumann; Briefwechsel mit Verlagen in West- und Süddeutschland. Von Robert und Clara Schumann.  Peter Sühring
  • PopMusicology. Perspektiven der Popmusikwissenschaft. Hrsg. von Christian Bielefeld, Udo Dahmen und Rolf Grossmann.  Michael Stapper
  • Operette unterm Hakenkreuz. Zwischen hoffähiger Kunst und „Entartung“. Beiträ ge einer Tagung der Staatsoperette Dresden. Hrsg. von Wolfgang Schaller.  Andreas Vollberg
  • Das Wiener Klavier bis 1850. Bericht des Symposiums „Das Wiener Klavier bis 1850“, veranstaltet von der Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente des Kunsthistorischen Muse ums Wien vom 16. bis 18.10.2003. Hrsg. von Beatrix Darmstädter, Alfons Huber und Rudolf Hopfner.  Martin Elste
  • Europäische Romantik in der Musik. Von Carl Dahlhaus und Norbert Miller. Georg Günther
  • Mozart in Italia. Cronistoria dei viaggi, documenti, lettere dizionario dei luoghi e delle persone. Von Alberto Basso.  Peter Sühring
  • Joseph Keilberth. Ein Dirigentenleben im XX. Jahrhundert. Von Thomas Keilberth. Ludwig Steinbach
  • Carlos Kleiber. Eine Biografie. Von Alexander Werner. Ludwig Steinbach 104 Carmina Burana von Carl Orf f. Entstehung – Wirkung – Text. Hrsg. von Franz Willnauer; Carl Orf f. Carmina Burana. Von Susanne Gläß. Marianne Noeske 105 Musiktheoretische Quellen 1750–1800. Gedruckte Schriften von Joseph Riepel, Heinrich Christoph Koch, Johann Friedrich Daube und Johann Adolph Scheibe. Hrsg. von Ulrich Kaiser.  Peter Sühring
  • Johannes Brahms. Leben und Werk. Von Malte Korff. Claudia Niebel


Volume 56/2, April - June 2009

  • Tracing Joseph Trauneck: the Wanderings of a Persecuted Man  Pamela Tancsik
  • The Benjamin Britten Thematic Catalogue: An Introduction to the Online Resource Lucy Walker
  • Une collection musicale d’origine italienne (première moitié du 18ième  siècle) dans les Archives Archiépiscopales de Malines Stefanie Beghein
  • The Reception of Italian Repertoire in the Spanish Upper Classes Through The Private Music Collection of Anselmo González Del Valle (1852–1911)   M. Carmen García Mallo
  • Neue herausforderungen im Umfeld des RISM-projektes: Der fall Spanien   Antonio Ezquerro Esteban
  • South African Music Libraries: Collegial, Institutional and Geographic Isolation, An Examination   Fiona Still-Drewett

Corresponding Editors’ News

  • South African Music Archive Project (SAMAP) Santie de Jongh
  • The International Library of African Music (ILAM) Santie de Jongh
  • New Cultural Institute for University of Cape Town Santie de Jongh
  • Topical Music and Musical subjects – A New Service for Finnish Music Libraries  Heikki Poroila


  • Letters of Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1895–1958. Edited by Hugh Cobbe.  Lionel Pike
  • Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti: Two Lives in One. By Robert Pagano. Barry J. Zaslow
  • Critical Essays in Popular Musicology. Edited by Allan F. Moore. Mark E. Perry
  • Les Manuscrits autographes de Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Textes réunis par Catherine Cessac. John Hajdu Heyer
  • Cristóbal de Morales: Sources, Influences, Reception. Edited by Owen Rees and Bernadette Nelson. Jane Dahlenburg
  • A Conductor’s Guide to Nineteenth-Century Choral-Orchestral Works. By Jonathan D. Green. Brian Cockburn
  • French Music, Culture, and National Identity, 1870–1939. Edited by Barbara L. Kelly. Keith E. Clifton
  • Liturgy and contemplation in Byrd’s Gradualia. Kerry McCarthy.  Richard Turbet
  • Regensburger Verlagsbuchhandlungen als Musikverlage (1850–1950). By Thomas Emmerig. John Wagstaff


Volume 56/3, July - September 2009


Guest Editor: Michael E. McClellan

  • Negotiating Musical Cultures in East and Southeast Asia  Michael E. McClellan
  • The Value of Missing Tunes: Scholarship on Uyghur Minority Music in Northwest China Chuen-Fung Wong
  • The Burmese Classical Music Tradition: An Introduction Hsin-chun Tasaw Lu
  • From 1746 to 1786: The Continued Revision of the Imperial Music Treatise Yuzhi Lülü zhengi houbian Lulu Chiu
  • Collections of Western Music in Japan: An Introduction Masakata Kanazawa and Yasuko Todo
  • Changing Tendency of Western Music Tradition in Taiwan Hui-Shan Chen
  • Rites and Beliefs of Music in the Thailand’s Lanna Region Bussakorn Binson-Sumrongthong
  • Music, Education and Français de Couleur: Music Instruction in Colonial Hanoi Michael E. McClellan


Spectral World Music. Proceedings of the Istanbul Spectral Music Conference. Edited by Robert Reigle and Paul Whitehead.  Gerald Seaman


Volume 56/4, October - December 2009

  • IAML Council Minutes 2009  Roger Flury
  • IAML Treasurer’s Report 2008  Kathy Adamson

IAML Reports

Board Committees

  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Electronic Voting    Antony Gordon
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Electronic Fontes    Jutta Lambrecht

Professional Branches

  • Archives and Music Documentation Centres Branch  Marguerite Sablonnière /Manuel Erviti
  • Broadcasting and Orchestra Libraries Branch  Angela Escott
  • Libraries in Music Teaching Institutions  Pia Shekhter
  • Public Libraries Branch  Hanneke Kuiper
  • Research Libraries Branch  Almut Boehme

Subject Commissions

  • Bibliography Commission  David Day
  • Commission on Audio-Visual Materials  Mary Wedgewood
  • Commission on Service and Training  Geoff Thomason
  • Cataloguing Commission  Antony Gordon
  • Cataloguing: Sub-commission on UNIMARC Tiziana Morsanuto /Laurence Decobert

Working Groups

  • Archives Branch: Working Group on Access to Music Archives  Jon Bagüés / Inger Enquist
  • Bibliography Commission: Working Group on Access to Performance Ephemera Rupert Ridgewell
  • Bibliography Commission: Working Group on Hofmeister  Chris Banks
  • Cataloguing Commission: Working Group on Access to Performance Ephemera Rupert Ridgewell
  • Cataloguing Commission: Working Group on Exchange of Authority Data Antony Gordon
  • Constitution Committee  Richard Chesser
  • Copyright Committee Helen Faulkner
  • Information Technology Committee  Antony Gordon
  • Outreach Aurika Gergeležiu
  • Programme Committee  James Cassaro
  • Publications Committee Jutta Lambrecht


  • RISM (Répertoire international des sources musicales)  Klaus Keil
  • RILM (Répertoire international de littérature musicale) Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie
  • RIdIM (Répertoire international d’Image Musicale)  Antonio Bladassare
  • RIPM (Répertoire international de la presse musicale) H. Robert Cohen


  • IAML-Listserv (IAML-L)  Bonna J. Boettcher
  • The International Standard Music Number (ISMN)  Hartmut Walravens

National Reports


  • Anders Lönn Veslemöy Heintz
  • Wolfgang Kreuger Susanne Hein


  • Music Library and Research Skills. By Jane Gottlieb.  Kirstin Dougan
  • A Guide to Library Research in Music. By Pauline Shaw Bayne.  Melissa Ursula Dawn Goldsmith
  • Editing Music in Early Modern Germany. By Susan Lewis Hammond.  John Wagstaff
  • Encyclopedia of Percussion. Edited by John H. Beck.  Gwen Burgett Thrasher
  • History of Music in Russia from Antiquity to 1800 by Nikolai Findeizen. Edited and Annotated by Miloš Velimirovi and Claudia R. Jensen. With the Assistance of Malcolm Hamrick Brown and Daniel C. Waugh.  Gerald Seaman
  • Leoncavallo: Life and Works. By Konrad Dryden.  John Schuster-Craig
  • Music and the Book Trade from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century. Edited by Robin Myers, Michael Harris and Giles Mandelbrote. Susi Woodhouse
  • “Vom Erkennen des Erkannten”: Musikalische Analyse und Editionsphilologie. Edited by Friedericke Weißmann, Thomas Ahrend, and Heinz von Loesch.  Benjamin Ayotte
  • Berlioz and Debussy:  Sources, Contexts and Legacies:  Essays in Honour of François Lesure.  Edited by Barbara L. Kelly and Kerry Murphy.  John Schuster-Craig
  • Communication in Eighteenth-Century Music. Edited by Danuta Mirka and Kofi Agawu.  Bryan Proksch
  • Selected Correspondence of Charles Ives. Edited by Tom C. Owens.  Benjamin Ayotte
  • A History of Film Music. By Mervyn Cooke.  Brian Thompson

Recent Publications in Music  Geraldine Ostrove


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