Fontes contents 2012 (vol. 59)

Volume 59/1, January – March 2012

  • The Carl Nielsen Edition – Brought To Completion Niels Krabbe
  • Music Manuscripts from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries in Stams, Bressanone, Salzburg, and From Vipiteno Hildegard Herrmann-Schneider
  • Minstrels of the Celtic Nations: Metaphors in Early Nineteenth-Century Celtic Song Collections Karen E. McAulay
  • A Master Stands: Rare Brahms Photos in the Library of Congress Ilias Chrissochoidis
  • The Music Manuscripts of the Grey Collection in Cape Town and their European Connections Carol Steyn


Corresponding Editors’ News

  • Finland: Sibelius Academy Library. In Helsinki Music Centre. Now! Heikki Poroila
  • The Netherlands: Libraries at the crossroads Ria Warmerdam
  • United States: News from IAML-US Ruthann B. McTyre


  • The Critical Nexus: Tone-System, Mode, and Notation in Early Medieval Music. By Charles M. Atkinson Christian Thomas Leitmeir
  • Musik im Kloster St.Gallen. Miriam Wendling
    Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers. By Jane Alden. James Vincent Maiello
  • The Opera-Comique in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Edited by Lorenzo Frassà. George Vlastos
  • The Music Trade in Georgian England.  Edited by Michael Kassler.   Karen E McAulay
  • Karl Amadeus Hartmann. Komponist zwischen den Fronten und zwischen den Zeiten. Herausgegeben von Inga Mai Groote und Hartmut Schick. Stefan Hanheide
  • Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France. By Jann Pasler. Keith E. Clifton
  • Estonian Sound Recordings 1939. Edited by Kadri Steinbach and Urve Lippus.   George Kennaway
  • Praktisches Wörterbuch der Musik. By Roberto Braccini.  Loukia Drosopoulou
  • Visiones del Quijote en la música del siglo XX. Edited by Begoña Lolo.  Chris Collins
  • Eduard Hanslick zum Gedenken. Bericht des Symposiums zum Anlass seines 100. Todestages. Hrsg. von Teophil Antonicek, Gernot Gruber und Christop Landerer.  Sophie Luise Tiezel
  • Work and Sing: A History of Occupational and Labor Union Songs in the United States. By Ronald D. Cohen.  Joshua Barton
  • Geschichte des Fagotts. Von Sebastian Werr. Ann-Katrin Zimmermann
  • Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe. By Philip V. Bohlman. Brian Thompson

Volume 59/2, April – June 2012

  • The Bluffer’s Guide to Conservatoire Libraries Pamela Thompson
  • The Sydney Manuscript: Vaughan Williams’s (unknown) orchestral setting of The Spanish Ladies Simon Polson
  • Towards a Works List for Louise Talma Kendra Preston Leonard
  • Bringing the Local Music Scene to the Public Libraries Neatwork of Strasbourg: A Live Collection Priscilla Winling
  • The Music Manuscripts and Music Prints Collection in the Archive of the Cistercian Abbey in Mogiła Jolanta Byczkowska-Sztaba
  • Manuscript Music Published in Naples: 1780-1820 Agostina Zecca Laterza
  • User-Centered Events in a Performing Arts Library Joe Clark
  • Bridging the Gap: Developing Professional Education for Music Library Staff in the United Kingdom and Ireland Amelie Roper
  • Addenda und Corrigenda zu Ulrich Drüners Arbeit über „Das Viola-Konzert vor 1840“ Wolfgang Sawodny

Corresponding Editors’ News

  • Finland: Intervalli – R.I.P. Heikki Poroila


  • Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide. By Karin Pendle and Melinda Boyd. Renée McBride
  • Musikalische Analyse und kulturgeschichtliche Kontextualisierung. Für Reinhold Brinkmann. Hrsg. on Tobias Bleek und Camilla Bork. Wolfgang Marx
  • Chopin’s Polish Ballade Op. 38 as Narrative of National Martyrdom. By Jonathan Bellman. Zofia Chechlińska
  • Eduard Hanslick zum Gedenken. Bericht des Symposiums zum Anlass seines 100. Todestages. Hrsg. von Teophil Antonicek, Gernot Gruber und Christop Landerer Sophie Luise Tiezel
  • Mozart im Zentrum. Festschrift für Manfred Hermann Schmid zum 60. Geburtstag. Hrsg. von Ann-Katrin Zimmermann und Klaus Aringer. Rainer J. Schwob
  • Sounding Out Pop: Analytical Essays in Popular Music.  Edited by Mark Spicer and John Covach Ken Prouty
  • Zwei-Mann-Orchester. Essays und Dokumente. Von Mauricio Kagel, Hrsg. von Matthias Kassel; Mauricio Kagel. Zwei-Mann-Orchester. Basler Fassung 2011. Björn Heile
  • The Instrumental Music of Schmeltzer, Biber, Muffat and Their Contemporaries. By Charles Brewer. Robert G. Rawson
  • Music and the Wesleys. Edited by Nicholas Temperley and Stephen Banfield. Bryan Proksch
  • Die Ouvertüren Robert Schumanns. Von Fabian Bergener. Irmgard Knechtges-Obrecht
  • Off-Broadway Musicals since 1919: From The Greenwich Village Follies to The Toxic Avenger.  By Thomas S. Hischak. Philip Furia
  • Modern Music and After.  3rd edition.  By Paul Griffiths. John Schuster-Craig
  • Dokumente zur Musik des 20. Jahrhunderts. Hrsg. von Helga de la Motte-Haber, Lydia Rilling, und Julia H. Schröder. Unter Mitarbeit von Hans Emons, Lutz Fahrenkrog-Petersen und Wolfram Knauer. Jutta Raab Hansen
  • Der französische Liederzyklus von 1866 bis 1914. Entwicklungen und Strukturen. Von Ulrich Linke.  Christian Berger
  • Thematischer Katalog der Musikhandschriften (Signaturengruppe Mus. Hs.). Edited by Armin Brinzing. John McKean
  • Letters From a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten 1913–1976. Volume 5: 1958 –1965. Edited by Philip Reed and Mervyn Cooke. Susi Woodhouse
  • A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Manuscript Collection of the National Library of Greece. Byzantine Chant and other Music Repertory Recovered. By Diane H. Touliatos-Miles. Katy Romanou
  • Franz Schubert. Von Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen. Michael Lorenz
  • Charles Koechlin : compositeur et humaniste. Sous la direction de Philippe Cathé, Sylvie Douche et Michel Duchesneau Beat Föllmi
  • Haydn and His Contemporaries. Edited by Sterling E. Murray. Bryan Proksch

Volume 59/3, July – September 2012

Special Topic: Cataloguing.
Guest Editor: James P. Cassaro

  • Music Cataloguing—Where is it Headed?  James P. Cassaro
  • Cataloguing in 2012: On the Cusp of RDA  Jean Harden
  • RDA and Music Reference Services: What to Expect and What to Do Next  Stephen Henry
  • Music Cataloguing in Europe and RDA: Current Practises Challenged by New Rules  Anders Cato
  • Are We There Yet? Toward a Workable Controlled Vocabulary for Music  Mark McKnight


Volume 59/4, October – December 2012

Management Reports

  • Council Report Pia Shekhter
  • Treasurer’s Report Kathy Adamson

Ad-hoc Committees

  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Electronic Voting  Antony Gordon
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Electronic Fontes  Jutta Lambrecht
  • IAML Strategy Committee Antony Gordon
    Ad-Hoc Committee on the Restructuring of IAML Pia Shekhter

Professional Branches

  • Archives and Music Documentation Centres  Marie-Gabrielle Soret
  • Broadcasting and Orchestra Libraries  Nienke de Boer
  • Libraries in Music Teaching Institutions  Claire Kidwell / Johann Eekeloo
  • Public Libraries  Hanneke Kuiper
  • Research Libraries  Kerstin Carpvik

Subject Commissions

  • Bibliography  Rupert Ridgewell
  • Audio-Visual materials  Andrew Justice
  • Service and Training  Geoffrey Thomason
  • Cataloguing  Joseph Hafner
  • Sub-commission on UNIMARC  Isabelle Gauchet-Doris

Working Groups  

  • Access to Music Archives  Jon Bagüés / Inger Enquist
  • Access to Music Ephemera  Rupert Ridgewell
  • Creation of a Digital Collections Database Andrew Justice


  • Constitution  Richard Chesser
  • Copyright  Helen Faulkner
  • Information Technology  Antony Gordon
  • Outreach  Martie Severts
  • Programme  Stanisław Hrabia
  • Publications  Jutta Lambrecht

R-Projects and Other Collaborative Projects 

  • RISM Klaus Keil
  • RILM Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie
  • RIdIM Antonio Baldassare
  • RIPM H. Robert Cohen
  • ISMN Hartmut Walravens

National Reports

Corresponding Editors

  • Spain Jorge García García


  • Canada: Helmut Kallmann (1922-2012) Maria Calderisi
  • Poland: Bożena Elżbieta Wojnowska (1949-2012) Jolanta Byczkowska-Sztaba, Mariola Nałęcz
  • United Kingdom: Malcolm Turner (xxxx-2012) Richard Chesser
  • United States: Mary Wallace Davidson (1935-2012) Michael Ochs


  • A Descriptive Bibliography of Art Music by Israeli Composers. By Alice Tischler Diane M. Paige
  • A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Manuscript Collection of the National Library of Greece. Byzantine Chant and other Music Repertory Recovered. By Diane H. Touliatos-Miles. Katy Romanou
  • Albanian Traditional Music: An Introduction. By Spiro J. Shetuni. Alma Bejtullahu
  • Behind Bars: The Definitive Guide to Music Notation. By Elaine Gould. Stephen Chase
  • Bruckner Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen. Benjamin Korstvedt
  • C.P.E. Bach: The Complete Works: VII/1-3: Versuch über die wahre Art das Clavier zu spielen. Edited by Tobias Plebuch. Susan Wollenberg
  • The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt, Vol. 1: F. Chopin. Edited and translated by Janita R. Hall-Swadley. Clive Simmonds
  • Collectionner la musique. Vol. 1: Histoires d’une passion. Edité sous la direction de Denis Herlin, Catherine Massip, Jean Duron et Dinko Fabris John Wagstaff
  • Das große Handbuch der Oper. Von Heinz Wagner. Antonia Lange
  • Die verschwundenen Musiker: Jüdische Flüchtlinge in Australien. Von Albrecht Dümling. Jutta Raab Hansen
  • French Opera: A Short History. By Vincent Giroud Keith E. Clifton
  • Hugo Wolf Werkverzeichnis. Von Margret Jestremski. Irene Suchy
  • Jazz Books in the 1990s: An Annotated Bibliography. By Janice Leslie Hochstat Greenberg Aaron J. West
  • ‘Immer wieder werden mich thätige Geister verlocken’: Alma Mahler-Werfels Briefe an Alban Berg und seine Frau. Edited by Martina Steiger Claire Taylor-Jay
  • John Birchensha: Writings on Music. Edited by Christopher D.S. Field and Benjamin Wardhaugh Tim Eggington
  • Lexikon der musikalischen Form. Von Reinhard Amon, in Zusammenarbeit mit Gerold Gruber und Alfred Litschauer. William Drabkin
  • Luigi Russolo. La musica, la pittura, il pensiero. Nuove ricerche sugli scritti. A cura di Giuliano Bellorini, Anna Gasparotto, Franco Tagliapietra. Stefano Baldi
  • Nettl's Elephant: On the History of Ethnomusicology. By Bruno Nettl Kevin Dawe
  • Richard Wagner, Sämtliche Briefe, Band 19. Briefe des Jahres 1867. Hrsg. von Margret Jestremski Eva Rieger
  • Source: Music of the Avant Garde, 1966-1973. Larry Austin and Douglas Kahn, editors. Nilendra Gurusinghe, managing editor.
    Source Records 1-6: Music of the Avant-Garde, 1968-1971. John Schuster-Craig
  • Telemann und die Kirchenmusik. Bericht über die Internationale Wissenschaftliche Konferenz Magdeburg, 15. bis 17. März 2006, anlässlich der 18. Magdeburger Telemann-Festtage. Hrsg. von Carsten Lange und Brit Reipsch. Nina Eichholz
  • The Correspondence of Jean Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch, 1906-1939.  Edited and translated by Philip Ross Bullock. Bethany Lowe
  • The Early Years of Folk Music: Fifty Founders of the Tradition. By David Dicaire. Joe C. Clark
  • The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook. Edited by James Wierzbicki, Margaret Jones
  • There’s a Place for Us: The Musical Theatre Works of Leonard Bernstein. By Helen Smith. Paul Nash
  • William Boyce: A Tercentenary Sourcebook and Compendium. By Ian Bartlett and Robert J. Bruce. Matthias Range
  • The Song Cycle. Cambridge Introductions to Music. By Laura Tunbridge. Sophie Fuller


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