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Early Music Books Published in 2003

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Massimo Ossi. Diving the Oracle: Monteverdi's Seconda Prattica. 280 pages. University of Chicago Press 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
David Lasocki & Richard Griscom (eds.) The Recorder: A Research Guide. 528 pages. Routledge 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
Patricia Howard. Christoph Willibald Gluck: A Guide to Research. 256 pages. Routledge 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
Robert Palmieri (ed.) Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments, Volume 1: The Piano. 534 pages. Routledge 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
Alexander Silbiger. Keyboard Music Before 1700. Routledge 2003. 400 pages. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
William H. Youngren. C.P.E. Bach and the Rebirth of Strophic Song. Scarecrow Press 2003. 536 pages. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
Ian Woodfield. Salomon and the Burneys: Private Patronage and a Public Career. Includes "The Recruitment of Haydn: fact and legend." 90 pages. Ashgate, 2003. US | UK
Sylvie Bouissou & Herlin Dennis. Jean-Philippe Rameau: Catalogue thématique des oeuvres musicales. Volume 2, livrets. Details. 410 pages. CNRS 2003. The first of five volumes. FR | CA
Catherine Cessac. L'oeuvre de Daniel Danielis (1635-1696): Catalogue thématique. 256 pages. CNRS Editions 2003. FR
Daniel Heartz. Music in European Capitals: The Galant Style, 1720-1780. Review. 1078 pages. Norton, 2003. Details. US | UK | FR | DE | CA
Edward L. Kottick. A History of the Harpsichord. Review. Indiana University Press, 2003. 592 pages + CD (Track details). 193 b/w & 24 color photos, 17 figures. 7" x 10". US | UK
Christopher Hogwood (ed.) The Keyboard in Baroque Europe. Contents. Cambridge University Press. 2003. 275 pages. US | UK
Mimi S. Waitzman. Early Keyboard Instruments: The Benton Fletcher Collection at Fenton House. Comes with a CD of performances by Terence Charlston & booklet. 128 pages. National Trust 2003. US | UK
Martin Skowroneck. Cembaloau. Erfahrungen und Erkenntnisse aus der Werkstattpraxis. Bi-lingual, German / English book about harpsichord building. 272 pages. Bochinsky Verlag 2003. DE
Edmund Fairfax. The Styles of Eighteenth-century Ballet. 416 pages. Scarecrow Press, 2003. US | UK
W. Dean Sutcliffe. The Keyboard Sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti and Eighteenth Century Music Style. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 412 pages. US | UK
Downing A. Thomas. Aesthetics of Opera in the Ancien Régime: 1647-1785. Cambridge University Press. 320 pages. January 2003. "This is the first study to recognise the broad impact of opera in early-modern French culture. The author considers the use of operatic spectacle and music by Louis XIV as a vehicle for absolutism; the resistance of music to the aesthetic and political agendas of the time; and the long-term development of opera in eighteenth-century humanist culture. He argues that French opera moved away from the politics of the absolute monarchy in which it originated to address Enlightenment concerns with sensibility and feeling. The book combines close readings of significant seventeenth-century and eighteenth-century operatic works, circumstantial writings and theoretical works on theatre and opera, together with a measure of reception history. Thomas examines key works by Lully, Rameau, and Charpentier, among others, and extends his reach from the late seventeenth century to the end of the eighteenth." US | UK | CA
Anna Cattoretti (ed.) Giovanni Battista Sammartini and His Musical Environment. Abstract. 350 pages. Brepols 2003. US | UK
Geoffrey Burgess & Bruce Haynes. The Oboe. Details. 352 pages. 45 b/w & 20 color plates. Yale University Press, 2003. US | UK
Anne MacNeil. Music and Women of the Commedia dell'Arte in the Late Sixteenth Century. 372 pages. Oxford University Press 2003. Reviewed by Clifford Bartlett in Early Music Review 90:2-3 (May 2003). US | UK
Don Harrán. Salamone Rossi: Jewish Musician in Late Renaissance Mantua. 332 pages. Oxford University Press 2003. US | UK
Lewis Lockwood. Beethoven: the Music and the Life. 604 pages. Norton, 2003. Favorably reviewed by Clifford Bartlett in Early Music Review 90:5 (May 2003): "[I]t is gratifying to find a musicologist of Lockwood's distinction moving away from studies of sketches or detailed investigations into single works to view his subject's life and works as a whole." US | UK
Colin Timms. Polymath of the Baroque: The Life and Music of Agostino Steffani. Oxford University Press, 2003. 464 pages. US | UK
John A. Rice. Empress Marie Therese and Music at the Viennese Court, 1792-1807. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 350 pages. US | UK
Jeremy L. Smith. Thomas East and Music Publishing in Renaissance England. 256 pages. Oxford University Press, 2003. US | UK
Honey Meconi. Pierre de la Rue and the Musical Life at the Hapsburg-Burgundian Court. 420 pages. Oxford University Press, 2003. US | UK
Rachel Brown. The Early Flute: A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 128 pages. US | UK
Robert L. Kendrick. The Sounds of Milan, 1585-1650. Oxford University Press, 2003. 448 pages. US | UK
Jonathan E. Glixon. Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807. Oxford University Press, 2003. Chapter One online. 336 pages. US | UK
Leo Treitler. With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it was Made. Oxford University Press, 2003. 506 pages + music CD. US | UK
Marco Bizzarini. Luca Marenzio: The Career of a Musician Between the Renaissance and the Counter-Reformation. Translated by James Chater. c.552 pages. Details. Ashgate, 2003. US | UK
Katherine A. McIver. Art and Music in the Early Modern Period: Essays in Honor of Franca Trinchieri Camiz. 462 pages. Details. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
John Irving. Mozart's Piano Concertos. 296 pages. Details. Ashgate 2003. Reviewed at Early Music Review 88:4 (March 2003). US | UK
Christian Speck. Das italienische Oratorium 1625-1665: Musik und Dichtung. (Speculum Musicae No. 9.) Abstract. 524 pages plus CD-ROM containing 600 pages of 99 edited Roman librettos. Brepols Publishers NV, 2003. US | UK | DE
Elizabeth Eva Leach. Machaut's Music: New Interpretations. Boydell Press. November 2003. 320 pages. US | UK
Martin Geck. Bach. Life & Times Series. 176 pages. Translated by Krishna Winston. Trafalgar Square 2003. US | UK
Hugh Benham. John Taverner: His life and music. 352 pages. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
Christopher R. Wilson (ed.) A New Way of Making Fowre Parts in Counterpoint by Thomas Campion & Rules How to Compose by Giovanni Coprario. Music Theory in Britain 1500-1700: Critical Editions. c.104 pages. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
Sean Gallagher, James Haar, John Nadas & Timothy Striplin (eds.) Western Plainchant in the First Millenium. 528 pages + CD-ROM. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
David A. Bjork, edited by Richard L. Crocker. The Aquitanian Kyrie Repertory of the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries. 394 pages. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
Ian Payne. The Almain in Britain c.1549-c.1675: A Dance Manual from Manuscript Sources. 290 pages. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
Anthony J. Harper. German Secular Song-Books of the Mid-Seventeenth Century: An examination of the texts in collections of songs published in the German-language area between 1624 and 1660. 364 pages. Ashgate 2003. Reviewed by Peter Branscombe in Early Music Review 92:4 (July 2003). US | UK
Joseph Groocock, edited by Yo Tomita. Fugal Composition: A Guide to the Study of Bach's "48". 310 pages. Greenwood Press 2003. US | UK
Simon P. Keefe (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Mozart. 292 pages. Cambridge University Press 2003. US | UK
Hans Lenneberg. On the Publishing and Dissemination of Music, 1500-1850. Pendragon Press 2003. US | UK
Helen Geyer & Thomas Radecke. Aufbrücke und Fluchtwege: Musik in Weimar um 1800. 224 pages. Böhlau, Köln 2003. DE
Macht der Gefühle: 350 Jahre Oper in München. 1653-2003. 368 pages, more than 60 illustrations.  Henschel Verlag, Berlin, 2003. DE
Monika Mertl & Milan Turkovič. Die seltsamsten Wiener der Welt: Nikolaus Harnoncourt und sein Concentus Musicus. 150 pages. Residenz 2003. DE
Sabine M. Gruber. Unmöglichkeiten sind die schönsten Möglichkeiten. Die Sprachbilderwelt des Nikolaus Harnoncourt. 128 pages. Residenz 2003. DE
John Cannell. William Smith: Preces, Festal Psalms, and Verse Anthems. A-R Editions 2003. US | UK
Robert Lewis Marshall (ed.) Eighteenth Century Keyboard Music. 448 pages. Routledge. 2nd edition 2003. US | UK
Richard Seraphinoff, Raymond Parks & Robert Barclay. Making a Natural Trumpet: an Illustrated Workshop Guide. 29 pages, 53 color illustrations. Edinburgh Collection of Historical Musical Instruments. 2003. Details. UK
Richard Turbet (ed.) Music Librarianship in the United Kingdom: Fifty years of the United Kingdom branch of the International Association of Music Libraries. 377 pages. Ashgate 2003. US | UK
Andrew McCrea & Anna Frisk (eds.) The Nordic Baltic Organ Book.  292 pages. GOArt 2003. Details in the Organ Historical Society Catalog.
Joel Speerstra (ed.) The North German Organ Research Project at Göteborg University. 376 pages + CD-ROM. GOArt 2003. Project to create a new "Schnitger" organ in Göteborg. Details in the Organ Historical Society Catalog.
Sverker Jullander (ed.) GOArt Research Reports, Vol. 3. 197 pages. GOArt 2003. A collection of seven articles in English. Details in the Organ Historical Society Catalog.
Candace Lea Bailey. Seventeenth-Century British Keyboard Sources. 169 pages. Harmonie Park Press 2003. US | UK
Paul F. Rice. The Solo Cantata in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Thematic Catalog. 484 pages. Harmonie Park Press 2003. US | UK
Laurent Guillo. Pierre I Ballard et Robert III Ballard: imprimeurs du roy pour la musique (1599-1673). Mardaga (Liége) 2003. 2 volumes, 1550 pages. (In French). Details.
Peter Williams. The Life of Bach. 228 pages. Cambridge University Press 2003. US | UK
Lynn Matluck Brooks. The Art of Dancing in Seventeenth-Century Spain: Juan de Esquivel Navarro and His World. 332 pages. Bucknell University Press 2003. Includes a translation of Navarro's Discursos sobre el arte del danzado (Seville: 1642). US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP

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