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AMIS Journal

AMIS Journal

AMIS Journal Book Reviews Indexed by Title

Volume 1 (1975) through Volume 32 (2006)

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The Acoustic Guitar: Adjustment, Care, Maintenance and Repair. Don E. Teeter. Reviewed by H. E. Hutting II. 3 (1977): 134–36.

Acquired of the Angels: The Lives and Works of Master Guitar Makers John D’Angelico and James L. D’Aquisto. Paul William Schmidt. Reviewed by Charles F. McGovern. 24 (1998): 154–56.

Adolphe Sax (1814–1894): Sa vie, son oevre et ses instruments de musique. Malou Haine. Reviewed by Carolyn Bryant. 9 (1983): 132–35.

Alte Meistergeigen: Beschreibungen, Expertisen, vols. 5–8. Adolf Heinrich König, ed. Reviewed by Myron Rosenblum. 12 (1986): 166–67.

Alte Musikinstrumente aus niederbayerischen Werkstätten. Konrad Ruhland. Reviewed by William E. Hettrick. 8 (1982): 111–16.

Alte Musikinstrumente in Basel / Instruments de musique anciens à Bâle / Ancient Musical Instruments in Basle. Walter Nef. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 3 (1977): 132–34.

The Amateur Wind Instrument Maker. Trevor Robinson. Reviewed by Laura E. Beha. 1 (1975):126–27.

American Guitars: An Illustrated History. Tom Wheeler. Reviewed by Nancy Groce. 11 (1985): 187–89.

American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Laurence Libin. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 13 (1987): 110–13.

The American Reed Organ and the Harmonium: A Treatise on Its History, Restoration and Tuning, with Descriptions of Some Outstanding Collections, Including a Stop Dictionary and a Directory of Reed Organs. Robert F. Gellerman. Reviewed by Allison Alcorn-Oppedahl. 25 (1999): 148–51.

America’s Instrument: The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century. Philip F. Gura and James F. Bollman. Reviewed by André Larson. 27 (2001): 195–98.

Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer. Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco. Reviewed by Randy Westbrook. 32 (2006): 175–79.

Ancient Egyptian Musical Instruments. Lise Manniche. Reviewed by Martha Maas. 4 (1978): 119–21.

Antichi strumenti in un moderno museo: Museo Nazionale Strumenti Musicali—Roma, 2d ed. Luise Cervelli. Reviewed by Darcy Kuronen. 15 (1989): 119–21.

Art Institute of Chicago. Margareth Owens with Terence Ford, ed. Reviewed by Carolyn Bryant. 16 (1990): 197–201.

The Art of Music: American Paintings & Musical Instruments, 1770–1910. William Salzillo, ed. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 11 (1985): 176–79.

Aux Origines du Musée de la Musique: Les Collections instrumentales du Conservatoire de Paris, 1793–1993. Florence Gétreau. Reviewed by André P. Larson. 25 (1999): 133–36.

Bach’s Continuo Group: Players and Practices in His Vocal Works. Laurence Dana Dreyfus. Reviewed by Gordon Sandford. 15 (1989): 125–27.

Bagpipes and Tunings. Theodor H. Podnos. Reviewed by J. Richard Haefer. 2 (1976): 102–03.

The Bagpipe: The History of a Musical Instrument. Francis Collinson. Reviewed by Shelley Gruskin. 4 (1978): 141–43.

Bands: The Brass Band Movement in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Trevor Herbert, ed. Reviewed by S. Frederick Starr. 19 (1993): 112–13.

The Baroque Double Bass Violone. Alfred Planyavsky. Reviewed by Shanon P. Zusman. 26 (2000): 238–42.

The Bassanos: Venetian Musicians and Instrument Makers in England, 1531–1665. David Lasocki, with Roger Prior Reviewed by Giulio M. Ongaro. 23 (1997): 158–61.

The Bate Collection of Historical Wind Instruments: Catalogue of the Instruments. Anthony Baines. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 5–6 (1979–80): 216–17.

Beiträge zum historischen Cembalobau. Hubert Henkel. Reviewed by Howard J. Serwer. 9 (1983): 125–28.

The Brussels Museum of Musical Instruments Bulletin, vol. 4. René de Maeyer, ed. Reviewed by R. Peter Wolf. 5–6 (1979–80): 176–79.

The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments. Trevor Herbert and John Wallace, editors. Reviewed by John Q. Ericson. 25 (1999): 151–54.

The Cambridge Companion to the Cello. Robin Stowell, editor. Reviewed by Brenda Neece. 27 (2001): 208–12.

The Cambridge Companion to the Organ. Nicholas Thistlethwaite and Geoffrey Webber, editors. Reviewed by Arthur P. Lawrence. 26 (2000): 228–31.

The Cambridge Companion to the Piano. David Rowland, editor. Reviewed by Stephen Siek. 26 (2000): 221–24.

The Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp Collection of Musical Instruments: Descriptive Catalogue. Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp and John Henry van der Meer. Reviewed by Lloyd P. Farrar. 9 (1983): 112–17.

The Care of Historic Musical Instruments. Robert L. Barclay, editor. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 25 (1999): 157–60.

Catalogo degli strumenti musicali dell’ Accademia Filarmonica di Verona. John Henry van der Meer and Rainer Weber. Reviewed by R. M. Rosenbaum. 10 (1984): 120–23.

Catching the Tune: Music and William Sidney Mount. Janice Gray Armstrong, ed. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 11 (1985): 176–79.

Cavaillé-Coll and the Musicians. Fenner Douglass. Reviewed by Charles Ferguson. 8 (1982): 102–04.

The Cello. Elizabeth Cowling. Reviewed by Mary Cyr. 4 (1978): 136–38.

C. F. Martin and His Guitars, 1796–1873. Philip F. Gura. Reviewed by Darcy Kuronen. 31 (2005): 187–91.

A Checklist of European Harps. Laurence Libin. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 7 (1981): 116–18.

A Checklist of Keyboard Instruments at the Smithsonian Institution. 2d ed. J. Scott Odell, and Cynthia Adams Hoover, eds. Reviewed by John Henry van der Meer. 5–6 (1979–80): 179–82.

A Checklist of Pianos: Musical Instrument Collection Haags Gemeentemuseum. Clemens von Gleich. Reviewed by Thomas Masinter. 15 (1989): 121–22.

A Checklist of Viole da gambe (Viols). William L. Monical. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 7 (1981): 116–18.

Chinese Musical Instruments. Alan R. Thrasher. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 28 (2002): 211–15.

The Clarinet in the Classical Period. Albert R. Rice. Reviewed by Deborah Check Reeves. 31 (2005): 199–202.

Clarinette: Méthodes et Traités, Dictionnaires. Philippe Lescat and Jean Saint-Arroman, editors. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 28 (2002): 234–38.

The Classical Mandolin. Paul Sparks. Reviewed by Ann Viles. 23 (1997): 164–66.

Clavicembali e spinette dal XVI al XIX secolo: Collezione L. F. Tagliavini. Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, and John Henry van der Meer. Reviewed by Edward L. Kottick. 14 (1988): 174–77.

The Clavichord. Bernard Brauchli. Reviewed by Richard Troeger. 26 (2000): 224–28.

The Collection of Musical Instruments [at the Kunitachi College of Music Research Institute, Tokyo]. Sumi Gunji, Kazue Nakamizo, Miki Ito, and Mayumi Okada, eds. Reviewed by Peter H. Adams. 17 (1991): 145–46.

The Complete Luthier’s Library: A Useful International Critical Bibliography for the Maker and Connoisseur of Stringed and Plucked Instruments. Roberto Regazzi, comp. Reviewed by Ann Viles. 19 (1993): 109–11.

Concerning the Flute: Ten Articles about Flute Literature, Flute Playing, Flute Making, and Flutists. Rien de Reede, ed. Reviewed by Jane P. Ambrose. 12 (1986): 167–70.

The Crumhorn and Other Renaissance Windcap Instruments. Barra Boydell. Reviewed by Kenton T. Meyer. 9 (1983): 133–42.

The Crumhorn: Its History, Design, Repertory, and Technique. Kenton Terry Meyer. Reviewed by Herbert W. Myers. 10 (1984): 134–38.

Der Csakan und seine Musik: Wiener Musikleben im frühen 19. Jahrhundert, dargestellt am Beispiel einer Spazierstockblockflöte. Marianne Betz. Reviewed by William Hettrick. 21 (1995): 101–04.

Dangerous Curves: The Art of the Guitar. Darcy Kuronen. Reviewed by Jeremy Tubbs. 28 (2002): 220–22.

De Clavicordio II: Proceedings of the International Clavichord Symposium = Atti del Congresso Internazionale sul Clavicordo: Magnano, 21–23 September 1995. Bernard Brauchli, Susan Brauchli, and Alberto Galazzo, editors. Reviewed by Edward L. Kottick. 24 (1998): 164–69.

A Description and History of the Pianoforte and of the Older Keyboard Stringed Instruments. Alfred J. Hipkins. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 5–6 (1979–80): 182–84.

The Development of the Modern Flute. Nancy Toff. Reviewed by Jane P. Ambrose. 8 (1982): 108–11.

The Development of the Modern Violin, 1775–1825: The Rise of the French School. John Huber. Reviewed by John Moran. 28 (2002): 222–27.

Dictionnaire des facteurs d’instruments de musique en Wallonie et à Bruxelles du 9e siècle à nos jours. Malou Haine and Nicolas Meeùs, eds. Reviewed by Barbara Owen. 14 (1988): 164–67.

The Didjeridu: From Arnhem Land to Internet. Karl Neuenfeldt, editor. Reviewed by J. Kenneth Moore. 27 (2001): 188–91.

Directory of Contemporary Musical Instrument Makers. Susan Caust Farrell, Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 10 (1984): 119–20.

The Duduk and National Identity in Armenia. Andy Nercessian. Reviewed by J. Kenneth Moore. 32 (2006): 183–86.

Early American Brass Makers. Robert E. Eliason. Reviewed by Robert E. Sheldon. 7 (1981): 114–16.

The Early Flute. John Solum. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 20 (1994): 126–28.

The Early Guitar: A History and Handbook. James Tyler. Reviewed by Clare Callahan. 9 (1983): 130–32.

The Early History of the Viol. Ian Woodfield. Reviewed by John E. Sawyer. 13 (1987): 121–25.

Early Keyboard Instruments in European Museums. Edward L. Kottick and George Lucktenberg. Reviewed by Darcy Kuronen. 24 (1998): 169–72.

The Early Mandolin. James Tyler and Paul Sparks. Reviewed by Patrick Snowden Marshall. 17 (1991): 157–58.

Early Percussion Instruments from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. James Blades and Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Edmund A. Bowles. 4 (1978): 125–30.

The Early Piano. C. F. Colt. Reviewed by Frederick K. Gable. 8 (1982): 99–102.

The Eddy Collection of Musical Instruments: A Checklist. Edwin M. Good. Reviewed by James M. Borders. 14 (1988): 168–71.

Éléments d’acoustique musicale et instrumentale: Comprenant l’examen de la construction théorique de tous les instruments de musique en usage dans l’orchestre moderne, 2d ed. Victor-Charles Mahillon. Reviewed by John W. Coltman. 11 (1985): 179–82.

The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760. Bruce Haynes. Reviewed by Susan E. Thompson. 29 (2003): 245–49.

Europäische Musikinstrumente im Bernischen Historischen Museum: Die Sammlung als Spiegel bernischer Musikkultur. Brigitte Bachman-Geiser. Reviewed by Beth Bullard. 29 (2003): 266–70.

European and American Wind and Percussion Instruments: Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, University of Michigan. James M. Borders. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 15 (1989): 133–37.

The European Organ 1450–1850. Peter Williams. Reviewed by Arthur Lawrence. 9 (1983): 128–30.

The Evolution of Javanese Gamelan. Book 1, Music of the Roaring Sea. Mantle Hood. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 11 (1985): 192–95.

The Evolution of Javanese Gamelan. Book 2, The Legacy of the Roaring Sea. Mantle Hood. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 12 (1986): 158–61.

The Evolution of Javanese Gamelan. Book 3, Paragon of the Roaring Sea. Mantle Hood. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 17 (1991): 162.

Extant Medieval Musical Instruments: A Provisional Catalogue by Types. Frederick Crane. Reviewed by Edwin M. Ripin. 1 (1975):131–33.

Five Lectures on the Acoustics of the Piano. Anders Askenfelt, ed. Reviewed by Edward L. Kottick. 18 (1992): 124–31.

Il Flauto dolce: revista semestrale per lo studio e la pratica della musica antica. Giancarlo Ristirolla, ed. Reviewed by Herbert W. Myers. 17 (1991): 146–49.

Flentrop in America: An Account of the Work and Influence of the Dutch Organ Builder D. A. Flentrop in the United States, 1939–1977. John Fesperman. Reviewed by Barbara Owen. 10 (1984): 123–25.

The Flute. Ardal Powell. Reviewed by Jane M. Bowers. 29 (2003): 237–44.

The Flute Book: A Complete Guide for Students and Performers. Nancy Toff. Reviewed by Jane P. Ambrose. 13 (1987): 126–28.

La flûte traversiere à une clef. M. Castellengo, F. Drouin, and P. Sechet. Reviewed by John W. Coltman. 8 (1982): 105–08.

Folk Musical Instruments of Turkey. Laurence Picken. Reviewed by Karl Signell. 5–6 (1979–80): 171–76.

4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of 200 Makers in International Collections. Phillip T. Young Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 21 (1995): 98–101.

Francis Johnson (1792–1844): A Study in 19th Century Military and Terpsichorean Music History. Arthur LaBrew. Reviewed by Robert E. Eliason. 2 (1976): 101–02.

The Frick Collection, New York. Elliot Hurwitt with Terence Ford, ed. Reviewed by Carolyn Bryant. 16 (1990): 197–201.

Geigenlacke: Wissenwertes über Harze und Grundstoffe für Geigenlacke sowie Ratschläge zur Lackierung. Josef and Reiner Hammerl, eds. Reviewed by Lee Brentlinger. 20 (1994): 122.

Gellerman’s International Reed Organ Atlas, second edition. Robert R. [i.e., F.] Gellerman. Reviewed by Allison Alcorn–Oppedahl. 25 (1999): 148–51.

Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg. Flöten- und Rohrblattinstrumente bis 1750: Beschreibender Katalog. Martin Kirnbauer. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 22 (1996): 128–32.

Die geschichtliche Entwicklung der kleinen Flötentypen und ihre Verwendung in der Musik des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts. Lenz Meierott. Reviewed by Jane Bowers. 3 (1977): 125–29.

Giraffes, Black Dragons, and Other Pianos. Edwin M. Good. Reviewed by Maribel Meisel. 11 (1985): 182–85.

Giraffes, Black Dragons, and Other Pianos: A Technological History from Cristofori to the Modern Concert Grand, 2nd edition. Edwin M. Good. Reviewed by Edward L. Kottick. 28 (2002): 230–34.

The Glen Account Book: 1838–1853. Arnold Myers, ed. Reviewed by Susan Berdahl. 15 (1989): 131–33.

Graves & Company: Musical Instrument Makers. Robert E. Eliason. Reviewed by Robert Austin Warner. 3 (1977): 131–32.

Great Flute Makers of France: The Lot and Godfroy Families, 1650–1900. Tula Giannini. Reviewed by Ardal Powell. 23 (1997): 153–58.

Great Guitars. Robert Shaw. Reviewed by Charles F. McGovern. 24 (1998): 154–56.

Greek Popular Musical Instruments, Engl. transl. by Christopher N. W. Klint. Fivos Anoyanakis. Reviewed by Margaret Anne Downie. 9 (1983): 118–21.

Das Grosse Buch vom Posthorn. Albert Hiller. Reviewed by Ralph Dudgeon. 14 (1988): 181–84.

Guitar and Vihuela: An Annotated Bibliography. Meredith Alice McCutcheon. Reviewed by Gary R. Moege. 15 (1989): 127–29.

Haags Gemeentemuseum: Over het ontstaan van de Muziekafdeling: Portret van de Verzameling-Scheurleer. Clemens von Gleich. Reviewed by James M. Borders. 14 (1988): 168–71.

Hamburg’s Role in Northern European Organ Building. Gustav Fock. Reviewed by Jane Shatkin Hettrick. 26 (2000): 231–35.

The Hammered Dulcimer in America: A History. Paul M. Gifford. Reviewed by Nancy Groce. 30 (2004): 172–75.

Handbook of Instrumentation. Andrew Stiller. Reviewed by Herbert W. Myers. 14 (1988): 161–64.

De harp in de mideleeuwen: Studies naar de symbolick van een muziekinstrument. Martin van Schaik. Reviewed by Linda Simonson. 17 (1991): 152–56.

The Harpsichord and its Repertoire: Proceedings of the International Harpsichord Symposium, Utrecht 1990. Pieter Dirksen, editor. Reviewed by Arthur Lawrence. 23 (1997): 151–53.

The Historical Harpsichord: A Monograph Series in Honor of Frank Hubbard, [vol.1]. Howard Schott, ed. Reviewed by Howard Serwer. 12 (1986): 163–65.

The Historical Harpsichord: A Monograph Series in Honor of Frank Hubbard, vol. 3. Howard Schott, ed. Reviewed by Edward L. Kottick. 20 (1994): 123–25.

The Historical Harpsichord: A Monograph Series in Honor of Frank Hubbard, vol. 4. Howard Schott, editor. Reviewed by Kenneth Mobbs. 29 (2003): 260–63.

Historical Lute Construction. Robert Lundberg. Reviewed by Kenneth Bé. 29 (2003): 234–37.

Historic Musical Instruments in the Edinburgh University Collection: Catalogue of the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. Arnold Myers, editor. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 25 (1999): 136–39.

A History of the Harpsichord. Edward L. Kottick. Reviewed by John R. Watson. 32 (2006): 167–72.

A History of the Lute from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Douglas Alton Smith. Reviewed by Kenneth Bé. 29 (2003): 234–37.

The History of the Organ in the United States. Orpha Ochse. Reviewed by John Fesperman. 3 (1977): 129–31.

Holz als Rohstoff für den Musikinstrumentenbau, Hans Georg Richter. Reviewed by John Koster. 17 (1991): 163–69.

Die Holzblasinstrumente im Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum / Woodwind Instruments of the Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum. Phillip T. Young. Reviewed by Michael Finkelman. 25 (1999): 139–43.

The Hoogsteder Exhibition of Music and Painting in the Golden Age. Edwin Buijsen and Louis Peter Grijp, et al. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 23 (1997): 166–69.

The Hurdy-Gurdy in Eighteenth-Century France. Robert A. Green. Reviewed by Carolyn W. Simons. 24 (1998): 148–51.

L’iconographie musicale sous les rois Bourbons: La musique dans les arts plastiques (XVIIe–XVIIIe siècles). A.-P. de Mirimonde. Reviewed by Richard D. Leppert. 5–6 (1979–80): 166–71.

The Instrument Catalogues of Leopoldo Franciolini. Edwin M. Ripin. Reviewed by R. M. Rosenbaum. 1 (1975):127–29.

Instruments à claviers—expressivité et flexibilité sonore / Keyboard Instruments—Flexibility of Sound and Expression.Thomas Steiner, ed. Reviewed by Edwin M. Good. 32 (2006): 172–75.

Instruments de musique et musiciens instrumentistes chez les Teda du Tibesti. Monique Brandily. Reviewed by Darius L. Thieme. 5–6 (1979–80): 207–10.

Instruments of Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand, and Tibet. Thomas E. Cross. Reviewed by Robert Washburn, 11 (1985): 174–76.

Instruments of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. David Munrow. Reviewed by Bruce Bellingham. 4 (1978): 121–25.

International Directory of Musical Instrument Collections. Jean Jenkins, ed. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 5–6 (1979–80): 213–15.

The Italian Viola da Gamba: Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Italian Viola da Gamba. Susan Orlando, editor. Reviewed by Tina Chancey. 31 (2005): 191–95.

Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des tiroler Meisters 1617–1683. Walter Senn and Karl Roy. Reviewed by Laurence C. Witten II. 15 (1989): 123–25.

Jakob Stainer und seine Zeit: Tagungsbericht. Walter Salmen, ed. Reviewed by Laurence C. Witten II. 13 (1987): 118–21.

Japanese Musical Instruments. Hugh de Ferranti. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 28 (2002): 211–15.

Javanese Gamelan. Jennifer Lindsay. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 9 (1983): 122–23.

Katalog des Musikinstrumenten-Museums der Karl-Marx-Universität, Leipzig. Vol. 1, Flöten; Vol. 3, Trompeten, Posaunen, Tuben. Herbert Heyde. Reviewed by Lloyd P. Farrar. 9 (1983): 112–17.

Keyboard Instruments in Eighteenth Century Vienna. Richard Maunder. Reviewed by Kathryn Shanks Libin. 26 (2000): 214–18.

Keyboard Instruments: Studies in Keyboard Organology, 1500–1800. Edwin M. Ripin. Reviewed by R. Peter Wolf. 5–6 (1979–80): 190–92.

Keyed Brass Instruments in the Arne B. Larson Collection. Gary M. Stewart. Reviewed by Lloyd P. Farrar. 9 (1983): 135–37.

The Keyed Bugle. Ralph T. Dudgeon. Reviewed by S. Frederick Starr. 20 (1994): 128–30.

The Keyed Flute by Johann George Tromlitz. Ardal Powell, editor [and translator].Reviewed by Peter H. Bloom. 24 (1998): 160–64.

The Keyed Trumpet and Its Greatest Virtuoso, Anton Weidinger. Reine Dahlqvist. Reviewed by Robert E. Eliason. 2 (1976): 101.

Kiel-klaviere: Cembali, Spinette, Virginale: Bestandskatalog. John Henry van der Meer, Martin Elste, and Gunther Wagner. Reviewed by Howard Schott. 20 (1994): 116–19.

Kulturgeschichte des Horns: Ein Bildsachbuch / A Pictorial History of the Horn. Bernhard Brüchle and Kurt Janetzky. Reviewed by Robert E. Eliason. 5–6 (1979–80): 203–05.

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Klangführer durch die Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente. Gerhard Stradner, et al. Reviewed by Frederick Crane. 22 (1996): 133–35.

The Last Trumpet: A History of the English Slide Trumpet. Art Brownlow. Reviewed by Robert E. Eliason. 24 (1998): 157–59.

The Lira da Braccio. Sterling Scott Jones. Reviewed by Tina Chancey. 24 (1998): 151–53.

The Lute in Britain: A History of the Instrument and its Music. Matthew Spring. Reviewed by James Tyler. 29 (2003): 230–34.

Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord 1440–1840, third edition, edited by Charles Mould.Donald H. Boalch. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 23 (1997): 147–51.

Makers of the Piano, Volume 2: 1820–1860. Martha Clinkscale. Reviewed by Edwin M. Good. 27 (2001): 198–200.

Making Early Percussion Instruments. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Edmund A. Bowles. 4 (1978): 128–30.

Manufacturing the Muse: Estey Organs and Consumer Culture in Victorian America. Dennis G. Waring. Reviewed by Darcy Kuronen. 30 (2004): 175–79.

Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making (1620–1850): Important Stringed Instruments from the Collection at the Royal Academy of Music, 2nd edition. David Rattray. Reviewed by Benjamin Hebbert. 28 (2002): 228–30.

Matière et Musique’: The Cluny Encounter (Proceedings of the European Encounter on Instrument Making and Restoration). Chaire Chevallier, Jos van Immerseel, et al., editors. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 28 (2002): 241–45.

Med Piber og Basuner, Skalmeye og Fiol: Musikinstrumenter i Norge ca. 1600–1800 [With pipes and trombones, shawm and fiddle: musical instruments in Norway ca. 1600–1800]. Bjørn Aksdal. Reviewed by John G. Johnstone. 9 (1983): 124–25.

Metallblasinstrumente, 2d ed. Heinz Bahnert, Theodor Herzberg, and Herbert Schramm. Reviewed by George R. Hunter. 15 (1989): 129–31.

Microsoft Musical Instruments. Reviewed by Frederick Crane. 21 (1995): 105–08.

Moog: A Documentary Film. Hans Fjellestad.Reviewed by Randy Westbrook. 32 (2006): 175–79.

Musica Asiatica, vol. 4. Laurence Picken, ed. Reviewed by Robert Washburn. 12 (1986): 161–63.

Musica Instrumentalis: Zeitschrift für Organologie. Ausgabe 1 (1998); Band 2 (1999). Frank P. Bär, editor. Reviewed by William Hettrick. 27 (2001): 212–15.

Musical Acoustics: Piano and Wind Instruments. Earle L. Kent, ed. Reviewed by John W. Coltman. 5–6 (1979–80): 200–03.

Musical Ensembles in Festival Books, 1500–1800: An Iconographical and Documentary Survey. Edmund A. Bowles. Reviewed by Margaret Downie Banks. 16 (1990): 180–85.

Musica: Les instruments de musique dans les collections belges / Musical Instruments in Belgian Collections / Muziek-instrumenten in Belgische versammlungen. Malou Haine. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 17 (1991): 140–45.

Musical Instrument Collections: Catalogues and Cognate Literature. James Coover. Reviewed by James M. Borders. 12 (1986): 156–58.

Musical Instrument Collections in the British Isles. Clifford Bevan, ed. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 18 (1992): 106–09.

Musical Instrument Makers of New York: A Directory of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Urban Craftsmen. Nancy Groce. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 18 (1992): 103–06.

Musical Instruments. Joyce Smar, Michaelene Gorney, and Jane Vial. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 7 (1981): 116–18.

Musical Instruments from the Tomb of Tut’ankhamun. Lise Manniche. Reviewed by Martha Maas. 4 (1978): 119–21.

Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music.
Murray Campbell, Clive Greated, and Arnold Myers. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 32 (2006): 186–90.

Musical Instruments in the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection at the Library of Congress: A Catalog. Vol. 1, Recorders, Fifes, and Simple System Transverse Flutes of One Key. Michael Seyfrit. Reviewed by Beth Bullard. 10 (1984): 128–31.

Musical Instruments in the 1851 Exhibition: A Transcription of the Entries of Musical Interest from the Official Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Art and Industry of All Nations, with Additional Material from Contemporary Sources. Peter and Ann Mactaggart, eds. Reviewed by Carolyn Bryant. 14 (1988): 171–74.

Musical Instruments in the Metropolitan Museum. Laurence Libin. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 7 (1981): 116–18.

Musical Instruments of the Bible. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Beth Bullard. 31 (2005): 183–87.

Musical Instruments of the South American Indians. Karl Gustav Izikowitz. Reviewed by Isabel Aretz. 2 (1976): 98–100.

The Music and History of the Baroque Trumpet before 1721. Don L. Smithers. Reviewed by Robert Eliason. 1 (1975): 129–30.

The Music and History of the Baroque Trumpet before 1721, 2nd ed. Don L. Smithers. Reviewed by Ralph Dudgeon. 16 (1990): 188–91.

Music at Auction: Puttick and Simpson (of London), 1794–1971. James Coover. Reviewed by Michael C. Finkelman. 17 (1991): 137–40.

Musikinstrumente: Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. John Henry van der Meer. Reviewed by Frederick B. Crane. 13 (1987): 107–10.

Musique • Images • Instruments: Revue française d’organologie et d’iconographie musicale. Volume 1 (1995): Innovations et traditions dans la vie musicale française au XIXe siècle. Volume 2 (1996): Aspects de la vie musicale au XVIIe siècle. Reviewed by Robert A. Green. 24 (1998): 146–48.

The National Gallery of Art, Washington. Terence Ford, comp. and ed. Reviewed by Carolyn Bryant. 16 (1990): 197–201.

Het Nederlandse huisorgel in de 17de en 18de eeuw. Arend Jan Gierveld. Reviewed by Dale Carr. 7 (1981): 111–14.

The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments. Stanley Sadie, ed. Reviewed by Cecil Adkins. 12 (1986): 149–51; reviewed by Margaret Downie Banks. 12 (1986): 151–56; reviewed by Frederick K. Gable. 13 (1987): 113–16.

A New History of the Organ, from the Greeks to the Present Day. Peter Williams. Reviewed by Barbara Owen. 7 (1981): 102–08.

The New Langwill Index: A Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers and Inventors. William Waterhouse. Reviewed by Albert Rice. 21 (1995): 94–97.

The Oboe. Geoffrey Burgess and Bruce Haynes. Reviewed by Samantha Owens. 31 (2005): 195–99.

The Ojibwa Dance Drum: Its History and Construction. ThomasVennum, Jr. Reviewed by Robert Washburn. 14 (1988): 184–87.

On Concepts and Classifications of Musical Instruments. Margaret J. Kartomi. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 19 (1993): 113–14.

On Playing the Flute, 2d ed., transl. with notes by Edward R. Reilly. Johann Joachim Quantz. Reviewed by Beth Bullard. 14 (1988): 177–81.

The Organ-Builder, Engl. transl. by Charles Ferguson. François Bédos de Celles. Reviewed by Fenner Douglass. 5–6 (1979–80): 193–97.

The Organ in New England: An Account of Its Use and Manufacture to the End of the Nineteenth Century. Barbara Owen. Reviewed by Arthur Lawrence. 7 (1981): 99–102.

Organs in Mexico. John Fesperman. Reviewed by Arthur Lawrence. 8 (1982): 104–05.

Das Österreichische Cembalo: 600 Jahre Cembalobau in Österreich. Alfons Huber, ed.. Reviewed by Howard Schott. 30 (2004): 179–83.

Oude klavecimbels: hun bouw en restauratie (Old Harpsichords: Their Construction and Restoration). Wouter Scheurwater and Rob van Acht. Reviewed by R. Peter Wolf. 5–6 (1979–80): 192–93.

Percussion Instruments and Their History, rev. ed. James Blades. Reviewed by Joseph H. Howard. 11 (1985): 190–91.

The Piano: A History. Cyril Ehrlich. Reviewed by Keith G. Grafing. 4 (1978): 114–16.

The Piano: A Pictorial Account of Its Ancestry and Development. Helen Rice Hollis. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 5–6 (1979–80): 184–87.

The Piano. Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments, Vol. 1. Robert Palmieri, editor, with Margaret W. Palmieri. Reviewed by Bruce Carlson. 22 (1996): 132–33.

The Pianoforte in the Classical Era. Michael Cole. Reviewed by Martha Novak Clinkscale. 26 (2000): 218–21.

The Piano Handbook. Ian McCombie. Reviewed by Andris K. Chapin. 7 (1981): 118–21.

The Piano in America, 1890–1940. Craig H. Roell. Reviewed by Darcy Kuronen. 16 (1990): 186–88.

Piano Roles: Three Hundred Years of Life with the Piano. James Parakilas et al. Reviewed by Howard Schott. 27 (2001): 200–05.

A Pictorial History of Civil War Era Musical Instruments and Military Bands. Robert Garofalo and Mark Elrod. Reviewed by Robert E. Eliason. 12 (1986): 173–76.

The Pierpont Morgan Library: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. Terence Ford and Andrew Green. Reviewed by Carolyn Bryant. 16 (1990): 197–201.

Play the Viol: The Complete Guide to Playing the Treble, Tenor, and Bass Viol. Alison Crum with Sonia Jackson. Reviewed by M. Alexandra Eddy. 17 (1991): 149–52.

“Pleasing for Our Use”: David Tannenberg and the Organs of the Moravians. Carol A. Traupman-Carr, editor. Reviewed by Arthur P. Lawrence. 27 (2001): 206–08.

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The Proud Bassoon. William Waterhouse. Reviewed by Beverley Ervine. 11 (1985): 189–90.

The Psaltery: An Annotated Audio-visual Review of Different Types of Psaltery. Nelly van Ree Bernard. Reviewed by Becky Blackley. 17 (1991): 158–61.

The Rebec: An Orthographic and Iconographic Study. Margaret Anne Downie. Reviewed by Cecil D. Adkins. 11 (1985): 186–87.

The Recorder: A Guide to Writings about the Instrument for Players and Researchers. Richard Griscom and David Lasocki. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 23 (1997): 161–63.

Reed Instruments: The Montagu Collection, An Annotated Catalogue. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Cecil Adkins. 29 (2003): 263–66.

The Registration of Baroque Organ Music. Barbara Owen. Reviewed by Jane Schatkin Hettrick. 25 (1999): 143–48.

The Renaissance Sackbut and Its Use Today. Henry George Fischer. Reviewed by Herbert W. Myers. 12 (1986): 170–73.

The Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments Catalogue. Vol. 1, European Wind Instruments. E. A. K. Ridley. Reviewed by James Borders. 10 (1984): 126–27.

Ruckers: A Harpsichord and Virginal Building Tradition. Grant O’Brien. Reviewed by John Koster. 18 (1992): 109–24.

The Schambach Collection of Musical Instruments. Stephen Bonta and William Salzillo, eds. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 11 (1985): 176–79.

Der “schöne” Klang: Studien zum historischen Musikinstrumentenbau in Deutschland und Japan unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des alten Nürnberg. Dieter Krickeberg, editor. Reviewed by Edwin M. Good. 25 (1999): 160–63.

The Shape of Stradivari Violins: Proportions in the Forms and Violins of Antonio Stradivari. David Woodrow. Reviewed by Allison A. Alcorn-Oppedahl. 20 (1994): 120–21.

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The Sound of the Fortepiano. Ann P. Basart. Reviewed by Arthur Lawrence. 13 (1987): 116–18.

South Asia: The Indian Subcontinent. (The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,Vol. 5)Alison Arnold, editor. Reviewed by Beth Bullard. 27 (2001): 183–88.

Streichbogen: Katalog; Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente und Sammlungen der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien im Kunsthistorischen Museum Wien. Rudolf Hopfner. Reviewed by John Moran. 28 (2002): 222–27.

Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece. Martha Maas and Jane McIntosh Snyder. Reviewed by Margaret Downie Banks. 18 (1992): 131–32.

Studia Organologica: Festschrift für John Henry van der Meer zu seinem fünfundsechzigsten Geburtstag. Friedemann Hellwig, ed. Reviewed by Gordon Sandford. 16 (1990): 177–80.

Studien zur Frühgeschichte der Violine. Brigitte Geiser. Reviewed by Laurence C. Witten, II. 5–6 (1979–80): 187–89.

Studien zur Symbolik der Musikinstrumente im Schrifttum der alten und mittelalterlichen Kirche, von den Anfängen bis zum 13. Jahrundert. Helmut Giesel. Reviewed by Tilman Seebass. 8 (1982): 96–99.

Study of the Lute (1727), Engl. transl. by Douglas Alton Smith. Ernst Gottlieb Baron. Reviewed by Hugh Gough. 4 (1978): 138–41.

A Survey of Musical Instrument Collections in the United States and Canada. William Lichtenwanger, et al. Reviewed by Howard Mayer Brown. 2 (1976): 96–98.

A Survey of Musical Instruments. Sibyl Marcuse. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 3 (1977): 122–25.

Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage. Albert Glinsky. Reviewed by John W. Coltman. 28 (2002): 215–19.

The Timpani: A History in Pictures and Documents. Edmund A. Bowles.Reviewed by Arnold Myers. 30 (2004): 166–68.

Timpani and Percussion. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Harrison Powley. 30 (2004): 168–72.

Towards the Conservation and Restoration of Historic Organs: A Record of the Liverpool Conference, 23–26 August 1999. Jim Berrow, editor. Reviewed by Barbara Owen. 28 (2002): 238–41.

Traditional Musical Instruments of Japan. Haags Gemeentemuseum. Reviewed by Barbara B. Smith. 9 (1983): 123–24.

Transposition in Seventeenth Century English Organ Accompaniments and the Transposing Organ. J. Bunker Clark. Reviewed by Robert Parkins. 4 (1978): 116–18.

The Trombone: Its History and Music, 1697–1811. David M.Guion. Reviewed by Albert R. Rice. 16 (1990): 192–96.

The Tuba Family. CliffordBevan. Reviewed by André P. Larson. 5–6 (1979–80): 205–07.

Tuning: Containing the Perfection of Eighteenth-Century Temperament, the Lost Art of Nineteenth-Century Temperament, and the Science of Equal Temperament: Complete with Instructions for Aural and Electronic Tuning. Owen H. Jorgensen Reviewed by John W. Coltman. 19 (1993): 105–09.

The Tuning of My Harpsichord. Kellner, Anton Herbert. Reviewed by Douglas Leedy. 7 (1981): 121–29.

Tuning the Historical Temperaments by Ear. Owen Jorgensen. Reviewed by Douglas Leedy. 5–6 (1979–80): 197–200.

Twenty-five Hundred Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of the Major Collections. Philip T. Young. Reviewed by Mary Jean Simpson. 10 (1984): 125–26.

United States Military Drums, 1845–1865: A Pictorial Survey. G. Craig Caba. Reviewed by Lloyd P. Farrar. 5–6 (1979–80): 210–13.

Verzeichnis der europäischen Musikinstrumente in Germanischen Nationalmuseum Nürnberg. Vol. 1, Hörner und Trompeten, Membranophone, Idiophone. John Henry van der Meer. Reviewed by Lloyd P. Farrar. 9 (1983): 112–17.

Village Bells: Sound and Meaning in the 19th-Century French Countryside. Alain Corbin. Reviewed by Laurence Libin. 26 (2000): 235–38.

The Viola d’Amore. Harry Danks. Reviewed by Myron Rosenblum. 4 (1978): 134–36.

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Violin Fraud: Deception, Forgery, and Lawsuits in England and America. Brian W. Harvey and Carla J. Shapreau. Reviewed by Todd French. 25 (1999): 154–57.

Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari: 1644–1737. Herbert K. Goodkind. Reviewed by Albert Mell. 4 (1978): 130–33.

Viol-Making in England c. 1580–1660. Michael Fleming. Reviewed by John Moran. 29 (2003): 255–59.

Walter Holtkamp, American Organ Builder. John Allen Ferguson. Reviewed by Robert Clark. 7 (1981): 109–11.

Der Wiener Instrumentenbau 1815–1833. Helmut Ottner. Reviewed by William E. Hettrick. 8 (1982): 111–16.

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Wind Instruments of European Art Music. E. A. K. Ridley. Reviewed by Dale Higbee. 3 (1977): 132–34.

The World of Baroque and Classical Musical Instruments. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Robert Austin Warner. 8 (1982): 93–96.

The World of Medieval and Renaissance Musical Instruments. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Bruce Bellingham. 4 (1978): 121–25.

The World of Romantic and Modern Musical Instruments. Jeremy Montagu. Reviewed by Robert Austin Warner. 8 (1982): 93–96.

Der Zink: Geschichte, Bauweise und Spieltechnik eines historischen Musikinstruments. Friend Robert Overton. Reviewed by Kenton T. Meyer. 10 (1984): 131–34.

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