Publications supported by AMS Publication Subventions — 1996 and earlier

2015-2016   2013-2014   2011-2012   2007-2010   2001-2006   1997-2000       

See these books at the AMS Amazon bookstore

1996 and earlier

Paula Higgins, ed., Antoine Busnoys: Method, Meaning, and Context in Late Medieval Music. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Celestial Sirens

Robert L. Kendrick, Celestial Sirens: Nuns and Their Music in Early Modern Milan. Oxford University Press, 1996.
Buy it at Amazon

László Somfai, Béla Bartók: Composition, Concepts, and Autograph Sources.  University of California Press, 1996.

Richard Taruskin, Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions: A Biography of the Works Through "Mavra". University of California Press, 1996.

Martha Feldman, City Culture and the Madrigal at Venice. University of California Press, 1995.

Steven Saunders, Cross, Sword and Lyre, Sacred Music at the Imperial Court of Ferdinand II of Habsburg (1619-1637). Oxford University Press, 1995.
Download at Amazon

Thomas Connolly, Mourning Into Joy: Music, Raphael, and Saint Cecilia. Yale University Press, 1994.

Distant Cycles

Richard Kramer, Distant Cycles: Schubert and the Conceiving of Song. University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Buy it at Amazon


Anna Maria Busse Berger, Mensuration and Proportion Signs, Origins and Evolution. Oxford University Press, 1993. ISBN 0198162308.

Richard Leppert, The Sight of Sound: Music, Representation, and the History of the Body. University of California Press, 1993.

Songs of Mortals

Louise K. Stein, Songs of Mortals, Dialogues of the Gods: Music and Theatre in Seventeenth-Century Spain. Oxford University Press, 1993. ISBN 0198162731.
Buy it at Amazon.

Heinrich Schenker, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, A Portrayal of Its Musical Content, with Running Commentary on Performance and Literature As Well. Translated and edited by John Rothgeb. Yale University Press, 1992.
Buy it at Amazon.

Opera in Seventeenth Century Venice

Ellen Rosand, Opera In Seventeenth-Century Venice: The Creation of a Genre. University of California Press, 1990.
Buy it at Amazon

Eric Chafe, Tonal Allegory in the Vocal Music of J.S. Bach. University of California Press, 1991.

Haydn's "Farewell" Symphony

James Webster, Haydn's "Farewell" Symphony and the Idea of Classical Style: Through-composition and Cyclic Integration in His Instrumental Music. Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Buy it at Amazon.

Allen Perdue Britton, Irving Lowens and Richard Crawford, American Sacred Music Imprints 1698-1810: A Bibliography. 1990 American Antiquarian Society.
Buy it at Amazon.

Analyzing Opera

Analyzing Opera: Verdi and Wagner. Edited by Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker. University of California Press, 1989.
Buy it at AMazon.

Thematic Catalogue of the Works of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

E. Eugene Helm, Thematic Catalogue of the Works of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Yale University Press, 1988.
Buy it at Amazon.

Mozart: Studies of the Autograph Scores

Alan Tyson, Mozart: Studies of the Autograph Scores. Harvard University  Press, 1987.
Buy it at Amazon.

Gary Tomlinson

Gary Tomlinson,  Monteverdi and the End of the Renaissance. University of California Press, 1987/1990.

Wayne Howard, Veda Recitation in Varapasi. Motilal Barnarsidass, Delhi,  India, 1986.


Ralph P. Locke, Music, Musicians and the Saint-Simonians. University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Women Making Music

Women Making Music. The Western Art Tradition 1150-1950. Edited by Jane Bowers and Judith Tick. University of Illinois Press, 1986.
Buy it at Amazon

The Beethoven Sketchbooks: History, Reconstruction, Inventory

Douglas Johnson, Alan Tyson & Robert Winter, The Beethoven Sketchbooks: History, Reconstruction, Inventory. Edited by Douglas Johnson. University of California Press, 1985.
Buy it at Amazon

Mendelssohn and Schumann: Essays on Their Music and Its Context. Edited by Jon W. Finson and R. Larry Todd, Duke University Press, 1984.
Buy it (used) at Amazon

Elliott Antokeletz, The Music of Béla Bartók. University of California Press, 1984/1990.


Nino Pirrotta, Music and Culture in Italy from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. Harvard University Press, 1984.
But it (used) from Amazon


Frederick Hammond, Girolamo Frescobaldi. Harvard University Press, 1983.

H. Wiley Hitchcock, The Works of Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Catalogue Raisonné. Picard, 1982.

Hans Tischler, The Earliest Motets (to circa 1270): A Complete Comparative Edition. Three volumes. Yale University Press, 1981.

Haydn Studies. Edited by Jens Peter Larsen, Howard Serwer, and James Webster. W.W. Norton & Co., 1981.

Report of the Twelfth Congress of the International Musicological Society, Berkeley, 1977, ed. Daniel Heartz and Bonnie Wade. Bärenreiter, 1981.
Buy it (used) from Amazon.

Heinrich Schenker, Free Composition (Der Frie Satz). Volume III of New Musical Theories and Fantasies. Translated and edited by Ernst Oster. Longman, 1979.

Alejandro Enrique Planchart, The Reportory of Tropes at Winchester. Two Volumes. Princeton University Press, 1977.

Thematic Catalogue Sammartini

Newell Jenkins and Bathia Churgin, Thematic Catalogue of the Works of Giovanni Battista Sammartini. Published for the American Musicological Society by Harvard University Press, 1977.
Buy it from Amazon.

Triodium Athoum (Monumenta Musicae Byzantinae, Volume IX). Edited by  Enrica Follieri and Oliver Strunk, Hauniae, Munksgaard, Copenhagen, 1975.

Jacobi Arcadelt, Opera Omnia. Edited by Albert Seay. Ten volumes. Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae 31. American Institute of Musicology, in collaboration with the American Musicological Society, 1965-1970.

The Commonwealth of Music. Edited by Gustave Reese and Rose Brandel. The Free Press, 1965.

     Follow the AMS

      AMS at Facebook   AMS on Twitter   AMS at YouTube