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The Harvard Dictionary of Music (1945)
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  1. [+]
    Updating the Three Bs (Review)
    The Harvard Dictionary of Music, by Willi Apel
    1. The Harvard Dictionary of Music by Willi Apel
    The New Republic, January 31, 1970, pp. 22-23
  2. [+]
    A Tone-deaf Musical Dictionary (Review)
    The Harvard Dictionary of Music, by Willi Apel
    1. The Harvard Dictionary of Music by Willi Apel
    The New York Review of Books, February 26, 1970, pp. 11-14
  3. [+]
    A Dictionary of Musical Essentials (Review)
    The Harvard Dictionary of Music, by Willi Apel
    1. The Harvard Dictionary of Music by Willi Apel
    The Saturday Review, January 20, 1945, p. 19
  4. [+]
    Seven Guides to Better Listening (7 Reviews)
    The Listener's Musical Companion, by Bernard H. Haggin
    1. The Listener's Musical Companion by Bernard H. Haggin
    2. What to Listen for in Music by Aaron Copland
    3. The Structure of Music: A Listener's Guide by Robert E. Erickson
    4. Our Musical Heritage by Curt Sachs
    5. The Oxford Companion to Music by Percy A. Scholes
    6. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music by Percy A. Scholes
    7. The Harvard Dictionary of Music by Willi Apel
    The Reporter, May 3, 1956, pp. 45-47
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    A Guide to the New Books on Music (39 Reviews)
    An Annotated Selection
    1. The Harvard Dictionary of Music by Willi Apel
    2. The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians by Oscar Thompson
    3. Adventures in Symphonic Music by Edward Downes
    4. Music for the Millions by David Ewen
    5. What Is Music? by John Erskine
    6. Music for the Man Who Enjoys Hamlet by B.H. Haggin
    7. Evenings with Music by Syd Cohen Skolsky
    8. The Notation of Polyphonic Music, 900-1600 by Willi Apel
    9. The Concerto by Abraham Veinus
    10. The Evolution of Musical Form by Edward C. Bairstow
    11. British Music by Jack Allan Westrup
    12. Eight Soviet Composers by Gerald Abraham
    13. Johann Sebastian Bach by Laurence N. Field
    14. Music Master of the Middle West by Leola Nelson Bergmann
    15. They All Had Glamour by Edward B. Marks
    16. Bohuslav Martinu: The Man and His Music by Milos Safranek
    17. You're Only Human Once by Grace Moore
    18. The Story of the Sacred Harp, 1844-1944 by George Pullen Jackson
    19. Hymn-Tunes of Lowell Mason by Henry Lowell Mason
    20. Metropolitan Opera Milestones by Mary Ellis Peltz
    21. Men of Popular Music by David Ewen
    22. Hot Discography by Charles Delaunay
    23. Jazz, from the Congo to the Metropolitan by Robert Goffin
    24. Esquire's 1944 Jazz Book by Paul Eduard Miller
    25. Victor Herbert Songs for Children by Ella Herbert Bartlett and Victor Herbert
    26. G.I. Songs by Edgar A. Palmer
    27. Give Out! by Eric Posselt
    28. Work and Sing by Elie Siegmeister and Julius Brazelton
    29. Sing for America by Opal Wheeler
    30. Living with Music by David Barnett
    31. Music for the General College Student by Edmund V. Jeffers
    32. The Conductor Raises His Baton by William Joseph Finn
    33. Handbook of Conducting by Karl D. Van Hoesen
    34. The Unashamed Accompanist by Gerald Moore
    35. Do and Don't Inharmony by Leo Rich Lewis
    36. Your Career in Music by Harriett Johnson
    37. Psychology for Musicians by Percy Carter Buck
    38. The Understanding of Music by Max Schoen
    39. The Physics of Music by Alexander Wood
    The Saturday Review, January 20, 1945, pp. 20-21
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    Guide to New Books on Music (44 Reviews)
    The Harvard Dictionary of Music, by Willi Apel
    1. The Harvard Dictionary of Music by Willi Apel
    2. Catalogue of Early Books on Music by Hazel Bartlett
    3. The Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music in the Free Library of Philadelphia by Edwin A. Fleisher
    4. A Bibliography of Early Secular American Music by Oscar G.T. Sonneck
    5. An Introduction to Music by Martin Bernstein
    6. At Home with Music by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
    7. The Appreciation of Music by Roy Dickinson Welch
    8. J.S. Bach's Musical Offering by Hans T. David
    9. Legend of a Musical City by Max Graf
    10. Hamline Studies in Musicology by Ernst Krenek
    11. Music of Latin America by Nicolas Slonimsky
    12. The Musical Scene by Virgil Thomson
    13. Beethoven by Donald Francis Tovey and Hubert J. Foss
    14. Essays in Musical Analysis by Donald Francis Tovey
    15. Musical Articles from the Encyclopaedia Britannica by Donald Francis Tovey
    16. Bad Boy of Music by George Antheil
    17. Enrico Caruso: His Life and Death by Dorothy Caruso
    18. Mozart: His Character, His Work by Alfred Einstein
    19. Schubert by Arthur Hutchings
    20. Galli-Curci's Life of Song by Clarence E. LeMassena
    21. Victor Herbert: American Music-Master by Claire Lee Purdy
    22. Dvorak by Alec Robertson
    23. Florestan by Robert Haven Schauffler
    24. Frank Damrosch: Let the People Sing by Lucy Poate Stebbins and Richard Poate Stebbins, ...
    25. Heritage of Fire by Friedelind Wagner and Page Cooper
    26. The Bach Reader by Hans T. David and Arthur Mendel
    27. Felix Mendelssohn: Letters by G. Selden-Goth and Felix Mendelssohn
    28. The Diaries of Tchaikovsky by Peter I. Tchaikovsky
    29. The Technique of Choral Composition by Archibald T. Davison
    30. Challenge to Musical Tradition by Adele T. Katz
    31. Introduction to Counterpoint by Reginald O. Morris
    32. How Many Strads? by Ernest N. Doring
    33. Musical Instruments by Karl Geiringer
    34. The Organ Student's Gradus ad Parnassum by Caspar Koch
    35. More Than Singing by Lotte Lehmann
    36. The Rhythm of Plainsong by Joseph Gajard
    37. Gregorian Chant by Andrew F. Klarmann
    38. Hill Country Tunes by Samuel Preston Bayard
    39. Read 'Em and Weep by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
    40. Music and Sound Systems in Industry by Barbara Elna Benson
    41. The Victor Book of Musical Fun by Ted Cott
    42. Talking Wax by Leroy Hughbanks
    43. Your Career in Music by Harriett Johnson
    44. Music for Your Health by Edward Podolsky
    The Saturday Review, January 26, 1946, pp. 14-15