"A Descriptive Catalogue of the Music of Charles Ives" by James B. Sinclair

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Music of Charles Ives James B. Sinclair

Publication date:
05 Oct 1999
784 pages: 234 x 156 x 49mm

This catalogue of the music of Charles Ives contains 728 entries covering all the composer's works. These are arranged alphabetically by title within genres. Each entry includes the main title and any other titles, the forces required, duration, publication history, derivation, and more.

?This resource, the culmination of years of work by several editors, serves not only as a thematic catalog but also as a guide to bibliographic resources. . . . Sinclair capitalizes on previous research and reference sources, combining them to make a comprehensive source, indexing the previous bibliographies and discographies in one location. . . . Essential for music libraries and highly recommended for academic libraries.??Choice

"Impressive, comprehensive, exhaustively detailed, and well organized, this catalog is the final result of the numerous efforts to organize the compositions of Charles Ives that first began in earnest immediately after his death in 1954. . . . An exemplary study that will serve scholars for decades, this book sets a new standard for reference catalogs in music."?Library Journal

?A magnificent achievement, of which Sinclair should be immensely proud. It will also make the lives of Ives scholars and aficionados infinitely simpler.??David Nicholls, Notes

?[A] monumental catalog. . . . With new information produced by recent Ives scholarship and generous commentary on each of Ives?s compositions, this all-inclusive book is not only an important source for music writers and performers but also an essential volume for scholars of American music.??University Park Media Librarian?s Quarterly

Winner of the 1999 Association of American Publisher?s?Professional /Scholarly Publishing Annual Award

Winner of the 1999 Deems Taylor Award given by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers

Co-winner of the 1999 Vincent H. Duckles Award, for the best book-length bibliography or research tool in music awarded by the Music Library Association