Johannes Brahms: An Annotated Bibliography of the Literature Through 1982
By: Thomas Quigley (author)Hardback
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This book is the first attempt at a comprehensive, international bibliography of literature on Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), worldwide in coverage and accessing literature written between 1848 and 1982 inclusive. Quigley cites more than 4,700 references, including material overlooked in previous compilations. The work is arranged by subject, and extensive cross-referencing and indexes provide systematic access to this body of literature. The compiler has seen over two-thirds of the references. Unique to this book is its emphasis on placing the documentation within its overall bibliographical-historical context.
Thomas Quigley (B.Mus., MLS) is a librarian at the Public Library in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Previously he was Margit L. McCorkle's research assistant for five years on the McCorkle Brahms Thematic Catalogue Project. He has a substantial personal collection of Brahmsiana and is continually reviewing his extensive information network for notice of new materials. He has contributed articles on the Brahms literature to the Newsletter of the American Brahms Society and Fontes Artis Musicae. The American Brahms Society recently recognized Mr. Quigley's important service to their field with and award from the Karl Geringer Scholarship Fund
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