Recent Acquisitions


Art books

 

500 teapots: contemporary explorations of a timeless design

 

Art of communication: Anri Sala, Yang Ah Ham, Philippe Parreno, Jorge Pardo

 

Caio Fonseca

 

Howardena Pindell: what remains to be seen

 

José Luis Cuevas, Gift of Tasende Gallery

 

Tracey Emin: borrowed light

 

California captured: mid-century modern architecture: Marvin Rand, Emily Bills

 

Gil Cuatrecasas: the Torino collection (1970-1976): an undiscovered treasure, Pedro Cuatrecasas

 

Yoga: the art of transformation, Debra Diamond, Gift of Nora Sargent

 

Dan Friedman--radical modernism, Dan Friedman

 

Robin & Lucienne Day: pioneers of modern design, Lesley Jackson, Gift of Alison Neeley

 

Gabriele Münter, 1877-1962: painting to the point, Isabelle Jansen

 

La rumorosa rock art along the border, Don Liponi

 

The third mind: American artists contemplate Asia, 1860-1989, Alexandra Munroe, Gift of Carol Hinrichs

 

Black out: silhouettes then and now, Asma Naeem

 

Hergé, son of Tintin, Benoît Peeters

 

Painting California: seascapes and beach towns: paintings of the California Art Club, Jean Stern

 

Hitchcock, François Truffaut, Gift of Dottie Bybee

 

Van Gogh and music: a symphony in blue and yellow, Natascha Veldhurst

 


Artists' books

 

Atlas botánico mínimo de la Santa María la Ribera, Gift of InSite/Casa Gallina

 

Notations, John Cage

 

Common threads. Vol. XCII, Candace Hicks

 

Uppercase font catalog: Athenaeum Rotunda Press, Sibyl Rubottom

 

White verbs, Veronika Schäpers

 


Music books

 

Sing for your life: a story of race, music, and family, Daniel Bergner, Gift of Francey Kyte

 

Louis Armstrong, master of modernism, Thomas Brothers

 

The evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann & the flute in jazz, Cary Ginell

 

At the jazz band ball: sixty years on the jazz scene, Nat Hentoff, Gift of Karin Camp

 

Chopin's piano: in search of the instrument that transformed music, Paul Kildea

 

Why you love music: from Mozart to Metallica--the emotional power of beautiful sounds, John Powell

 


Reference books

 

There are no new acquisitions at this time.

 


Special Collection

 

One, some, many: 3 shows, Carsten Höller

 


Young People

 

The noisy paint box: the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art, Barb Rosenstock

 


Libretto

 

There are no new acquisitions at this time.

 


Music Scores

 

There are no new acquisitions at this time.

 


Compact discs

 

Ahmad Jamal/Gary Burton in concert, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Introducing the world of American Jewish music

 

Virtuoso Victoriana

 

Le postillon de Lonjumeau, Adolphe Adam

 

Die toten Augen, Eugen d'Albert

 

Etudes opp. 12 and 76; Le preux; Le chemin de fer, Charles-Valentin Alkan

 

Oboenkonzerte & Sonaten, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Gift of Harry Crosby

 

Cantatas 54, 82, 170, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gift of Harry Crosby

 

Köthener Trauermusik, BWV 244a, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gift of Harry Crosby

 

Piano quintets no. 1 & 2, Franz Berwald

 

Requiem; String sonatas, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

 

Body and shadow, Brian Blade

 

Stop the world, I want to get off, Leslie Bricusse

 

Albert Herring, Benjamin Britten

 

Requiem; Psalm 114; Psalm 112, Anton Bruckner

 

Out of this world, Donald Byrd, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

On solid ground, Larry Carlton, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Le roi Arthus, Ernest Chausson

 

I've known rivers, Billy Childs, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Women of valor: an oratorio for soprano, mezzo-soprano, narrator and orchestra, Andrea Clearfield

 

L'elisir d'amore, Gaetano Donizetti

 

Dimitrij, Antonín Dvořák

 

Three stories: solo piano, Eldar

 

Imperial march, op. 32; Symphony no. 1 in A flat, op. 55, Edward Elgar

 

Fiesta, Victor Feldman, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Four piano sonatas, John Field

 

Barefoot on the beach, Michael Franks, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Lute suites of J.S. Bach, Paul Galbraith

 

Raymonda, op. 57: music from the ballet, acts I & II, Alexander Glazunov

 

Idle moments, Grant Green, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Piano concerto; Suite for violin, piano and small orchestra, Lou Harrison

 

Columbus suite; Irish rhapsody, Victor Herbert

 

Concerto for cello and orchestra (1940); Theme and variations "The four temperaments", Paul Hindemith

 

Imani Winds, Imani Winds

 

Between two worlds, Erich Wolfgang Korngold

 

Der Ring des Polykrates, Erich Wolfgang Korngold

 

The bridge game: based on J.S. Bach's "The well-tempered clavier" book I, John Lewis

 

Bach, Liszt, Beethoven, Schumann, Steven Lin

 

Brigadoon, Frederick Loewe

 

Fresh aire VI, Mannheim Steamroller

 

Cello concertos, Antonio Meneses

 

The Wigmore Hall recital, Antonio Meneses

 

Circuit rider, Ron Miles

 

I am a man, Ron Miles

 

Quiver, Ron Miles

 

Solo, Richard Yongjae O'Neill

 

Ivan the terrible: concert scenario, Sergey Prokofiev

 

Piano sonatas I, Sergey Prokofiev

 

Suor Angelica, Giacomo Puccini

 

Sinfonia drammatica, Ottorino Respighi

 

Old places old faces, Joe Sample, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Tauromagia, Manolo Sanlúcar

 

Birdland, Masanori Sasaji, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Piano sonatas D958 & D959; Impromptu D899 no. 3, Franz Schubert

 

Requiem; Requiem für Mignon, Robert Schumann

 

Hand jive, John Scofield

 

Live at Montreux, Marlena Shaw, Gift of Marty Padilla

 

Peaches and cream: dances and marches, John Philip Sousa

 

Simplicius, Johann Strauss II

 

Arabella, Richard Strauss

 

Song of the nightingale; The firebird, Igor Stravinsky

 

Ivanhoe, Arthur Sullivan

 

Hamlet, Ambroise Thomas

 

Job: a masque for dancing; The wasps (overture), Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

The tides of time, Roland Vazquez, Gift of Lee McCracken

 

Traveling miles, Cassandra Wilson

 

R.S.V.P.: rare songs, very personal, Nancy Wilson, Gift of Lee McCracken


LPs

 

There are no new acquisitions at this time.


DVDs

 

The bitter tea of General Yen, Frank Capra

 

Fantômas: the complete saga, Louis Feuillade

 

The jazz loft, according to W. Eugene Smith, Sara Fishko

 

The lady vanishes, Alfred Hitchcock

 

L'auberge espagnole, Cédric Klapisch

 

The last of the Mohicans, Michael Mann

 

La nuit du carrefour, Jean Renoir

 

Mysteries of Lisbon, Raúl Ruiz

 

Robin Hood, Ridley Scott

 

Finding Nemo, Andrew Stanton

 

Brokeback Mountain, Charles Wuorinen