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Art books


Amy Bennett: nuclear family, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Annie Lapin: the art of heads and hands, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Beyond the face: new perspectives on portraiture


Caio Fonseca: paintings, 2009-2010


David Allan Peters, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Elisa Sighicelli


Emily Mason, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Erin Lawlor, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Jason Middlebrook, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Li Yuan-Chia: 8 June-1 August 2017


Paper crafts: a maker's guide


Roy Newell: works from the archive


Suzanne Caporael: blue uniform, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Tom LaDuke, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Vitamin T: threads & textiles in contemporary art


John McAndrew's modernist vision: from the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Mardges Bacon, Underwritten by the Maury Novak Architectural Book Fund


Crowd paintings, Donald Baechler, Gift of Tom Vazakas


Mustica, Richard Burns


René d'Harnoncourt and the art of installation, Michelle Elligott


The American Pre-Raphaelites: radical realists, Linda S. Ferber


Perfect likeness: photography and composition, Russell Ferguson


Louis Bunce: dialogue with modernism, Roger Hull


Readings from the architecture of Louis I. Kahn, Jeffry Kieffer


Make ink: a forager's guide to natural inkmaking, Jason Logan


Jack Pierson: desire despair, Richard Marshall, Gift of Lynda Forsha


This then, Locky Morris


The Wilkes Collection of nineteenth-century French sculpture, Nicholas Penny


Rock paper scissors, David Reed, Gift of Lynda Forsha


In Montparnasse: the emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dalí, Sue Roe


Road to seeing, Dan Winters


Artists' books


Hainanese chicken & rice: a memoir, Steven Kennedy


Pain memory, Haein Song


Battlefronts at eighty: (the process of aging VI), Athena Tacha


Different notions of time, Athena Tacha


Different realities, Athena Tacha


The lost secret forbidden history of round, Scott Williams


Music books


The Hammersteins: a musical theatre family, Oscar Andrew Hammerstein


Henry Cowell: a man made of music, Joel Sachs


Reference books


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Special Collection


Marbling: a history and a bibliography, Phoebe Jane Easton, Gift of Tom Vazakas


Young People


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Music Scores


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Compact discs


Chants de l'église de Rome: Vêpres du jour de Pâques


Das Corno da caccia


Eastman Wind Ensemble


Haochen Zhang : gold medalist, Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition


Leningrad violin concertos


Music for Saint Katherine of Alexandria


We are on the edge, Art Ensemble of Chicago


Uneven sky, Kinan Azmeh


Glenn Gould plays Bach: the Well-Tempered Clavier, books I & II, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gift of Lee McCracken


Hochzeitskantaten, Johann Sebastian Bach


Caprice, Alison Balsom


Symphony no. 2, Samuel Barber


Piano sonatas: Pathetique, Moonlight and Appassionata, Ludwig van Beethoven


Vireo: the spiritual biography of a witch's accuser, Lisa Bielawa


Guardians of the heart machine, Seamus Blake


Avodath hakodesh = Sacred service, Ernest Bloch


Jellycream, Doyle Bramhall


The secret between the shadow and the soul, Branford Marsalis Quartet


Rio, Till Brönner, Gift of Lee McCracken


The music never stops, Betty Carter


Piano quintets, Georgy Catoire & Ignaz Friedman


Home boy, sister out, Don Cherry


Coronation mass for King Charles X, Luigi Cherubini


Outra coisa: the music of Moacir Santos, Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves


Universal consciousness; Lord of lords, Alice Coltrane


Piano concerto no. 4 in C major, op. 38; Piano concerto no. 5 in C minor, op. 48, Johann Baptist Cramer


Musical prophet: the expanded 1963 New York studio sessions, Eric Dolphy


An English suite, Gerald Finzi


Entropía, Pacho Flores, Gift of Lee McCracken


Fractales, Pacho Flores, Gift of Lee McCracken


Live in Europe, Fred Hersch Trio


There is no other, Rhiannon Giddens


Piano transcriptions, Aleksandr Glazunov


Bäbi, Milford Graves


Music with silent aitake's, Frederic d'Haene


Messe, g-Moll, Johann Adolf Hasse


Harmoniemesse, Joseph Haydn


The transitory poems, Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn


Begin again, Norah Jones


Armenian requiem, Ian Krouse


Lecuona: the ultimate collection, Ernesto Lecuona


Symphony no. 2, op. 67; Concerto for flute and orchestra, Lowell Liebermann


Vanished gardens, Charles Lloyd & Lucinda Williams


Encore!: Jacques Loussier plays Bach, Jacques Loussier


Legend, the best of Bob Marley and the Wailers, Bob Marley


Christian McBride's New Jawn, Christian McBride


Jackie's bag, Jackie McLean


Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell


Mysterioso, Richard Yongjae O'Neill


Cantata e sonate, Giovanni Benedetto Platti


Shri camel, Terry Riley


Goldrush: works for percussion, Safri Duo


Black noise; Prayer: In memoriam Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Scherzo grosso, David Sanford


Music of Gunther Schuller, Gunther Schuller


Ballet music, Arthur Sullivan


Guinevere and other ballads, Arthur Sullivan


Boccaccio, Franz von Suppé


ScreenPlay, Tierney Sutton Band, Gift of Dottie Bybee


Overtures & intermezzi, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari


Laudate pueri, Johann Dismas Zelenka


Missa dei patris, Johann Dismas Zelenka



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Don Gregorio, Gaetano Donizetti, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


The Children Act, Richard Eyre


The asphalt jungle, John Huston


Columbus, Kogonada


The official story, Luis Puenzo


Le belle noiseuse, Jacques Rivette


Giulietta e Romeo, Nicola Vaccai


Gilda, Charles Vidor