Recent Acquisitions

Art books


Anni Albers


Dreams and conflicts: the dictatorship of the viewer


Kataoka Tamako: the 110th anniversary of her birth, Gift of Fran Preisman


Maya Lin: systematic landscapes


The National Trust Manual of Housekeeping: the care of collections in historic houses open to the public


La Jolla: jewel by the sea, Ann Collins


Ninth Street women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: five painters and the movement that changed modern art, Mary Gabriel


Learning to read with John Baldessari, Kit Hammonds


Augusta Savage: Renaissance woman, Jeffreen M. Hayes


One day at a time: Manny Farber and termite art, Helen Molesworth


Clyde Connell, the art and life of a Louisiana woman, Charlotte Moser


Leonardo da Vinci and the art of sculpture, Gary M. Radke


Art, anthropology and the gift, Roger Sansi


Public offerings, Paul Schimmel


Between ruin and renewal: Egon Schiele's landscapes, Kimberly A. Smith


The artist portrait project: a photographic memoir of portrait sessions with San Diego artists, 2006-2016, Jennifer G. Spencer


Artists' books


A book of signs: the women's march, January 21, 2017, Washington DC


Prima del disegno = Before the drawing, Bruno Munari


Saluti e baci = Love and kisses, Bruno Munari


The ego and its own, Michalis Pichler


L'uomo nero, il lato insopportabile, Michelangelo Pistoletto


Die Wiese = The meadow, Herman de Vries


Music books


Jazz child: a portrait of Sheila Jordan, Ellen Johnson


American mavericks, Susan Key


Fryderyk Chopin: a life and times, Alan Walker


Debussy: a painter in sound, Stephen Walsh


Reference books


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Special Collection


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Young People


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Music Scores


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Compact discs


Allemande: Paul Galbraith plays Bach and Mozart


Black Panther: the album: music from and inspired by


Clusters: American piano explorations


Håkon Hardenberger plays Dean and Francesconi


L'homme armé: music of war and peace


Mendelssohn in England


Music from the Peterhouse Partbook, vol. 5


Tango: music by Piazzolla, Bragato, Arizaga


Dances, Malcolm Arnold


Magnificat in E flat; Missa in F, Johann Sebastian Bach


Never stop, Bad Plus


Never stop II, Bad Plus


Hebridean symphony; Old English suite; Russian scenes, Granville Bantock


Forbidden planet: original MGM soundtrack, Bebe & Louis Barron


Jaco, Brian Bromberg, Gift of Lee McCracken


Here and how!, Cameron Brown


Piano concerto, Ferruccio Busoni


L'Adoratione de' Maggi: cantate napoletane, Cristofaro Caresana, Gift of Harry Crosby


Per la nascita del verbo, Cristofaro Caresana, Gift of Harry Crosby


Three-nine line: flute music, Nicole Chamberlain


Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton, Doc Cheatham


Missa Galeazescha, Lyset Compère


Catching tales, Jamie Cullum, Gift of Lee McCracken


Breakthrough, Eddie Daniels, Gift of Lee McCracken


Singin' and swingin', Joey DeFrancesco


World sinfonia, Al Di Meola, Gift of Lee McCracken


Symphony no. 1; Violin concerto no. 2; The enormous room, David Diamond


The bespoke man's narrative, Aaron Diehl


Space time continuum, Aaron Diehl


Quatuors à cordes VI & VII, Pascal Dusapin


The spectre's bride, Antonín Dvořák


Spirit, Earth, Wind & Fire


Sleeping gypsy, Michael Franks, Gift of Lee McCracken


Heritage, Nnenna Freelon, Gift of Lee McCracken


Agitata, Delphine Galou


Custer and Sitting Bull, Kyle Gann


Take another look, Grant Geissman, Gift of Lee McCracken


Symphony no. 2; Suite from The red poppy, Reinhold Glière


Tokyo 1975, Dexter Gordon


The complete quartets with Sonny Clark, Grant Green


Funk in France: from Paris to Antibes (1969-1970), Grant Green


Sonatas for violin and piano, Edvard Grieg


Future shock, Herbie Hancock


Night hawk, Coleman Hawkins


The music of Harry Potter and the cursed child, parts one and two: in four contemporary suites, Imogen Heap


Talking hands, Deborah Henson-Conant, Gift of Lee McCracken


Glagolitic Mass, Leoš Janáček


Symbiosis, Jeff Hamilton Trio


I've grown accustomed to the bass, Sheila Jordan


Portrait of Sheila, Sheila Jordan


Jazz at Lincoln Center: they came to swing, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra


In meinem Himmel: the Mahler song cycles, Gustav Mahler, Gift of Einar & Sally Gall


Grégoire Maret, Grégoire Maret


Wanted, Grégoire Maret


Capriccioso: works for solo cello by Piatti, Duport, Popper, Antonio Meneses


Trionfi, Carl Orff


The very thought of you, Orna, Gift of Lee McCracken


Concerto per archi, Nino Rota


Private gardens, Kaija Saariaho


The best of Mission Impossible: then and now, Lalo Schifrin


Symphony no. 1; Interlude & carnival music from "Notre Dame", Franz Schmidt


Psalms of repentance, Alfred Schnittke


Kammersinfonie für 23 Soloinstrumente: Vorspiel zu einem Drama, Franz Schreker


Four hand piano music: the complete works, Robert Schumann


Tokyo 1981, Woody Shaw


Ipsa dixit, Kate Soper


The rite of spring & other music for two pianos, Igor Stravinsky


Incidental music, Arthur Sullivan


Harnasie; Symphonie concertante; 2 Mazurkas; Theme and variations, Karol Szymanowski


The ballets, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky


Do you have any sugar?, Stanley Turrentine


Early departures, Matie Varga



There are no new acquisitions at this time.



Elizabeth, Shekhar Kapur


Mamma mia!: the movie, Phyllida Lloyd


The virgin spring, Ingmar Bergman


La strada, Federico Fellini


My beautiful laundrette, Stephen Frears


Victoria & Abdul, Stephen Frears


Green for danger, Sidney Gilliat


Rebecca, Alfred Hitchcock


Loving Vincent, Dorota Kobiela


Elevator to the gallows, Louis Malle


Midnight cowboy, John Schlesinger


Sex, lies and videotape, Steven Soderbergh


Andrei Rublev, Andrei Tarkovsky


Faces places, Agnès Varda


Wings of desire, Wim Wenders