Recent Acquisitions

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Art books


Abby Leigh: works 2011/2013


Alfonso Ossorio: works from the Foundation


Hans Hofmann, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Margaret Kilgallen: in the sweet bye and bye


Patrick Wilson, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Steven Leiber: catalogs


The history of Paris in painting, Gift of William Simmons


The repeating image: multiples in French painting from David to Matisse


The responsive eye revisited: then, now, and in-between, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Wolf Kahn, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Elisa Sighicelli, Cecilia Alemani


Henri Cartier-Bresson: the modern century, Peter Galassi, Gift of Adrienne Armstrong


Why the Romantics matter, Peter Gay


Girl in a green gown: the history and mystery of the Arnolfini portrait, Carola Hicks


Alfonso Iannelli: modern by design, David Jameson


Bookshelf, Alex Johnson


Silence, Toby Kamps


Found in translation: design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985, Wendy Kaplan


Barthé, his life in art, Samella Lewis


Mini house now, Agata Losantos


Great women artists, Rebecca Morrill


Turner: the extraordinary life & momentous times of J.M.W. Turner, Franny Moyle


Zandra Rhodes: 50 fabulous years in fashion, Dennis Nothdruft, Gift of Erika Torri


The architect and his wife: a life of Edwin Lutyens, Jane Ridley


Robert Irwin: a conditional art, Matthew Simms


West meets east: Charles L. Freer, trailblazing Asian art collector, Helen Nebeker Tomlinson, Gift of Helen Tomlinson


Picasso and the painting that shocked the world, Miles Unger


Artists' books


Friends, artists, Susan Grieger, Gift of Laurence McGilvery


Winter pressing 2000-19, Mary Ellen Long


Winter pressing 2018-19, Mary Ellen Long


La invención de la fauna, Derli Romero


I'm a dirty white boy, Marshall Weber


Music books


Debussy redux: the impact of his music on popular culture, Matthew Brown


Passionate spirit: the life of Alma Mahler, Cate Haste


Good things happen slowly: a life in and out of jazz, Fred Hersch


Reference books


There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Special Collection


The little prince (50th anniversary edition), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Gift of Elvi Olesen


Young People


Young Mozart, William Augel




There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Music Scores


Rhapsody in blue: for solo piano, George Gershwin


The essential cello, Julian Lloyd Webber


Requiem, John Rutter, Gift of Anthony Mostardo


School of violin technics, op. 1: Part I, Exercises in the first position, Otakar Ševčík


Compact discs


Kantaten, Arien & Motetten, Gift of Harry Crosby


La morte della ragione


Unaccompanied suites: performed on double bass, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gift of Jory Herman


Violin concertos, Ludwig van Beethoven


Enchanting Versailles: strictly classical, Claude Bolling, Gift of William Simmons


Soular energy, Ray Brown


Missa Berzerette savoyenne, Antoine Brumel, Gift of William Simmons


Abendmusiken, Dietrich Buxtehude


Requiem: lamentations, Magnificat & motets, Manuel Cardoso


Blue world, John Coltrane


Cowboy boots, Mike Craig


African sanctus; Salaams, David Fanshawe, Gift of William Simmons


Hydrogen jukebox, Philip Glass, Gift of William Simmons


Mad rush, Philip Glass, Gift of William Simmons


La pasión según San Marcos, Osvaldo Golijov, Gift of William Simmons


La reine de Chypre, Fromental Halévy


Seven pastorales, Lou Harrison, Gift of William Simmons


Life: music for double bass and piano, Jory Herman, Gift of Jory Herman


Silk Baroque, Holland Baroque


Intavolatura di chitarone, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger


Requiem, a thanksgiving for life; Choral works, Philip Ledger, Gift of William Simmons


The single rose, Guillame de Machaut


Mass for double choir, Frank Martin, Gift of William Simmons


Piano concertos nos. 1 & 2, Franz Xaver Mozart


Pictures at an exhibition, Modest Mussorgsky


Whirl's world, Per Nørgård


Symphony no. 3; Marmar ballet suite, Edgar Organesian, Gift of William Simmons


Anthem, Madeleine Peyroux


Palestrina: Vorspiele, Hans Pfitzner


Chamber music, Giovanni Platti, Gift of Harry Crosby


Caravanserai, Santana


Softloud: music for acoustic & electric guitar, Sean Shibe


Misterioso, Thelonious Monk Quartet, Gift of William Simmons


String trio, Sándor Veress



Songs and photographs, Anthony Wilson, Gift of Carol Randolph & Bob Caplan




Columbia Pictures film noir classics II


Netrebko and Hvorostovsky: live from Red Square Moscow, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


I puritani, Vincenzo Bellini, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


Murder, my sweet, Edward Dmytryk


Lucie de Lammermoor, Gaetano Donizetti, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


Never look away, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck


A hundred miles or more: live from The Tracking Room, Alison Krauss


Gun crazy, Joseph H. Lewis


Manon, Jules Massenet, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini, Gift of Marina Bogomolova


Out of the past, Jacques Tourneur


Aïda, Giuseppe Verdi, Gift of Marina Bogomolova


I due Foscari, Giuseppe Verdi, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


Nabucco, Giuseppe Verdi, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


I vespri siciliani, Giuseppe Verdi, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


Lohengrin, Richard Wagner, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


Parsifal, Richard Wagner, Gift of Tom & Rita Young Opera Collection


The set-up, Robert Wise