New CDs!

New classic rock, jazz and Tony Award nominees just in! CDs marked with an asterisk are also included in the Library of Congress Recording Registry.

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*The Centennial Collection Billie Holiday CD 2899

*The Who Sings My Generation The Who CD 2901

*The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars David Bowie CD 2898

*Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert Benny Goodman CD 2886

Hello, Dolly! New Broadway Cast Recording CD 2888

Straight Outta Compton Music from the Motion Picture CD 2885

Anastasia Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2919

Julius Caesar Handel CD 2916

Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2917

Groundhog Day Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2902


New Music Theatre Books! (And some other things)

On the new books front today we have a great collection of new Music Theatre songbooks:

Ryan Scott Oliver,  35MM: A Musical Exhibition (vocal selections) M1508 .O55 A14 2014
All Shook Up (vocal selections) M1508 .A44 2006
Stephen Sondheim, The Almost Unknown Stephen Sondheim (anthology) M1507 .S73 2016
Stephen Flaherty, Anastasia (animated film – vocal selections) M1508 .F54 A53 1997
Stephen Sondheim, Assassins (revised version – vocal score) M1503 .S705 A87 2011
Carole King, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (vocal selections) M1508 .K56 B43 2014
Michael Gore, Carrie (vocal selections) M1508 .G67 C37 2014
Comedy Songs: Selections from (anthology) M1507 .N432 2016
Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy, Finding Neverland (vocal selections) M1508 .B285 F56 2015
Jeanine Tesori, Fun Home (vocal selections) M1508 .T47 F86 2016
Girl Songs: Selections from (anthology) M1507 .N433 2016
Guy Songs: Selections from (anthology) M1507 .N434 2016
Trey Anastasio & Amanda Green, Hands on a Hard Body (vocal selections) M1508 .A765 H34 2015
Tom Kitt, If/Then (vocal selections) M1508 .K58 I3 2014
Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots (vocal selections) M1508 .L38 K56 2014
Justin Hurwitz, La La Land: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (vocal selections) M1508 .H87 L22 2017
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, Once (vocal selections) M1508 .H36 O53 2012
Stephen Schwartz, Pippin (updated edition – vocal selections) M1508 .S33 P55 2013
Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick Something Rotten! (vocal selections) M1508 .K57 S664 2015
Jeanine Tesori, Violet (vocal selections) M1508 .T47 V56 2015
Frank Wildhorn, Wonderland (vocal selections) M1508 .W46 W85 2012
Mel Brooks, Young Frankenstein (vocal selections) M1508 .B76 Y68 2008

And a few other books and scores:

Thomas Ades, Powder Her Face (full score) M1500 .A386 P69 2015
Georges Bizet, Carmen Suites (nos. 1 and 2 in full score) M1003 .B53 C32 1998
Christopher Parkening, Christopher Parkening Guitar Method, vol. 1 (this book is used for class guitar!) MT582 .P37 1999 v.1
Gordon Jacob, Fantasia for Euphonium (Baritone) and Piano M1206.J33 F36 1973
Donald H. White, Lyric Suite for Euphonium and Piano  M271.B37 W53 1972
J.E. Barat, Introduction and Dance for Baritone B.C. or Trombone and Piano M271.B37 I5 1973
Joseph Horowitz, Euphonium Concerto M1206.H6 E8 1991
John Stevens, Soliloquies for Solo Euphonium M110.B33 S74 2001
Alberto Ginastera, Twelve American Preludes for Solo Piano, Op. 12 M25.G55 D63 2016

New CDs!


Happy Summer! Just in are original cast recordings from Tony-nominated musicals, popular music, and some classical music from AU faculty

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The Best of the Cutting Edge 1965-1966 Bob Dylan CD 2881

The Get Down Original Soundtrack from the Netflix Series CD 2867

Hits Joni Mitchell CD 2865

Come From Away Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2864

Dear Evan Hansen Original Broadway Cast Recording CD 2870

Angles Jon Ozment CD 2873

It’s Not Big It’s Large Lyle Lovett and His Large Band CD 2880

Parisian Inspirations Dionne Jackson & Mariya Stroke CD 2831

Lounge Lizards Quattro Mani CD 2861

Nargiz Aliyarova Plays Azerbaijani Music CD 2825

Martin Perry: Piano CD 2882

Rites of Passage Martin Boykan CD 2884

New Scores!

George Crumb’s Apparition


Alberto Ginastera Bomarzo Vocal Score M1503.G492 B64 2015

Leos Janacek Jenufa Vocal Score M1503.J33 J45 2002

Hans Abrahamsen Let Me Tell You for Soprano and Orchestra M1613.A13 L48 2014

Dave Malloy Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 M1508.M231 N38 2015

Steven Stucky Cantus for Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, and Violoncello M647.S88 C36 2016

George Crumb Apparition: Elegiac Songs and Vocalises for Soprano and Amplified Piano M1621.C95 A7 1980

Pierre Boulez Pli selon pli No 3: Improvisation II for Soprano and 9 Instruments M1613.3.B77 P55 no.2 1958

Pierre Boulez Improvisation sur Mallarmé for Soprano and 7 Instruments M1613.3.B77 P55 no.1 1958


The Definitive Bartok Edition Volumes 1 and 2 Bartok Piano Collection Boosey & Hawkes MT243.B29 P53 2016

Bela Bartok Allegro barbaro for Piano Henle Verlag M25.B376 A5 2016

Mike Cornick Style Collection: Jazz for Solo Piano M38.5 .C675 2014


Nikolai Kapustin Duet for Alto Saxophone and Violoncello M291 .K27 op.99 2015

York Höller Doppelspiel for Four Hand Piano M204.H65 D66 2016

Trumpet Fantasy on a Swedish Hymn arr. Kurt Kaiser M261 .T78 2015

Gabriel Kahane Bradbury Studies for String Quartet M452.K1314 B7 2016

Toru Takemitsu A String Around Autumn for Viola and Orchestra M1014.T35 S7 1991

Toru Takemitsu November Steps for Orchestra M1040.T26 N6 1967

Beethoven Six Celebrated Trios for Violin, Cello, and Piano M311.B4 D35 1900z

Nino Rota Concerto No. 2 for Cello and Orchestra M1017 .R86 no.2 2016

William Bolcom String Quartet No. 7 M452 .B665 no.7 2016

Eric Ewazen Sonata for Euphonium and Piano M271.B37 E8 2016


Your April Guide to DPA Events!


From now until Finals week, there are multiple performances happening every weekend in Katzen!

An Evening with the AU Jazz Trio and Friends
Jarrett Murray, Nate Gibson, and Austin Jaffe & Special Guests

Friday, April 14 at 8 pm in 112.


Circle Mirror Transformation a Play by Annie Baker
AU Players
April 20 & 21 at 7 pm, and April 22 at 2 pm and 7 pm. Performances will take place on the Rooftop of McKinley (SOC)
Tickets: $8


The Living Composer’s Series: The Music of Amy Williams
AU Workshop
Friday, April 21 at 8 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall.
Student Tickets $5.


Jazz: Concert and Conversations
AU Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, April 22. Panel and Discussion 6 pm. Concert at 8 pm
Student Tickets $5.


Frenzy and Calm
AU Symphonic Band
Sunday, April 23 at 3 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall.
Student Tickets $5.


Ain’t It a Pretty Night: Scenes and Aria
Nicole Cherecwith’s Senior Recital
Sunday, April 23 at 8 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall


Senior Musical Theater Capstone Performance
April 27 & 28th at 8 pm and April 29 at 2 pm & 8 pm in the Studio Theater
Student Tickets: $10


Lux in Tenebris (Light in the Darkness)
AU Chorus and AU Symphony Orchestra
Friday, April 28 at 8 pm and Saturday, April 29 at 8 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall
Student Tickets: $5


Joe Gallo’s Senior Recital
Saturday, April 29 at 2 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall


Veronica Hylak’s Composition Recital
Friday, May 5 at 7:30 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall


A Path Appears
A Senior Composition Recital by Caroline Salant
Saturday, May 6 at 2 pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall

New Scores!

New Concertos and Chamber Music! Find these and many more on our New Arrivals Shelf!

Benjamin Britten Curlew River Rehearsal Score M2000.B84 C94 1997

Schumann Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major Op. 47 M412 .S42 op.47 2006

Mendelssohn String Quartets Op. 44 M1035.S4 A214 2013

Schumann String Quartets Op. 41 M452 .S398 op.41 2014

Nathan Currier A Musical Banquet for Violin, Cello and Piano M312.C9636 M87 2015

Jonathan Leshnoff Clarinet Concerto: Nekudim Piano Reduction M1025.l5 C53 2016

David Bruce Violin Concerto: Fragile Light Piano Reduction M1013.B773 C8 2016

John Adams Concerto for Solo Alto Saxophone M1035.S4 A214 2013


New CDs!

New CD’s have arrived, including new musicals, soundtracks, and classical!



Falsettos 2016 Broadway Cast Recording CD 2855

The Electric Lady Janelle Monáe CD 2847

Visions of Blue The Oxford American Southern Music Issue no. 18 CD 2849

The Very Best of Prince CD 2833

La La Land Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD 2854

Christopher Rouse Odna Zhizn Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 Prospero’s Rooms CD 2853

Allegiance A New Musical CD 2845

The Revenant Motion Picture Soundtrack CD 2851

Original Traditional Blue Highway CD 2839

On Behalf Of Nature Meredith Monk CD 2852

a cosmic rhythm with each stroke Vijay Iyer Wadada Leo Smith CD 2857

let me tell you Hans Abrahamsen CD 2850

Song of Solomon Ramin Karimloo and Alison Luff CD 2832

Interesting read on albums with lowercase titles such as the albums above.