Best Sellers: Music and Art, September 19, 2013

December 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. What Art Is
    Danto, Arthur C.
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300174878. $24
  2. What Was Contemporary Art?
    Meyer, Richard
    MIT Press
    2013. ISBN 9780262135085. $35
  3. Titian: His Life
    Hale, Sheila
    2012. ISBN 9780060598761. $39.99
  4. The Strange Career of Porgy and Bess: Race, Culture, and America’s Most Famous Opera
    Noonan, Ellen
    University of North Carolina Press
    2012. ISBN 9780807837160. $39.95
  5. Medieval Modern: Art Out of Time
    Nagel, Alexander
    Thames & Hudson
    2012. ISBN 9780500238974. $45
  6. Mozart’s Grace
    Burnham, Scott G.
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691009100. $29.95
  7. The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies
    Till, Nicholas
    Cambridge University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780521855617. $85
  8. Picasso and the Chess Player: Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and the Battle for the Soul of Modern Art
    Witham, Larry
    University Press of New England
    2013. ISBN 9781611682533. $29.95
  9. The Violin: A Social History of the World’s Most Versatile Instrument
    Schoenbaum, David
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393084405. $39.95
  10. Bernini: Art as Theatre
    Warwick, Genevieve
    Yale University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780300187069. $55
  11. Art in Oceania: A New History
    Brunt, Peter
    Yale University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780300190281. $100
  12. Influences: Art, Optics, and Astrology in the Italian Renaissance
    Quinlan-McGrath, Mary
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226922843. $35
  13. The Saxophone
    Cottrell, Stephen
    Yale University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780300100419. $40
  14. The Sorcerer of Bayreuth: Richard Wagner, His Work and His World
    Millington, Barry
    Oxford University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780199933761. $39.95
  15. Artworld Prestige: Arguing Cultural Value
    Van Laar, Timothy
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199913985. $27.95
  16. Forged: Why Fakes Are the Great Art of Our Age
    Keats, Jonathon
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199928354. $19.95
  17. Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History
    Sayer, Derek
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691043807. $35
  18. From Republic to Empire: Rhetoric, Religion, and Power in the Visual Culture of Ancient Rome
    Pollini, John
    University of Oklahoma Press
    2012. ISBN 9780806142586. $60
  19. Listening to Stanley Kubrick: The Music in His Films
    Gengaro, Christine Lee
    2012. ISBN 9780810885646. $60
  20. Music in the Eighteenth Century
    Rice, John
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393929188. $45.45


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