George J. Buelow's distinguished career as author translator editor and officer of numerous musical associations is celebrated in this collection of essays. The volume planned by his colleagues in honor of his sixty-fifth birthday concentrates on three of his active interests-Handel studies vocal music and singers and the history of music theory. The work concludes with an autobiographical sketch of the dedicatee's early life in Chicago and his formation as a musicologist.
Thomas J. Mathiesen: Thomas J. Mathiesen, Distinguished Professor of Music, Emeritus (Indiana University), was Director of the Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature. His articles have appeared in the _New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians_, _Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart_, and in various journals and Festschriften, and he is the author or editor of twenty-two books.