Robert M. Stevenson: A Selected Bibliography.

Malena Kuss
University of North Texas, Denton



"Mexico: Land of Musical Charm," Etude Music Magazine (February 1949), 67-68.

"Mexican Musical Panorama, 1949," Southwestern Musician (April 1949), 9, 40-44, 47.

"Christmas Music in Mexico," Etude Music Magazine (December 1950), 18-19.

Music in Mexico: A Historical Survey. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1952, xv, 300 p. Paperback reprint (New York: Apollo 
Editions, 1971).

"Music from an Unstrung Violin" [Juventino Rosas's violin], Etude Music Magazine (March 1952), 17, 64.

"The First Dated Mention of the Sarabande," Journal of the American Musicological Society (Spring 1952), 29-31.

"Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Resources in Mexico (Part I)," Fontes artis musicae, I/2 (1954), 69-78; (Part II), II/1 (1955), 10-15.

"The Distinguished Maestro of New Spain: Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla," Hispanic American Historical Review, XXXV/3 (1955), 363-373.

"Opera Beginnings in the New World," The Musical Quarterly, XLV/1 (January 1959), 8-25.

"Ancient Peruvian Instruments," Galpin Society Journal, XII (June 1959), 17-43.

The Music of Peru. Aboriginal and Viceroyal Epochs. Washington, D.C.: Pan American Union - General Secretariat, Organization of American States, 1959, xii, 331 p. (12 transcriptions, p. 225-320).

"Early Peruvian Folk Music," Journal of American Folklore, LXXIII/288 (April-June 1960), 112-132.

"Music Research in South American Libraries," Inter-American Music Bulletin, 18 (July 1960), 1-4.

"Music Instruction in Inca Land," Journal of Research in Music Education, VIII/2 (Fall 1960), 110-123.

"Early Peruvian Music," Inter-American Music Bulletin, XX (November 1960), 6.

"Musikforschung in Südamerika," Musica: Monatsschrift für alle Gebiete des Musiklebens, 14. Jahrgang, Heft 11 (November 1960), 752-754.

"A propos de la sarabande," Revue de musicologie, XLVII/123 (1961), 113-115.

"Cathedral Organs in the Capitals of Argentina, Brazil and Chile," The Organ, XLI/161 (1961), 48-52.

"Cathedral Organs in the Andes," The Organ, XLII/165 (1962), 42-47.

"Colonial Music in Bogota," Inter-American Music Bulletin, No. 27 (January 1962), 5-6.

"The Bogota Music Archive," Journal of the American Musicological Society, XV/3 (Fall 1962), 292-315.

"The Sarabande: A Dance of American Descent," Inter-American Music Bulletin, 30 (July 1962), 1-13.

"Comienzos de la Opera en el Nuevo Mundo," Boletín Interamericano de Música, 40 (July 1962), 3-19.

"Música en Quito," Revista Musical Chilena, XVI/81-82 (Julio-Diciembre 1962), 172-194.

"Music in Quito: Four Centuries," Hispanic American Historical Review, XLIII/2 (May 1963), 247-266.

"America Centrale," Enciclopedia della Musica Ricordi. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1963, I, 55-59.

"America del Sud," Enciclopedia della Musica Ricordi. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1963, I, 60-63.

"From Archive to Print: Problems and Premises," Inter-American Music Bulletin, 36 (July 1963), 1-4.

"The Mexican Origins of the Sarabande," Inter-American Music Bulletin, 33 (January 1963), 7.

"Secular Music in Colonial Mexico," Inter-American Music Bulletin, 39 (January 1964), 1-3.

"Latin American Archives," Fontes artis musicae, 9/1 (January-June 1962), 19-21.

"Colonial Music in Colombia," The Americas, XIX/2 (October 1962), 121-136. Also published in Revista Musical Chilena, XVI/81-82 (Julio-Diciembre 1962), 153- 171; translated by Andrés Pardo Tovar, published separately in Colombia as La música colonial colombiana (Cali: Instituto Popular de Cultura de Cali, Departamento de Investigaciones Folklóricas, 1964), 62 p.; reprinted by the Academy of American Franciscan History (Washington, D.C.), 1962.

"European Music in Sixteenth-Century Guatemala," The Musical Quarterly, L/3 (1964), 341-352.

"Mexico City Cathedral Music, 1600-1750," The Americas, Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History, XXI/2 (October 1964), 111-135.

"La primera ópera del Nuevo Mundo," Américas, XVI/2 (February 1964), 33-35. Also in English edition of Americas, XVI/2 (January 1964), 33-34.

"La música en la Catedral de México: 1600-1750," Revista Musical Chilena, XIX/92 (Abril-Junio 1965), 11-31. Translation of 1964 article in The Americas.

"Bogotá puede enorgullecerse de una cultural musical colonial," El Tiempo, Suplemento Semanal (January 1965).

"A Newly Discovered Mexican Sixteenth-Century Musical Imprint," Yearbook of the Inter-American Institute for Musical Research, II (1966), 91-94.

"The Earliest Polyphonic Imprint in South America," Notes, quarterly journal of the Music Library Association, XXIII/3 (1967), 453-454.

"A Neglected Johannes de Garlandia Manuscript (1486) in South America," Notes, quarterly journal of the Music Library Association, XXIV/1 (September 1967), 9-17.

"Arqueología musical: Música zapoteca del siglo XVI," Excelsior Magazine Dominical (Mexico City) (December 10, 1967), 2-3.

"Some Portuguese Sources for Early Brazilian Music History," Yearbook of the Inter-American Institute for Musical Research, IV (1968), 1-44.

"Francisco Correa de Arauxo: New Light on His Career," Revista Musical Chilena, XXII/103 (Enero-Marzo 1968), 7-42.

"La música en Quito," Arnahis, journal of the Archivo Nacional de Historia (Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Quito), 17 (1968), 7-28.

"Les musiques Incas et Aztèques, et leur survivances," Encyclopédie des musiques sacrées. Paris: Editions Labergerie, 1968, I, 105-111.

"Chilean Music in the Santa Cruz Epoch," Inter-American Music Bulletin, 67 (September 1968), 1-18.

"La música chilena en la época de Santa Cruz," Boletín Interamericano de Música, 67 (Septiembre 1968), 3-16.

"The Afro-American Musical Legacy to 1800," The Musical Quarterly, LIV/4 (October 1968), 475-502.

Music in Aztec and Inca Territory. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. Second edition, 1976. Monumental contribution to the documented history of Mexico and Peru at the time of contact, xi, 378 p., 30-page bibliography.

"Gottschalk en Buenos Aires," Boletín Interamericano de Música, 74 (Noviembre 1969), 3-12. English, in Inter-American Music Bulletin (November 1969), 1-7.

"Gottschalk en el Oeste Sudamericano," Boletín Interamericano de Música, 74 (November 1969), 13-28. English, in Inter-American Music Bulletin (November 1969), 7-16.

"The First New World Composers: Fresh Data from Peninsular Archives," Journal of the American Musicological Society, XXIII/1 (Spring 1970), 95-106. Spanish, in Heterofonía, III/15 (November-December 1970), 4-12.

Renaissance and Baroque Musical Sources in the Americas. Washington, D.C.: General Secretariat, Organization of American States, 1970. Archival holdings, 346 p.; thematic catalogue, 73 p.

"Hernando Franco, el más notable compositor renacentista de México," Heterofonía, II/11 (March-April 1970), 4-11.

"Lázaro del Alamo, primer compositor europeo en México," Heterofonía, II/12 (May-June 1970), 7-11.

Tribute to José Bernardo Alcedo, 1788-1878. Washington, D.C.: General Secretariat, Organization of American States, 1971, 23 p. Spanish, "Homenaje a José Bernardo Alcedo (1788-1878)," Boletín Interamericano de Música, 80 (March-June 1971), 3-24. English, also in Inter-American Music Bulletin, 80 (March-June 1971), 1-22. Spanish, also in Boletín de la Biblioteca Nacional (Lima), XXVI/61-62 (1972), 13-37.

"Mexican Colonial Music Manuscripts Abroad," Notes, quarterly journal of the Music Library Association, XXIX/2 (1972), 203-214. Spanish, in Heterofonía, V/25 and V/26 (July-August and September-October, 1972), 4-11 and 4-9.

"Andrés Pardo Tovar (1911-1972): In Memoriam," Yearbook of the Inter-American Institute for Musical Research, VIII (1972), 133-137.

"Written Sources for Indian Music until 1882," Ethnomusicology, XVII/1 (January 1973), 1-40.

"English Sources for Indian Music until 1882," Ethnomusicology, XVII/3 (September 1973), 399-442.

Foundations of New World Opera with a Transcription of the Earliest American Opera, 1701. Lima: Ediciones CVLTVRA, 1973, ix, 300 p.

Transcription of La púrpura de la rosa (1701) by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco (1644- 1728), with critical preface (115 pp.).

Peru in International Music Encyclopedias. Lima: Pacific Press, 1973, 16 pp.

"The South American Lyric Stage (to 1800)," Inter-American Music Bulletin, No. 87 (July-October 1973), 1-27.

"Francisco López Capillas," Heterofonía, VI/4 (July-August 1973), 7-10.

"The Western Hemisphere: From the Beginnings to 1600," Chapter 10 in Music from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, edited by F. W. Sternfeld. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973, 425-430.

"Latin America," Chapter 11 in Music in the Modern Age, edited by F. W. Sternfeld. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973, 407-432.

"Compositores de la época colonial, José de Loaysa y Agurto," Heterofonía, VII/2 (March-April 1974), 11-13.

"Compositores de la época colonial, Antonio de Salazar," Heterofonía, VII/4 (July-August 1974), 4-6.

"El 'Carmen' reivindicado," Heterofonía, VII/3 (May-June 1974), 17-20.

Christmas Music from Baroque Mexico. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1974. Preface (97 p.; facsimiles and transcriptions (94 p.).

Seventeenth-Century villancicos from a Puebla convent archive transcribed with optional added parts for ministriles. Lima: Ediciones CVLTVRA, 1974, 123 p.

"Un olvidado Manual de Guitarra de 1776," Heterofonía, VIII/5 (September-October 1975), 14-16; VIII/6(November-December 1975), 5-9.

A Guide to Caribbean Music History. Bibliographic Supplement to a paper read at the 1975 Annual Meeting of the Music Library Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Lima: Ediciones CVLTVRA, 1975, 101 p., with music supplement. As Caribbean Music History. A Selective Annotated Bibliography with Musical Supplement in Inter-American Music Review, IV/1 (Fall 1981), 84 p., 11 musical examples.

Latin American Colonial Music Anthology. Washington, D.C.: General Secretariat, Organization of American States, 1975, 376 p. 18 of the 40 transcriptions (in Stevenson's hand?) in the 1975 Anthology are printed in Inter-American Music Review, VII/1 (Fall-Winter 1985), a supplement of 41 (42) transcriptions published ten years after the publication of the 1975 Anthology, which coincided with the Premio Interamericano de Cultura "Gabriela Mistral," bestowed upon Stevenson by the CIDEM and the OEA/OAS in recognition of his work.

Torrejón y Velasco, Tomás de, La púrpura de la rosa, estudio preliminar y transcripción de la música por Robert Stevenson. Lima: Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Biblioteca Nacional,1976, 132 + 19 + 145 p.

"Tendencias en la investigación de la música colonial," Heterofonía, IX/4 (July-August 1976), 3-6.

"Rumbos de la investigación sobre música colonial latinoamericana," Revista Musical Chilena, XXX/134 (1976), 3-8.

"Acentos folklóricos en la música mexicana temprana," Heterofonía, X/2 (March-April 1977), 5-7.

"Primeros compositores nativos de México," Heterofonía, X/3 (May-June 1977), 4-5.

"Esteban Salas y Castro - primer compositor nativo de Cuba," Heterofonía, No. 55, Vol. X/4 (Julio-Agosto 1977), 4-8.

"Nuevos recursos para el estudio de la música latinoamericana," Heterofonía, X/1 (January-February 1977), 15-24.

"Visión norteamericana de las otras Américas hacia 1900," Revista Musical Chilena, XXXI/137 (1977), 5-35. English, "American Awareness of the Other Americas to 1900," Essays on Music for Charles Warren Fox (Rochester: Eastman School of Music Press, 1979), 181-205.

"Jaime Nunó después de 1854," Heterofonía, XI/1 (January-February 1978), 3-13, 23-26.

"Ramón de la Plaza: Ensayos sobre el arte en Venezuela," Heterofonía, XI/2 (March-April 1978), 34-36.

"El elemento negro en los albores de la música del Nuevo Mundo," Heterofonía, XI/2 (March-April 1978), 4-10.

"Samuel Martí, etnomusicólogo," Heterofonía, XI/3 (May-June 1978), 3-5.

"Notas de la Biblioteca Musical, Marzo 1978," Heterofonía, XI/4 (July-August 1978), 33-35.

"El más memorable de los maestros indígenas," Heterofonía, XI/4 (July-August 1978), 23-27.

"Music in the San Juan, Puerto Rico Cathedral to 1900," Revista/Review Interamericana, VIII (1978), 546-569.

"Sixteenth- through Eighteenth-Century Resources in Mexico: Part III," Fontes artis musicae, 25/2 (1978), 156-187.

"La música en la Catedral de Caracas hasta 1836," Revista Musical Chilena, XXXIII/145 (Enero-Marzo 1979), 48-114.

"Manuel de Zumaya en Oaxaca," Heterofonía, XII/64 (1979), 3-9, 45.

"Los sucesores de Juan Matías (1668-1740)," Heterofonía, XII/65 (1979), 7-13.

"La música en la Catedral de Caracas hasta 1836," Revista Musical Chilena, XXXIII/145 (1979), 48-64.

"Festival Mexicano-Norteamericano de las Artes en chicago," Heterofonía, XII/67 (1979), 6-8.

"El Obispo benedictino brasileño a quien se debe la primera publicación pianística," Heterofonía, XIII/69 (1980), 9-13.

"Musicología mexicana, 1980," Heterofonía, XIII/71 (1980), 2-12.

"Calderonian Opera," Distinguished Professor's Lecture delivered in commemoration of the tercentenary of Pedro Calderón de la Barca's (1600-1681) death, at Schoenberg Hall, University of California at Los Angeles, April 16, 1981, 23 p. Printed and distributed by the author.

"Carlos Chávez, visto por la prensa de los Estados Unidos," Heterofonía, XIV/73 (1981), 3-11.

"Los contactos de Haydn con el Mundo Ibérico," Revista Musical Chilena, XXXVI/157 (1982), 3-39.

"Latin America," The New Oxford Companion to Music. London: Oxford University Press, 1983, II, 1045-1050.

"Música secular en Jamaica: 1688-1822," Revista Musical de Venezuela, IV (1983), 143-151.

The Music of Colonial Spanish America. A Note on the Music of Colonial Brazil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Reprinted from The Cambridge History of Latin America (1984), 771-798, 799-803, 893-894.

"Ginastera's Arrangement of an Organ Toccata by Domenico Zipoli: Some Recollections about the Career of a Master Composer," Latin American Music Review, 6/1 (Spring-Summer 1985), 94-96.

Inter-American Music Review, Robert Stevenson, editor. I/1 (Fall 1978-), 2 issues per year.

Handbook of Latin American Studies, 1936-, a publication of the Hispanic Division, Library of Congress, Dolores Moyano Martin, editor. Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press; presently Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press. "Music Section," compiled

by Robert Stevenson since 1976 (No. 38-).

Entries in The New Catholic Encyclopedia (New York: McGraw Hill, 1967); The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1980); Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (see appended list of entries).


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