The first attempt at a comprehensive, international bibliography of literature on Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), worldwide in coverage and accessing literature written between 1848 and 1982 inclusive.
...excellent...well-documented and cross-referenced...enthusiastically recommended to all who are interested in Johannes Brahms and to all reference divisions of university libraries. American Reference Books Annual ...well-organized, thorough, and an invaluable aid to Brahms scholars, aficionados, teachers, and performers... Choral Journal This is the most thorough bibliography on Brahms to date...a highly organized, usable reference tool...highly recommended for upper-division undergraduate and university libraries and for public libraries with music collections. CHOICE Thomas Quigley's Brahms bibliography, which details almost 3,200 books and articles with copious cross-reference and mostly helpful annotation, is clearly the result of monumental effort, and will provide an indispensable research tool as the new epoch in Brahms studies gathers momentum. Musical Times ...an essential research tool for all Brahms scholars...an impressive achievement. Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association ...in comprehensiveness and accuracy his effort surpasses all others...meticulous...succinct annotations... American Brahms Society Newsletter ...monumental... Fontes Artis Musicae ...this book will serve as the pre-eminent bibliographical source for Brahms... Music & Letters