Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos.

Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1991. First edition. Green cloth. 490pp. Edited and with an introduction by Thomas McGeary. Contents include the journal Partch kept while he wandered the American West Coast during the Depression, twelve essays on his analysis of the relation of music and the composer to society, twelve extended discussions by Partch of his own compositions, and the librettos or scenarios for six of his major narrative or dramatic compositions. Near Fine in dw.