...this is a beautifully detailed and lovingly constructed project. The work radiates the warmth and dedication of its author and editor from cover to cover. This is more than a music reference tool; it is a creation with both a heart and a soul. (Music Reference Services Quarterly
Perreault has made a valuable contribution for anyone wishing to explore German instrumental or vocal music from the generation immediately preceding Johann Sebastian Bach.... Should libraries purchase this catalog? Certainly. (vol. 61 Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, JUNE 2005
...a substantial work that is thoroughly researched, extremely well-documented, and very user-friendly...Perreault provides an excellent reference for librarians helping students or students helping themselves. The comprehensive and informative source would make a fine addition to any music library. (Fontes Artis Musicae, Vol. 54, No. 1
This [book] will surely earn [Perreault] the gratitude of scores of scholars and performers for spreading out before them the broad spectrum of Pachelbel's output, for making his music much more accessible than it has ever been, and for inviting them to participate in a problem-conscious, critical, and—yes—exciting survey of the rich and varied Pachelbel repertoire. (Christoph Wolff (from the Foreword), William Powell Mason Professor of Music, Harvard University)
About the Author
Jean M. Perreault
was professor emeritus of bibliography and consultant for special collections and archives at the M. Louis Salmon Library, University of Alabama in Huntsville. He died in May 2001. Donna K. Fitch
is a web designer and editor at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.