This clear, comprehensive reference guide highlights the major events in Ernst Krenek's life in the context of his musical and literary works. An insightful biography carefully puts the man and his work into perspective. Next, a list of compositions is organized in generally chronological order. Publications, manuscript, recording, and performance data are included under each entry in this list. A bibliography of Krenek's writings covers both manuscripts and published writings, while a bibliography of writings about the composer traces his career. This clear, comprehensive reference guide in four major sections details Ernst Krenek's prolific work as both composer and author. The insightful biography provides the reader with guide posts to his life and points out his significant musical and literary achievements. The comprehensive catalog of musical compositions, organized in chronological order according to Krenek's own 237 opus number, includes 105 previously undocumented compositions without opus numbers. Publication, manuscript, recording, and performance data are included under each entry in this list. The bibliography of Krenek's writings is arranged in chronological order and covers both his manuscript and published writings. Appendices, including title, genera, and first line indexes, complement the lists of his works. The fourth section, a selective bibliography of writings about the composer arranged by author, traces his career. The book's thorough index provides access to all people, organizations, and general subjects mentioned. This book is invaluable for everyone interested in Krenek's life and work.Bowles, Garrett H. is the author of 'Ernst Krenek A Bio-Bibliography' with ISBN 9780313252501 and ISBN 0313252505.