Music Library Main Reading Room. Photographer: Mike Marsland

At the heart of the Gilmore Music Library is our magnificent Main Reading Room, a custom-built facility constructed in a former courtyard of Sterling Memorial Library. Photographer: Michael Marsland       

Today's Hours

Music Library8:30am – 4:45pm
Historical Sound Recordings10am-3pm (by appt. only)
Special Collections8:30am – 4:45pm
Oral History of American Music12pm – 4:45pm

In Focus

Front cover for The Sound of the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra (RCA Victor EPB-1009)

A finding aid for the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra Papers (MSS 140) is now available. 

Vivian Perlis with Aaron Copland

Adding to existing extracts available on its YouTube channel, additional materials from Oral History of American Music's (OHAM) renowned collection are now publicly available online via the Gilmore Music Library's recently launched instance of Avalon Media System. This new collection of extracts will serve as a test of Avalon's ability to provide unrestricted access to digital or digitized audiovisual materials to a global audience, rights permitting.