Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

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September 15, 2017
On September 6th, the Library released three new features in Quicksearch Advanced Search A significant upgrade for music searches, there is now an Advanced Search page for the Books+ section of Quicksearch, the library’s single search interface to Yale’s two library catalogs Orbis and Morris.  You...
MGG Cover
August 18, 2017
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG), the renowned music encyclopedia that has long been a core resource for music researchers, is now available online. MGG offers in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy and visual arts.  The...
Front cover for The Sound of the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra (RCA Victor EPB-1009)
August 10, 2017
A finding aid for the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra Papers (MSS 140) is now available.  The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra was formed in 1952 by Eddie Sauter (1914-1981) and Bill Finegan (1917-2008). Sauter and Finegan were prominent arrangers for big bands led by artists such as Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman...
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July 13, 2017
The Gilmore Music Library has adopted a new system, called Aeon, that enables you to request special collections directly from the catalogs where you look them up, to view at the Music Library. When you have found the item you want in Orbis or Quicksearch, just click the link that says “Request...
Vivian Perlis with Aaron Copland
June 30, 2017
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...
Kay Swift
April 27, 2017
The Gilmore Music Library has a new exhibition, “Tomorrow’s Overture is Always Best”: The Music of Kay Swift, curated by Emma Hathaway TD ’17, who has been writing her senior essay on Swift. The exhibition runs from April 25 - October 10, 2017. It is also available online. Kay Swift (1897-1993) was...
The Long Trail March - West & Co.
April 7, 2017
In the second of our Gilmore Insights blog post series, Music Librarian for Reference and Instruction, Suzanne Lovejoy, discusses one of the most popular and enduring songs of World War I, "There’s a Long, Long Trail A-Winding". Suzanne outlines the history of the song, including its connection to...

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