Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

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...
OHAM Logo
January 20, 2017
The staff of Oral History of American Music (OHAM) have recently conducted interviews with Bright Sheng, John Luther Adams, Jabala Billy Hart, and Toshiko Akiyoshi.  In the next few months, interviews are planned with Guy Klucevsek, David Lang, and first year composition students at the Yale School...
Berliner Philharmoniker Logo
January 20, 2017
The Music Library subscribes to many databases that bring full-text books and articles, streaming audio, and streaming video to your computer, anywhere in the world, 24/7.  Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall is available once again to Yale students, faculty, and staff.  Access is by IP...
Slam Stewart. Photographer unknown.
January 20, 2017
Several archival collections were processed this fall, and are open for research. These include the papers of two award-winning producers of Broadway hits and Classical performances: Thomas Z. Shepard and Goddard Lieberson (finding aid forthcoming), as well as the papers of Slam Stewart, prominent...
New Music Library Circulation Desk
January 20, 2017
The Gilmore Music Library's renovation project, which started in June 2016, is now complete. The renovated space features: A brand new circulation desk area, complete with new comfortable seating, new locations for our computer workstations and self-service printing and scanning facilities, and a...
Avalon Logo
January 20, 2017
Following a successful pilot in Fall 2016 of Avalon Media System, a replacement to Variations that is now being used to stream audio e-reserves at the Gilmore Music Library, the Music Library and Yale Library IT are pleased to announce the launch of a full production version of the system, which...
Willie Ruff. Photo by Harold Shapiro
January 18, 2017
With the recent completion of its renovations, the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library is delighted to announce the inaugural exhibit, on view in its brand-new exhibition space in the corridor outside the Music Library from January 27-April 25. The exhibit, entitled A Riff on Ruff: Yale’s Jazz...

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