Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

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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 - August 25, 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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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...
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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, as well as the papers of Slam Stewart, prominent American jazz bassist. In...

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