Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

April 20, 2015
The staff and collections of Oral History of American Music (OHAM) have moved from their previous location on Prospect Street to Sterling Memorial Library (SML). OHAM’s director, Libby Van Cleve, is now located in a reconstructed office in room 332 on the third floor of SML. Adjacent to her office...
Swing into Spring thumbnail of poster
March 27, 2015
All are welcome to join us for an evening of dance and fun on April 8th. The Gilmore Music Library, the Yale University Library, and Yale Swing and Blues are proud to sponsor this event to (hopefully!) swing us into spring for good! Most of the music at the event is from the Music Library's...
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March 27, 2015
It’s customary to describe the history of western art music as a progression of historical periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern. These periods form the basis of countless books, recordings, courses, radio programs, and so on. But they are the creation of...
Seeing Voices: Imaging Applied to Early Recorded Sound Preservation
September 24, 2014
The Yale Library is delighted to offer a lecture and reception featuring Professor Carl Haber, Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and 2013 MacArthur Fellow. The event is sponsored by the Richard Warren Jr. (B.A. 1959) Fund for the Preservation and Promotion of Music. ...
August 13, 2014
Did you know that Yale Library provides access to a number of Cambridge History of Music volumes from American Music to World Music. Here's a listing of all of them. The Cambridge History of American Music The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Music The Cambridge History of Musical...
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Fall 2014 Since at least the invention of the bicinium, the two-part vocal or instrumental compositions of the Renaissance and early Baroque, duets have been an integral part of learning to play an instrument or sing, and have been included in most etude, method, and music theory books for at least...
Monday, February 24, 2014 - Monday, June 16, 2014 Robert B. Haas Family Library, 180 York St., New Haven, CT 06511 Improvisation is the word that first comes to mind for many when they think of jazz. Imagine musicians playing together, being inspired by each other’s performance, and collaborating...

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