Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

Julia Wolfe
August 3, 2020
Oral History of American Music (OHAM) is pleased to announce that its cornerstone collection, Major Figures in American Music, is now accessible online. Major Figures in American Music incorporates over 1400 interviews with noted American composers, performers and other significant musicians,...
Exhibit poster
March 27, 2020
The Gilmore Music Library celebrates the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the Yale School of Music with an exhibition that highlights the School’s early years. Among the musicians featured are Gustave Stoeckel (the first Professor of Music at Yale), Horatio Parker (the first Dean of the...
Berliner Gramophone Disc
January 24, 2020
The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library is pleased to announce the completion of a project to describe and provide free open access to a collection of 732 Berliner Gramophone discs from its Historical Sound Recordings (HSR) Collection. In the late 19th Century, Emil Berliner (1851-1929) developed the...
Dr. Luce A. Klein at a gallery opening for a Philippe Halsman exhibit, circa 1975. Photographer unknown.
December 5, 2019
Luce A. Klein, co-founder of Spoken Arts, Inc., passed away on 11 January, 2019.  Along with her family, we mourn the loss of one who, with her husband, Arthur, established in 1956 the recording company that pioneered the recording of literary works, paving the way for audiobooks industry we know...
Exhibition poster
October 1, 2019
The Gilmore Music Library's latest exhibition, Sex, Satire, and Song takes an incredible look inside the Broadway revue, revealing remarkable moments in the life of an iconic stage form which revolutionized the American musical in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, and laid the foundation for such treasured...
Question mark
September 30, 2019
You are invited to fill out a short survey about Music Library services at Yale. Let us know how we’re doing and what we could do to improve. The survey is anonymous and should take less than 10 minutes to complete. The survey is now live and will run through October 14, 2019.   We are giving away...
Photograph of the Gilmore Music Library circulation desk
September 24, 2019
An essential time-saver for anyone new to music research at Yale, whether searching for performance or research materials. Learn how to search like an expert for music scores and recordings; how to access amazing online resources, including streaming audio and video, all available 24/7; and get to...

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