Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

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...
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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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September 19, 2019
This year marks 50 years since Oral History of American Music (OHAM) was founded in 1969 by Vivian Perlis. Various celebrations of this anniversary are planned throughout the academic year. Yale’s Center for Collaborative Arts and Media is hosting a two-week long installation of pieces created by...
September 19, 2019
The Gilmore Music Library is pleased to announce that it is now providing significantly enhanced online streaming access to audiovisual materials in its Special Collections, including Historical Sound Recordings (HSR) and Oral History of American Music (OHAM). Working with the consulting and...
From Prodigy to Priestess: Clara Schumann at 200
August 27, 2019
On September 13, 2019, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819–1896), one of the most brilliant and influential musicians of the nineteenth century. Beginning as a dazzling child prodigy and ending as a black-clad “priestess” of high art, she was in the...
Rock's Backpages Logo
July 29, 2019
The Gilmore Music Library is currently trialing a new database, Rock's Backpages - the world's biggest archive of music journalism and pop writing of the last 60 years.  Comprising of over 40,000 articles, the RBP library aggregates the work of over 720 of the finest writers across all popular-...

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