Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

J. Rosamond Johnson
April 4, 2018
The Black Sound and the Archive Working Group at Yale University is a two-year initiative (supported by Yale’s 320 York Humanities Grant) that focuses on the history and significance of African-American sonic practices in tandem with critical examination of the nature of archives. The group seeks...
Construction site sign
February 22, 2018
The Special Collections Reading Room at the Gilmore Music Library will be closed from Monday, March 12 through Friday, March 16. The exterior windows in the Music Library office suite are going to be replaced, and we expect the construction work to be noisy and disruptive. If you need to do special...
Dame en Habit De Chambre,
February 13, 2018
Our latest exhibition, Treasures of Guitar and Lute Music from the Gilmore Music Library, opening February 13th 2018, spans more than 400 years. It includes two remarkable lute works from the late 16th and early 17th centuries: a treatise by Vincenzo Galilei (the father of the scientist Galileo...
Oxford Music Online Logo
February 12, 2018
Grove Music Online (aka Oxford Music Online) migrated to a new platform in December.  This migration happened suddenly and there are a number of bugs still being worked out. The Music Library Association (MLA) has a news blog on the Grove Music Online Update with issues and tips that may help you...
Jason Moran. Photo Credit Left: macfound.org
February 9, 2018
New interviews: Since last summer, Oral History of American Music (OHAM) staff have conducted interviews with Robert Carl, Wayne Escoffery, Michael Gordon, Robert Kyr, David Lang, and Morton Subotnick. All interviews will be catalogued and transcribed and will be available to researchers in the...
Musical Roots of the Elm City Poster
October 25, 2017
The Gilmore Music Library’s special collections naturally contain an abundance of materials from Yale faculty, students, and alumni, and such items have appeared in many of our other exhibits. But in Musical Roots of the Elm City, we focus instead on local music and musicians with little or no...
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September 15, 2017
On September 6th, the Library released three new features in Quicksearch Advanced Search A significant upgrade for music searches, there is now an Advanced Search page for the Books+ section of Quicksearch, the library’s single search interface to Yale’s two library catalogs Orbis and Morris.  You...

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