Irving S. Gilmore Music Library News

February 25, 2016
Ezra Laderman (1924-2015) ranks among the leading American composers of his era. He served as Dean and Professor of Composition at the Yale School of Music, and also as the President of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Music Center, and the National Music Council. Our exhibit...
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February 22, 2016
The new Quicksearch tool – now permanently located on the university library's home page – unites several Yale Library resources under one search interface, including Orbis, the main Library catalog, and Morris, the Law Library catalog. Quicksearch can facilitate the browsing of scores and...
February 19, 2016
The Music Library has recently acquired four Microsoft Surface Pro tablets equipped with the notation software, Staffpad. These are now available for checkout from the Music Library. Staffpad recognizes notation you input on the screen, using a stylus, and converts it to typeset notation on the fly...
February 16, 2016
The Gilmore Music Library is pleased to announce that the papers of influential French composer and Paris Conservatoire professor Betsy Jolas, renowned choral conductor Robert Shaw (1916-1999), music editor Kurt Stone (1911-1989), who edited works by Elliott Carter and Paul Hindemith, and...
February 15, 2016
On Friday March 11th 2016, Vivan Perlis, founder of Yale's Oral History of American Music (OHAM), will be honored at a special concert held during the Society of American Music's 42nd Annual Conference in Boston, MA. The concert, performed by pianist Alison D'Amato and soprano Tony Arnold, will...
January 26, 2016
The library's subscription to medici.tv, an online database of classical, world music, and jazz music videos, is now active.  medici.tv boasts a collection of 1500 classical music videos of ballets, concerts, operas,  documentaries, artist profiles and educational programs making it the largest...
December 8, 2015
Student Curator Eugene Lim '18 will talk about his exhibition on Monday, February 15, at 4:00pm in the Music Library, on the first floor of Sterling Memorial Library (map).  The event is open to the public.   During the Cold War, the U.S. State Department sponsored international concert tours by...

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