This 1,600 page, three-volume set is the comprehensive resource for restoration of string instruments and bows. For more than 250 years, violin, viola, cello, and bass bows have been crafted from the wood of the Pernambuco tree native to Brazil. The effects of deforestation and climate change are causing extensive damage to the Pernambuco’s ecosystem,… Keep reading
The Wilson Music Library is pleased to announce that our users now have access to Bloomsbury Popular Music. Purchased with end-of-year funds made available to the VU Libraries, Bloomsbury Popular Music provides online access to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, the popular 33 1/3 and Global 33 1/3 series, and an… Keep reading
The Vanderbilt Libraries now provide access to Academic Video Online, a streaming video product with more than 68,000 videos. An Alexander Street Press product, Academic Video Online includes documentaries, performances, and motion pictures from a broad array of providers, including Broadway HD, California Newsreels, CNN, PBS, and Sony Pictures.
The Blair community (faculty, staff, students) is invited to our First Day of Classes Breakfast and Open House on Wednesday, August 21, from 8 a.m. to noon. Enjoy pastries and coffee and conversation. We hope to see you there!
The Wilson Music Library will be closed for the university holiday on July 4-5, 2019. Regular summer hours will resume on Monday, July 8.
The Music Library will move to summer hours beginning Sunday May 5. Those hours are: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Closed. The Music Library will also be closed on May 27 (Memorial Day) and July 4 (Independence Day).
The Wilson Music Library will offer extended hours on the following dates so students have additional time to study for finals and use the Library’s resources: April 19 (Friday) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 20 (Saturday) 12-5 p.m. April 26 (Friday) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27 (Saturday) 12-5 p.m. See the Music Library’s webpage for complete… Keep reading
Come to Sankofa, an African Drumming and Dance Performance on Tuesday, April 9th at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Central Library. Free and open to the public. Reception follows the event. Sponsored by the Wilson Music Library and The Student Outreach and Engagement Committee of the Heard Libraries.
The Music Library be modifying open hours next week due to Spring Break: March 3 (Sunday): CLOSED March 4-8 (Monday through Friday): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 (Saturday): CLOSED Regular hours resume on March 10 (Sunday): 2 p.m.-10 p.m.
On March 21 from 3-5 p.m., join us in the Wilson Music Library for a celebration of the theremin, a 20th century electronic instrument controlled without physical contact. Best known for its eerie, other-worldly sounds, the theremin is featured in several famous movies (The Day the Earth Stood Still, Spell Bound, The Lost Weekend), and… Keep reading