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Music Library Spring Break Hours

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.

Spring Celebration of Music: Featuring the Theremin, 3/21

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

Full-Text Content Now Available in RIPM

This January, the Music Library upgraded its subscription to the RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals to include full-text content. Featuring periodicals from 1760 to 1966, RIPM provides indexing for more than 270 music periodicals and the complete full-text of more than 180 rare primary source journals. New titles are added bi-annually. You can access… Keep Reading

Full-Text Content Now Available in RILM

This January, the Music Library upgraded its subscription to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature to include full-text content from more than 200 music periodicals from 50 countries. We retain access to RILM’s extensive international abstracts, and are pleased to offer enhanced access to content for research in musicology and ethnomusicology. You can access RILM from… Keep Reading

New Database: RILM Music Encyclopedias

RILM Music Encyclopedias offers comprehensive encyclopedic coverage of a variety of subjects and topics in musicology and ethnomusicology including popular music, opera, women composers, and blues and gospel. Currently encompassing 54 titles dating from 1775 to the present, RILM Music Encyclopedias will continue to expand. Titles include Algemene muziek encyclopedie, Annals of Opera (1597-1940), Biographical… Keep Reading

New Resource for Streaming Video:

Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff now have access to, “the world’s leading classical music channel.” Watch full-length concerts, ballets, operas, masterclasses, and documentaries, and tune in to special live-streamed events. Content includes performances from the Verbier Festival, Glyndebourne, the Salzburg Festival, and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Access from the Wilson Music Library’s webpage (under “Video… Keep Reading

Music Library Winter Break Hours

Open M-F, Dec. 17-Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1, Jan. 5 Open W-F, Jan. 2-4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours resume Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

Music Library Extended Exam Hours

Friday, 11/30: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 12/1: 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 12/7: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 12/8: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Music Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Music Library will have modified hours during the Thanksgiving Break period. Nov. 18–CLOSED Nov 19-21–9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22-24–CLOSED Normal hours resume on Sunday, Nov. 25.

Pre-College Open House, Oct. 25, 2018

Pre-College students and families: You are invited to the Music Library for the Annual Pre-College Halloween celebration on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 4-6 p.m. Featured performers include members of the Blair Children’s Choir’s Training Choir and its Boys’ Choir at 5:15 p.m. Costumes are highly encouraged! Come and learn about everything the Music Library has… Keep Reading