Blair Performance Archive Accepting Remote Musical Performances

During a time of social distancing and remote learning, we remember the most important reason that we make music: to share it with others. The Wilson Music Library is temporarily expanding the scope of the Blair Performance Archive (BPA) to allow Blair faculty and students to contribute remote performances. If you have repertoire that you… Keep reading

Classical Scores Library Now Available

To facilitate remote teaching and learning in music, the Wilson Music Library has licensed Classical Scores Library, an online database of Western art music scores featuring works from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Currently numbering 53,000 individual works, Classical Scores Library features editions from a variety of publishers, including Universal, Faber, Boosey &… Keep reading

Music Library Closed March 16-27, Staff Working Remotely

The Music Library is closed but we are offering many services remotely. Watch our web page for updates and go to https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/remote-teaching.php to learn how the Libraries can support remote teaching, learning, and research. For assistance, call our service desk number 615-322-7695 or e-mail the Director at holling.smith-borne@vanderbilt.edu.

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Streaming Content Available from Our Databases

Do you need music or video for your courses? We have lots of content available from our subscription databases. Medici.tv, Berliner Philharmoniker, and Met Opera On Demand offer excellent video content, while the Naxos Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound, and DRAM provide streaming audio. You can see a list of all music streaming databases at… Keep reading

Blair Course Support in the Music Library

Need Music and Video Content for Your Online Courses? The VU Libraries Have You Covered! If you are looking for video or music content to add to your BrightSpace courses, check out our latest research guide: https://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/online_video_audio. You will find a comprehensive list of the subscription streaming audio and video databases maintained by the VU… Keep reading

Music Library Hours from Friday, 3/13

Beginning Friday, March 13, 2020, the Music Library will be open the following hours: M-F 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. This schedule also covers remote chat hours. We will be announcing any changes to this schedule as the situation evolves.

Music Library Closed March 16-27, Staff Working Remotely

The Music Library is closed but we are offering many services remotely. Watch our web page for updates and go to https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/remote-teaching.php to learn how the Libraries can support remote teaching, learning, and research. For assistance, call our service desk number 615-322-7695 or e-mail the Director at holling.smith-borne@vanderbilt.edu.

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Music Library open regular hours today (3/10)

For the time being, the Wilson Music Library will continue to be open during regularly scheduled hours. Stay tuned for updates as the situation changes. In the meantime: Wash hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water Sneeze and cough into your elbow or a tissue Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth Stay home… Keep reading

Unique Recordings of Appalachian Music

Did you know that the Blair Performance Archive is home to first-class Appalachian music recordings? Search for the Appalachian Celebration, Dulcimer Afternoon, and Fiddle and Banjo Showcase series to discover some fantastic concerts! Access to the sound and video files is limited to those users with current Vanderbilt University IDs (VUnetID) and passwords.

Music Library Extended Hours

The Wilson Music Library will have extended hours during finals. We will be open on Fridays 4/17 and 4/24 from 8 am until 6 p.m., and on Saturdays 4/18 and 4/25 from 12 until 5 p.m.