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Vanderbilt library spotlights two trailblazing alumnae in creative arts

The Iconoclastic Marshall Chapman  Haunted Hills of Mildred Haun Exhibition Reception Friday, March 22 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Central Library Fourth Floor Lobby The trailblazing roles of two Vanderbilt alumnae in the music and publishing fields are highlighted in exhibitions at the university’s Central Library. Marshall Chapman, BA’71, and Mildred Haun, BA’35 and MA’37,… Keep Reading

Spring Celebration of Music: Featuring the Theremin

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3-5 pm. WHERE: The Wilson Music Library, located on the 2nd floor of the Blair School of Music. ABOUT: Join us 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… Keep Reading

Smith, McCorkle, Chapman and Berg to perform at the Belcourt for Vanderbilt’s libraries

“An Evening of Stories and Songs with Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman and Matraca Berg,” a fundraiser for Vanderbilt’s Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, will take place at the Belcourt Theatre on April 11. Show time is 7:30 p.m. The hour-long performance will be followed by a book and CD signing. Since 1998, Smith and McCorkle, both New York Times best-selling authors, have… Keep Reading

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: medici.tv

Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff now have access to medici.tv, “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 medici.tv 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