CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Nov, 2014, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p414, 2 p.
Online information service, Cable television/data services, Online services, Online information services -- Evaluation, Information services -- Evaluation, Online services -- Evaluation, and Music -- Manuscripts
Music Manuscripts Online, from The Morgan Library & Museum URL: http://www.themorgan.org/music/default.asp [e] 52-1159 [Internet Resource] [Visited Aug'14] Music Manuscripts Online is a special digital [...]
Manuscripts -- Bibliography, Music -- Manuscripts, CD-ROM -- Evaluation, and Bibliography -- Technology application
The new interactive compact disc (CD) launched by Repertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM) may be regarded as one of the most significant developments in music bibliography in the 20th century. Dubbed as Series A/II, the CD-ROM features an estimated 1,500,000 Western music manuscripts dating back from 1600 to 1800. Unlike earlier versions of the CD, Series A/II allows users to choose a desired language from a pool consisting of French, German, English, Spanish and Italian.
Music -- Manuscripts and Online services -- Evaluation
Musical enthusiasts who are searching for a comprehensive list of musical manuscripts may find Series A/II a very useful program. Designed by Repertoire International des Sources Musicales, the software features user-friendly search parameters that can be used by researches in taking account of the bibliographic, theoretical and historical aspects of various manuscripts. Series A/II is further equipped with an interface which enables users to view a number of selected records or scores.
Books -- Book reviews and The British Library Stefan Zweig Collection: Catalogue of the Music Manuscripts (Book)
The British Library Stefan Zweig Collection: Catalogue of the Music Manuscripts. By Arthur Searle. London: British Library, 1999. [xlii, 158 p.; 139 plates. ISBN 0-7123-4600-7. [pound]75.] In his [...]
Books -- Book reviews and An Annotated Catalogue of the Music Manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (Book) -- Book reviews
An Annotated Catalogue of the Music Manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. By Richard Charteris (Annotated Reference Tools in Music, No. 6.) Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2005. [xxix, [...]
Books -- Book reviews and Music Manuscripts at Harvard (Book) -- Book reviews
Anyone who has tried to determine the scope and specific content of Harvard University's collection of music manuscripts has, until now, been faced with a time-consuming task. Notwithstanding Craig Wright's [...]
Composers -- Works, Symphonies -- Analysis, Music -- Manuscripts, and Music -- Collections and collecting
ABSTRACT Shostakovich's sketch materials have recently come to light through the publishing efforts of the Dmitri Shostakovich Archive in Moscow. The documents illuminate the composer's creative process in [...]
Library Journal. Oct 15, 2003, Vol. 128 Issue 17, p108, 2 p.
Online database and International Bibliography of Printed Music, Music Manuscripts, and Recordings. 2d ed (Online database) -- Evaluation
K.G. Saur (800-877-GALE; galeord@?gale.com). Windows 3.1+. 2003. ISBN 3-598-40787-4. Price: $1,715; $1,126 for purchasers of 1st ed. This bibliography contains 1.69 million records supplied by RLG, [...]
Nonprofit organizations -- Collections and collecting, Music -- Manuscripts, Music -- Collections and collecting, and Protestants
The Moravian Music Foundation announces the receipt of a significant gift facilitating the conversion to WorldCat of book and card-catalog records of early American Moravian musical treasures. In the early [...]
Convents -- Collections and collecting, Music -- Manuscripts, Music -- Protection and preservation, and Wilton Processional (Musical work) -- Protection and preservation
This study identifies thirty-four leaves of a lost manuscript processional from Wilton Abbey, a Benedictine convent and the premiere center of noble women's education in medieval England. The manuscript was [...]
United States. Library of Congress. Music Division -- Records and correspondence, Composers -- Works, Composers -- Records and correspondence, Music -- Manuscripts, and Music -- Collections and collecting
WASHINGTON -- An original manuscript of ''Take the A Train,'' compositional sketches that were never completed and a revealing look at the royalty earnings of one of the 20th century's [...]
RENEE MONTAGNE, host: For music lovers, some melodies may seem priceless. Reporter Caroline Cooper has this story of a remarkable collection of classical music manuscripts that are on sale for $135 million. (Soundbite of music, "Bolero") CAROLINE COOPER: Ravel's "Bolero" it's one of the best-known works of 20th century music...
HOUSTON, Dec. 19 -- The University of Houston issued the following news release: A new exhibit at the UH M.D. Anderson Library features Medieval texts. Learn more in this week's UH Moment. "'Sacra et Profana,' sacred and profane." Art history professor Judith Steinhoff explains the title of a new exhibit of Medieval Music Manuscripts, on view in the University of Houston main library...
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 30 -- The University of Missouri at St. Louis issued the following news release: Over 12 summers, musicologist Diane Touliatos-Miles mined the National Library of Greece in Athens, one of the world's richest depositories of Byzantine musical manuscripts. She unearthed 241 centuries-old Western, Ancient Greek and Byzantine music manuscripts...