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Notable acquisitions, 1996-1997

~Manuscripts~

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
[Sketches and manuscripts]
1870-1879.
9 p. of music ; 28 p. of music.
Collection of autograph sketches and manuscripts signed, including "Ronde de Lutins" and "O all ye works of the Lord," both incomplete, and a manuscript of "Funeral March of a Marionette," corrected by the composer and inscribed by him. With ownership stamp and inscriptions by Georgina Weldon and Greville Cooke.
Acquired through the Lucie King Harris Book Fund
Special Collections, Green Library

Tarchi, Angelo.

Notable acquisitions, 1995-1996

~Manuscripts~

Bacon, Ernst, 1898-
Papers, 1926-1990.
.75 linear ft.
Organization/arrangement: Arranged primarily alphabetically, with a grouping of single letters from lesser known people at the end (dealer's arrangement).
Contents notes: Primarily incoming correspondence, with only 4 retained carbons of Bacon's outgoing letters including one to Charles Ives. There is a high concentration of letters from the 1930s-1940s.
Notes: Related materials: Ernst Bacon papers, 1933-1986 (M906)

Notable acquisitions 1992-1995

~Manuscripts~

Jazz Music Library adds 2300+ albums

carter parker young

Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, and Lester Young, on the Verve label


Archives ~~ Library of Congress ~~ Organizations

Archives, libraries, museums

Collections overview

The ARS collection of 300,000 items spans sound recording history from its beginnings to the present day. Almost all formats developed to record sound are represented including wax cylinders; shellac, acetate, aluminum and vinyl discs; magnetic wire and tape recordings; and compact discs.

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From Gamelan to Kabuki: Musical Traditions of Far-East Asia (Music 6A)

Library resources

Research & reading

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1998-2002. 10 volumes.
Reference Room ML100 .G16 1998 ; Compact discs: MCD 4950 v. 1-9.
Green IC: ML100 .G16

Search The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

Audio & video

2 streaming audio databases:

Smithsonian Global Sound
Contemporary World Music

Smithsonian Global Sound focuses on traditional music; Contemporary World Music is a blend of contemporary and traditional styles. You'll want to search both by country or cultural group for the most complete results.


Smithsonian Global Sound

Notable acquisition: Musée Condé. Bibliothèque. Manuscript. 564. Fac-similé

Musée Condé. Bibliothèque. Manuscript. 564.
Codex Chantilly, Bibliothèque du château de Chantilly, Ms. 564, Fac-similé, édité par Yolanda Plumley et Anne Stone.
Turnhout: Brepols, 2008.
Facsimile of the early 15th century manuscript, accompanied by 1 v. of commentary.
Acquired through the Allen B. Cagle Fund.

Chantilly codex


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