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Book/disc combinations will stay together

Mirroring changes in other Stanford libraries, the Music Library has begun keeping books and accompanying discs together on the shelf. Books will have special, archivally-sound pockets inserted for CDs, DVDs, and CD-ROMs. We hope this change will make accessing accompanying discs easier for you. At present, older books with accompanying discs will remain separated (books in the stacks, discs at Circulation).

Free download, May 13

The latest free download from Classical Music Library is Samuel Barber’s Nuvoletta, op. 25, for soprano and piano, performed here by Ann Murray and Graham Johnson. It was composed in 1947 as Barber was preparing for the premiere of Knoxville, Summer of 1915, with the soprano Eleanor Steber. Steber was then one of the first sopranos to present this theatrically-demanding work in recital.

Access DRAM from home

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The Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM) is now accessible from off-campus locations. Use the link provided on our page; a separate proxy set-up isn’t required.

The Monterey Jazz Festival Collection

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A multi-year project to catalog and digitally preserve the Monterey Jazz Festival Collection at Stanford's Archive of Recorded Sound is now complete.

Scarlatti in Campbell

This video of a recital given in conjunction with a Stanford Continuing Studies class on Emily Dickinson's life was posted yesterday on YouTube. The pianist, Steve Winterstein, and his lovely assistant Sally Treadway, worked in the Music Library last year organizing and inventorying materials in the Kronos Quartet Collection.

Free download

The latest free download from Classical Music Library is:

Weber's Piano Sonata No. 2 in A flat major, Op. 39

arranged for flute and piano; performed by Alexis Golovin, piano, and Benoit Fromanger, flute.

CML offers free downloads approximately twice monthly. See the CML home page for details on their notification services. Enjoy!

New arrival: Jazz Icons DVD series

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For your viewing and listening pleasure we now have 17 discs from the Jazz Icons series "...featuring full-length concerts and in-studio performances by the greatest legends of jazz, filmed all over the world from the 1950s through the 1970s." Includes rare performances, many of which have never been released or even broadcast.

Find them in Socrates with a simple keyword search: jazz icons dvd

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