Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Reference Book

The Music Library recently received this reference book:

Carman, Judith E., William K. Gaeddert, and Rita M. Resch. Art Song in the United States, 1759-2011: An Annotated Bibliography, 4th ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2013. Call no. MUR ML128.S3 C37 2013.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Welcome Back -- New Reference Resources

Welcome back to NIU for the Fall Semester!

The Music Library recently received the following reference books:

Collins, Irma H. Dictionary of Music Education. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2013. Call no. MUR ML102.M76 C65 2013

Keillor, Eliane, Tim Archambault, and John M. H. Kelly. Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2013. Call no. MUR ML102.N37 K45 2013

Marvin, Roberta Montemorra, ed. The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Call no. MUR ML102.O6 C16 2013

Torres, George, ed. Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2013. Call no. MUR ML101.L38 E53 2013

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Happy Independence Day!

The Music Library will close at 5 p.m. today, and will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 7. Have a safe and happy Independence Day!

Friday, June 27, 2014

New Reference Items

The Music Library recently received two new reference resources.

The first is a critical edition, including commentary, a transcription, and a facsimile of Beethoven's "Eroica" Sketchbook, in 2 volumes, and the second is a detailed, chronologically arranged and annotated discography entitled Black Recording Artists, 1877-1926.

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Beethoven's "Eroica" Sketchbook: A Critical Edition. Transcribed, edited and with a commentary by Lewis Lockwood and Alan Gosman. 2 vol. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Call no. MUR ML96.4.B4 S9 2013.

Gibbs, Craig Martin, compiler. Black Recording Artists, 1877-1926: An Annotated Discography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013. Call no. MUR ML156.4.B56 G53 2013.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Welcome to the Summer semester!

The Music Library is open during the Summer semester (June 16-August 10) on Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Congratulations, graduates!

The Music Library wishes all NIU graduates a happy Graduation Weekend! The Music Library will be open according to its interim schedule of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 12 noon and from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. starting on Monday, May 12. This will continue until the Summer Semester begins on June 16. The Music Library will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, May 10-11.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Edward Elgar Thematic Catalogue

The Music Library recently acquired Christopher Kent's thematic catalogue of Edward Elgar's works: Edward Elgar: A Thematic Catalogue and Research Guide, 2nd ed. (New York: Routledge, 2013). In addition to the catalogue of Elgar's works, it also contains a bibliography without annotations, and an inventory of archival material on Elgar. This work is found in the Music Library Reference Collection at call no. MUR ML134.E613 K46 2013.