For music educators, practitioners and scholars, the brand new Boston Ethno site pulls together information on ethnomusicological studies and world music organizations in the greater Boston area. Find programs of study, an events calendar, institutional resources, and area experts. Created and maintained by affiliates of the Ethnomusicology and Musicology Programs at Boston University.
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DIAMM, the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music, is a free portal to collections of polyphonic medieval music sources, ca 800-1500. Images are frequently included, the detailed descriptions are accompanied by relevant bibliographic references, and geographic scope is international. Data coverage incorporates the content of the printed publications RISM Series B IV and... Read the rest of this entry »
The Music Library now remains open until 7:30 pm Fridays, repeats its successful Saturdays of 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, and stretches another hour later on Sundays for 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm that day. The entire week, along with the hours for CFA's own music curriculum library, are here
In March of 2008, Grove Music was re-launched as Oxford Music Online which combines Grove with the Oxford Dictionary of Music, the Oxford Companion to Music and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music in one location. Added to this new integrated content is increased searching functionality and technical improvements. Grove articles of... Read the rest of this entry »
The Guardian reported on April 11th the sale of Boosey & Hawkes to Imagen, an investment firm. Boosey's own press release characterizes the move as one that strengthens its position and furthers the publishing of excellent compositions in many genres.A book, Boosey & Hawkes: the Publishing Story, by Helen Wallace, and... Read the rest of this entry »
We invite you to join us as Ms. Carly Nix of WTBU radio conducts a live broadcast from the Music Library on Tuesday March 4th, 6-8 pm.Her show, Over Yonder, explores American folk and blues. She is organizing the broadcast like a recording collection open house and in addition to the tracks being webcast, audience will be... Read the rest of this entry »
The libraries have just acquired online access to the Chicago Manual of Style. You'll find links to it among the Indexes and Databases, the Writing About Music : Electronic Style, and, the Citing Your Sources pages as well as through the library's catalog.
Seekers of scores and recordings now have two significant online catalogs for campus holdings to check: the main library catalog for holdings centered at Mugar Memorial Library and the long-awaited online release of CFA's Music Curriculum Library database. It's easy to use. Congratulations!See Music and Media Collections at Boston University for detail... Read the rest of this entry »
The Libraries have just acquired subscription access to two databases supporting investigation into primary sources..Manuscriptorium.This database provides descriptions and many full color reproductions of early European manuscript, map and book sources. Content is interdisciplinary. Contributing institution locations include Stockholm, Ankara, Zagreb, among others, and the project is coordinated by the National... Read the rest of this entry »
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online, which print version in 10v. resides in the Music Library's open reserves, is now live. Users are encouraged to explore and practice navigating its new online version. In this its first online iteration, users should note that the publisher has not yet provided... Read the rest of this entry »