I had the pleasure of attending the recent open house held at Academy Hall on Stanford's Redwood City campus, which houses the Media Preservation Lab, Conservation Services, and much of the Department of Special Collections. Here are some things that caught my eye:
Blog topic: Music
Please join the Archive of Recorded Sound and Music Library in congratulating Clare Spitzer on her new appointment as Sound Archives Metadata Librarian. She began this new post on October 1, having spent the previous seven months in Stanford Libraries as Special Project Music Metadata Librarian.
Bach, CPE. Miscellaneous sacred works. III / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; edited by Reginald L. Sanders (Sacred cantatas assembled and in part composed by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, with music borrowed from: Johann Christoph Bach, Telemann, and Georg Benda (1st work); Johann Sebastian Bach (2nd work); unknown composers and Gottfried Homilius (3rd work); and Telemann, and "Hoffman"--Preface.)
On Thursday, July 18, students in the popular culture course at the Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institute visited the Department of Special Collections to view materials from the Fielder Collection of American Sheet Music.