Blog topic: Music
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.
Frank Ferko is leaving Stanford Libraries to accept the position of Music Metadata Librarian at the University of California, Berkeley working in the Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library. Frank leaves a significant legacy of accomplishment at Stanford Libraries. Frank accepted the position of Sound Archives Librarian in August 2016. During the past two and a half years, Frank met with numerous classes to introduce them to the many special collections and recordings in the Archive and handled hundreds of reference questions from researchers all over the world.
A musical grammar in four parts : I. notation, II. melody, III. harmony, IV. Rhythm, by Dr. John Wall Callcott (1766-1821).
London : printed for Robert Birchall, music-seller by B. McMillan, 1817 (3rd ed.)
Printed by B. McMillan, Printer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent.
The Archive of Recorded Sound, in collaboration with the Stanford Media Preservation Lab, recently completed the digitization and cataloging of 684 analog recordings of The Standard Hour radio broadcasts that occurred between 1938 and 1955. This extensive project was generously funded through the Recordings at Risk program sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Apotheosis of St. Louis, by Charles Henry Niehaus, depicts Louis IX of France (1214-1270), namesake of St. Louis, Missouri.
Music librarians from around the country traveled to St. Louis, MO recently for the 88thannual meeting of the Music Library Association.