The Stanford Music Department and Archive of Recorded Sound are pleased to announce the launch of the Player Piano Project at Stanford University. The Player Piano Project will promote study and research into all aspects relating to the player piano and organ, especially as they relate to historically informed performance practice of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Project seeks to bring together researchers, musicians, and others interested in contributing to knowledge of the player piano and organ.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
In a roundup of motoring news from the Web, including rollout and pricing of new models, The New York Times acknowledged the vital role of Stanford’s Revs Digital Library in preserving automotive history. Revs was also described as a “fantastically curated” collection by autoblog.
Sympathy for the Devil: Satan, Sin, and the Underworld is on display through December 1 at the Cantor Arts Center. Curator Bernard Barryte included a number of rare books from Special Collections, such as early illustrated editions of Milton’s Paradise Lost, in the exhibition, which celebrates the arrival on campus of Jackson Pollock’s Lucifer, one of the most important works in the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Libraries announced the Byra J. and William P. Wreden Prize for Collecting Books and Related Materials, open to full-time students enrolled in a Stanford undergraduate or graduate degree program. The Wreden Prize is offered every two years and in this cycle has an application deadline of January 31, 2015.
See The Byra J. and William P. Wreden Prize for Collecting Books and Related Materials website for information about eligibility guidelines, and to read essays of past winners.