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Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Stony Brook University Libraries’ hosted the third in the series, and final concert of the Spring semester, “The Art of Violin” featuring musicians from the department of music. It was a beautiful afternoon enjoyed by

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Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

SBU Libraries, in cooperation with Michael Hershkowitz, Director of Concerts,  and Department of Music faculty member, two time Grammy nominee Jennifer Frautschi,  was honored to present the first concert of the Spring 2016 semester featuring violinists and musicians from the Department

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Database Trial: RILM Music Encyclopedias

The SBU Libraries will trial RILM Music Encyclopedias (EBSCO) until March 1, 2016. This database is a full-text compilation of 41 seminal titles published from 1775 to 2015 and is comprised of more than 80,000 pages, the majority of which are not available

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“An Afternoon with Eleonore Oppenheim”

Stony Brook University Libraries’ recently had the unique opportunity of hosting electric bassist, Eleonore Oppenheim where she performed in the Melville Library Galleria. “Quietly virtuosic” (Alan Kozinn, the New York Times) upright and electric bassist Eleonore Oppenheim is quickly gaining a reputation as both a  valued

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The Music of John Lessard: A Tribute Concert

Thursday, October 22 8 pm Recital Hall, Staller Center for the Arts Free Admission Many of Jack Lessard’s scores can be found in the Music Library.  His career as a highly regarded composer spanned 60 years, and he was a

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Music

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

Featuring Violinists from the Department of Music Melville Library Galleria- Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1pm In the second installment of the violin studio’s concert series in the Melville Library Atrium, the Emanio String Quartet (Brian Bak and Matheus Sardinha Garcia

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Melville Library Faculty Presentations Tuesday, September 29 at Noon

Library Faculty Presentations Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:00 PM Melville Library, Scholarly Communications Room, 2nd floor, North Reading Room “The Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra and Society Papers” – For nearly twenty years the Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra played a significant role in the

Posted in Libraries, Music

Gisele Schierhorst is teaching MUS 520, “Introduction to Research,”

MUS 520, “Introduction to Research,” is a seminar specially designed for the interests and needs of new students in the Music Department’s DMA Program in Performance.  It is taught by Associate Librarian/Head of the Music Library, Gisele Schierhorst.

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Matthieu Cognet’s published transcription of Ravel’s “La Valse” available in Music Library

Matthieu Cognet, DMA candidate in Piano Performance, recently published his own transcription of Ravel’s “La Valse,” and was pleased to find that we had added several copies to the Music Library’s collection.  Congratulations Matthieu!

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Faculty Exhibition features collaboration between Music Department and the Library

Margaret Schedel, Associate Professor of Composition and Computer Music, and Patrice Scanlon, Multimedia Resources Specialist for the Library’s Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, collaborated on an interactive work entitled “A Train of a Thousand Wings,” which allows the listener to manipulate

Posted in About Us, Art, Music, Technology