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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

Piano Man

If you are anticipating Billy Joel’s speech at Stony Brook University’s commencement with great excitement and want to learn more about the Piano Man, SBU Libraries have the resources for  you. In addition to sound recordings and music scores, the Library

Posted in Libraries, Music, Music Library, Research

Stony Brook University Libraries’ Spring Concert

Stony Brook University Music Department &  The Undergraduate College of Arts, Culture and Humanities presents: The Calidore String Quartet Jeffrey Myers and Ryan Meehan, Violins Jeremy Berry, Viola and Estelle Choi, Cello Join us Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Melville Library

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MUS 520

MUS 520 (“Bibliography and Research Skills”) is a five-week course offered every fall for new students in the Music Department’s Doctoral of Musical Arts program in performance.   This year there are over 20 students in the course.  As Head

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Books, Catalog, Databases, Information Literacy, Interlibrary Loan, Libraries, Library Instruction, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Reference, Research, Services, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

Database Trial: Eighteenth Century Journals Portal

Eighteenth Century Journals Portal brings together rare journals and newspapers printed between c.1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Economics, French, History, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

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String Quartet Performs in the Galleria

Today Bryan Lu, a music student who works in the Music Library, and the members of the String Quartet, Chris Ferrera, Joo Hye Lim and Eunkyu Yoon, performed Mendelssohn’s 2nd String Quartet in A minor. The performance was held during

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