Posts with the tag: Music

The Archivist’s Nook: John Webber’s Born-Digital Music Collection

Our guest blogger is Elyse Ridder, a graduate student in the joint program for Musicology (MA) and Library & Information Science (MLIS) at the Catholic University of America, and a student employee in the Catholic University Special Collections. One of the biggest projects I have been privileged to work on as a student employee at Read More

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Trial Database: MGG ONLINE

Attention music researchers! Through March 30, 2022, the University Libraries has a trial running for MGG Online.  MGG Online builds on the second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (which the University Libraries has in print), offering new and updated content. MGG Online’s content covers an array of topics not only in all areas of music Read More

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The Archivist’s Nook: A Different Aria – Opera, NBC, and CUA

This week’s post is guest authored by Marielle Gage, a CUA graduate student in History. “My, how times have changed!” Who hasn’t heard some variety of that phrase, if perhaps not in as stilted, “proper” phrasing as above? It’s often an overwrought sentiment, immediately followed by a “when I was your age…” or nostalgia of times Read More

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The Archivist’s Nook: Provoking the Canon – Moog, Meyers, and Experimental Music

The following post was authored by Digital Archivist Paul Kelly. In honor of Moogfest, next week’s fantastic electronic music/art festival in North Carolina (that I wish I was going to), this month I wanted to highlight some CUA connections to not only early electronic music, but also to Bob Moog himself, the inventor of the Read More

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New Rotating Monitors in Listening Room

We are happy to announce that the three computers in the Listening Room now have rotating monitors! Using MagicRotation, the orientation of the screen can be changed from wide view to tall view.  This allows entire pages of musical scores to be viewed at once–ideal for score study while saving paper!  See the photos below. To convert Read More

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Primary Resources

Nineteenth Century Collections Online  (NCCO) provides full-text, fully searchable content from a wide range of primary sources for the “long” 19th century, 1789-1914. NCCO indexes the full text of books, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, diaries, photographs, statistics, literature, government reports, treaties, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.  Released incrementally beginning Read More

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Get E-mail Notifications When New Issues are Available of Your Favorite Journals

Did you know that you can set up e-mail notifications that let you know when new issues of your favorite journals are avaialable?  It’s easy to do!  Just follow these instructions: Go to ProQuest Advanced Search. Search for the title of the journal and select “Publication title” from the drop down menu. On the results Read More

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