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Score Clean-up Project

categories: Library Projects, Library Resources, News

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Have you ever tried to check out a score only to discover that it is covered in another musician’s notes and markings?

It has come to our attention that our score section needs some maintenance!
The scores in the Music Library are among the most important parts of our collection. For this reason, The Music Library is undertaking an ambitious and necessary score clean-up project. We plan to systematically review every score in our collection to ensure that they are legible and long-lasting.

How does this project affect you?

The first way this will affect you is at the circulation desk. Before checking out an item, library staff will quickly glance through the score and parts to check for markings. This will add a few seconds to the check-out process, but will ensure that you are not charged for another patron’s markings.

Additionally, a fine system will be implemented beginning the Fall Semester of 2017.
If a patron returns an item with markings, they may be fined for the cost of removing said markings.

FAQs

What if I need to make notes and performance indications in my score?
We understand the importance and necessity of score markings. However, we ask that you NEVER make indications in a library score. Instead, we encourage you to make a copy of the music using one of our copiers or the digital KIC scanner.

What if the score I want already has markings in it?
If you notice that a score is damaged or has markings, please bring it to the front desk. We can mend or replace the item for you.

Continue to check this blog for updates on the Score Clean-up Project. More info will be coming soon!

 

Open House for new Beta-space Study Room!

categories: Library Resources, New Service, Special Event or Display

UH Music Library Beta-SpaceThe University of Houston Music Library has created a new, multipurpose space to serve the unique research and study needs of students in the creative and performing arts. There will be an Open House to view the new space on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 6 & 7. Take a tour of the Music Library’s newest creative study room, see what a Beta-Space is and walk away with some musical goodies, like LPs, CDs, and books.

 

For more information about the UH Music Library Beta-space Study Room, visit the online guide at http://guides.lib.uh.edu/music/betaspace. Reservations will be available starting Thursday, September 8th.

Help for Finals

categories: Help!, Library Resources

As we get close to the end of the semester, don’t forget that our Music Resources Guide has a ton of helpful tips and resources. You may find the Cite It and HELP! tabs particularly useful. Of course, if you get stuck, you can always email the Music Librarian to set up a one-on-one consultation.

New E-Books

categories: Library Resources, New Acquisitions

We added quite a few new e-books in November and December. Below are a select list of some of them. You can click on the title to be taken directly to the item. Note: If you are viewing them off-campus, you will be prompted to log-in to your library account using your cougarnet log-in information.

TITLE
A developing discourse in music education : the selected works of Keith Swanwick / Keith Swanwick.
Advanced musical performance : investigations in higher education learning / [edited by] Ioulia Papageorgi and Graham Welch.
American Cinderellas on Broadway musical stage   : imagining the working girl from Irene to Gypsy / Maya Cantu.
Analyzing influences : research on decision making and the music education curriculum / edited by Mark Robin Campbell, Linda K. Thompson.
Becoming the Beach Boys, 1961-1963 / James B. Murphy.
Chanson populaire en Grande-Bretagne pendant la Grande Guerre 1914-1918. English;”The show must go on! : popular song in Britain during the First World War / John Mullen.”
Damnable practises : witches, dangerous women, and music in seventeenth-century English broadside ballads / Sarah F. Williams.
David Bowie in darkness : a study of 1. outside and the late career / Nicholas P. Greco.
Dig that beat! : interviews with musicians at the root of rock ‘n’ roll / Sheree Homer ; foreword by Smilin’ Jay McDowell.
English cathedral music and liturgy in the twentieth century / by Martin Thomas.
From the chanson française to the canzone d’autore in the 1960s and 1970s : authenticity, authority, influence / Rachel Haworth.
Gender, age and musical creativity / edited by Catherine Haworth and Lisa Colton.
Globalization and popular music in South Korea : sounding out K-pop / by Michael Fuhr.
Her turn on stage : the role of women in musical theatre / Grace Barnes.
Klezmer : music and community in twentieth-century Jewish Philadelphia / Hankus Netsky.
Magister Jacobus de Ispania, author of the Speculum musicae / Margaret Bent.
Manuscript inscriptions in early English printed music / David Greer.
Music and hearing / K. Rajalakshmi (Department of Audiology, All India Institute of Speech & Hearing, Manasagangothri, Mysore, Karnataka, India).
Music and international history in the twentieth century / edited by Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht.
Music as image : analytical psychology and music in film / Benjamin Nagari.
Performing al-Andalus : music and nostalgia across the Mediterranean / Jonathan Holt Shannon.
Rebel music : resistance through hip hop and punk / edited by Priya Parmar, Anthony J. Nocella, II, Scott Robertson, Martha Diaz.
Selling digital music, formatting culture / Jeremy Wade Morris.
Singing the body electric : the human voice and sound technology / by Miriama Young.
Song interpretation in 21st-century pop music / edited by Ralf von Appen, André Doehring, Dietrich Helms, and Allan F. Moore.
Stop making sense : music from the perspective of the real / Scott Wilson.
The inevitable bandstand : the state band of Oaxaca and the politics of sound / Charles V. Heath.
The music of counterculture cinema : a critical study of 1960s and 1970s soundtracks / Mathew J. Bartkowiak and Yuya Kiuchi.
The singing of the Strasbourg Protestants, 1523-1541 / Daniel Trocme-Latter.
The social worlds of nineteenth-century chamber music : composers, consumers, communities / Marie Sumner Lott.
What is a cadence? : Theoretical and analytical perspectives on cadences in the classical repertoire / Markus Neuwirth and Pieter Berge (eds).

New Items for September 2015

categories: Library Resources, New Acquisitions

September had quite a few new reference and music education resources. Below are some of the items we received last month:

Title Author/ Editor Call #
The Manual of Musical Instrument Conservation Stewart Pollens Ref ML460 .P7 2015
The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology Svanibor Pettan and Jeff Todd Titon Ref ML 3799.2 .O94 2015
Samtliche Werke Richard Wagner Ref M3 .W23 Bd.1 pt.3
Jahrgang Ohne Recitativ Georg Philipp Telemann Ref M3 .T4 Bd.55
Barytontrios Joseph Haydn Ref M3 .H462 Reihe 14 Bd.5
Coronation Anthems Georg Friedrich Handel Ref M3 .H26 ser.3 Bd.10
Sacred Works Dietrich Buxtehude Ref M3 .B89 1987 v.1
Ballette II Paul Hindemith Ref .H62 F6 v.1 no.13
Child Song Chinary Ung Oversize M382 .U6 C45 1985
Symphony No. 3 Soren Nils Eichberg Oversize M1001 .E343 no.3 2015
Conducting Technique Brock McElheran MT85 .M125 1989
The Structure of Singing Richard Miller MT825 .M646 1996
Voice Studies Konstantinos Thomaidis and Ben Macpherson MT820 .V6253 2015
Solutions for Singers Richard Miller MT820 .m5993 2004
Vocal Development Through Organic Imagery William D. Leyerle MT820 .L63 1986
A Spectrum of Voices Elizabeth Blades-Zeller MT820 .B63 2003
Concert Etudes Mike Svoboda MT465 .S96 C66 2014 v.1
Extended Flexibility Raymond Mase MT445 .M377 2014
Pint-Sized Kevin Volans MT243 .V64 P56 2014
Reconceiving Structure in Contemporary Music Judy Lochead MT140 .L55 2016
The Political World of Bob Dylan Jeff Taylor and Chad Israelson ML420 .D98 T39 2015
Goethe und Beethoven Romain Rolland ML410 .B4 R69 1928
Popular Music and Cultural Policy Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, and Jen Cattermole ML3916 .P66 2015
Tuning and Temperament J. Murray Barbour ML3809 .B234 2004
Gongs & Pop Songs Jennifer A. Fraser ML3758 .I537 S83 2015
Music in the Early Twentieth Century Richard Taruskin ML197 .T28 2010
Teaching Stravinsky Kimberly A. Francis ML 423 .B52 F73 2015
Divertimento for 8 Mario Davidovsky M847 .D377 D58 2015
Duese Peces Per a Contrabaix Sol Pere Soto M57 .S68 P5 2013
Quintetto per achi Krzysztof Penderecki M552 .P45 Q7 2015
Saxoponquartett Georg Friedrich Haas M457.2 .H2 S33 2015
Military March No 2 Peter Maxwell Davies m452 .D257 M54 2015
Two Violins Gerard Schurmann M287 .S378 T86 2015
Doubletake Charles Wuorinen M25 .W857 D68 2014
Negy Sirato Enek Bela Bartok M25 .B29 S5 1950b
Minstrels aus Preludes I fur Violine und Klavier Claude Debussy M223 .D28 P75 2014
Labora Vi In Gemitu Meo Thomas Morley M2092 .R65 S35 2015
Matinas de Sexta-Feira Jose Joaquim Emerico Lobo de Mesquita M2014.6 .M47 M38 2010
Ladainha de N.S. Das Dores Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia M2014.6 .G37 L3 2010
65 Songs Samuel Barber M1620 .B248 A2 2010
A Little Night Music Stephen Sondheim M1508 .S66 L48 2010
Undine E.T.A. Hoffman M1500 .H688 U6 2015 v.1 and v.2
Vorspiel zu Tristan und Isolde Richard Wagner M1160 .W24 T74 2015
Sight-Reading Pieces for Harp James R. Briscoe M116 .S53 2012

New Items for August 2015

categories: Library Resources, New Acquisitions

We received a large amount of CDs in August. Here is a highlight of some of our new items in the Music Library:

Title Author/Composer/Perfomer Call Number
The Swan; The Cello Sonatas; Allegro Appassionato Camille Saint-Saiens; Andre Navarra; Annie D’Arco CD 15840
Gender Wayang Music of Bapak I Wayan from Sukawati, Bali Bapak I Wayan Loceng CD 15849
Rarities Vol. 2 (Arias for Soprano) Various Artists CD 15851
Der Rosenkavalier Richard Strauss; Bernard Haitink CD 15853
Rockin’ Bones Various Artists CD 15854
Fear of a Black Planet Public Enemy CD 15855
Lazaretto Jack White CD 15859
Silvana Carl Maria von Weber; Ulf Schirmer: Michaela Kaune CD 15882
Kurt Weill Edition Vol. 1 Jan Latham-Konig; Kurt Weill CD 15887
Milton Babbitt: A Composers’ Memorial 28 Compositions in Memoriam Various Artists CD 15890
Salome Richard Strauss; Joseph Keilberth CD 15901
Bartok: Peasant Jewels Bela Bartok; Sylvia Parker CD 15927
Quadromania w.A. Mozart; The Barchet Quartet CD 15946
Legend of Love: A Ballet in Three Acts Arif Melikov; Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra; Valery Gergiev CD 15968
The All-Star Orchestra Programs 1 & 2 Gerard Schwarz; Stravinsky; Ravel; Sheng; Beethoven; Glass DVD 0924
Glass: A Portrait of Phillip in Twelve Parts Scott Hicks; Phillip Glass DVD 0926
Kosove Through the Eyes of Local Romani (Gypsy) Musicians (DVD) Svanibor Pettan DVD 0927
Einstein on the Beach: The Changing Image of Opera Mark Obenhaus; Phillip Glass; Robert Wilson DVD 0928
Vltava Bedrich Smetana M 1002.S638 M38 2015b
Il Guarany: Opera Ballo In Quattro Atti Carlos Gomes, Antonio Scalvini M 1503.G65 G8 2015s
Rarities: Arias for Soprano, vol. 2 Various Composers M 1507.R372 2014
Complete Organ and Keybord Works Jan Sweelinck M 7.S98 R3 2003 v.4 pt. 2
Muisc and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart Ralph P. Locke ML 160.L69172 2015
Tactus, Mensuration, and Rhythm in Renaissance Music Ruth Deford ML 174. D37 2014
Kosove Through the Eyes of Local Romani (Gypsy) Musicians Svanibor Pettan ML 3511.K67 P48 2014
The Underground is Massive Michaelangelo Matos ML 3540.5.M38 2015
The Mystery of Chopin’s Preludes Anatole Leikin ML 410.C54 L35 2015
The Third Symphony of Charles Ives Mark Zobel ML 410.I96 Z63 2009
The Modern Castrato Patricia Howard ML 420.G9158 H69 2014
Improvising Early Music Ed. Dirk Moelants ML 430.7.I466 2014
Kodaly in the Kindergarten Classroom Micheal Houlahan; Philip Tacka MT 1.H837 2015
Arranging for Horns Jerry Gates MT 73.5.G38 2015
Gender Wayang Music of Bapak I Wayan Loceng from Sukawati, Bali Ed. Brita Renee Heimarck Ref M 1824.I5 G366 2015
Leipziger Mendelssohn-Ausgabe/Instrumentalkonzerte/Band 5 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Ref M 3.M23 Ser. 2 Bd. 5
Leipziger Mendelssohn-Ausgabe/Kammermusikwerke/Band 2 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Ref M 3.M24 Ser. 3 Bd. 2
Leipziger Mendelssohn-Ausgabe/Elias/MWV A 25/Fruehfassungen Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Ref M 3.M25 1997 Ser. 6 Bd. 11A
Leipziger Mendelssohn-Ausgabe/Weitere geistliche Vokalwerke Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Ref M 3.M25 1997 Ser. 6 Bd. 6
Schumann Complete Works: Symphony 4 op. 120 Robert Schumann Ref M3.S39 1991 Ser. 1 Serkgr. 1 Bd. 4

 

First Week Welcome

categories: Help!, Library Resources

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Whether you are new to UH or are a returning student, the first few weeks of school are exciting (and maybe a little overwhelming)! Here are some helpful links that will get you started with your music research and make sure you have the tools to make the 2015-16 academic year the best one yet!

Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/uhmusiclibrary to get weekly highlights on new collection items, events, and music news.

Looking for a score for your instrument or voice type?

categories: Help!, Library Resources

Use the Instruments and Voices research guide to find relevant call number ranges.

Need a resource that isn’t listed on this website?

categories: Help!, Library Resources

Use the Music Research Guide to access a broader range of music resources.

Classical Scores Library, vol. II

categories: Help!, Library Resources, New Acquisitions

Now available.  Includes previously unpublished and in-copyright works.

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