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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!

 

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 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

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.

Cambridge Companions Online

categories: Help!, Library Resources

Now available.