Notes now, December 4, 2015

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Friday, December 4, 2015


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Music in the Academic Library of Tomorrow
Diane Parr Walker, “Music in the Academic Library of Tomorrow,” Notes 59, no. 4 (June 2003): 817-827.
The University of Virginia libraries have been engaged over the past couple of years in conversations and planning exercises focused around the theme "The Library of Tomorrow." This sounds more than a little futuristic, and indeed, we often feel that we are looking into a very murky crystal ball...

Henry Cowell at the New York Public Library: A Whole World of Music
George Boziwick, "Henry Cowell at the New York Public Library: A Whole World of Music," Notes 57, no. 1 (September 2000): 46-58.
On 20 June 2000, the Henry Cowell Collection was opened to the public. Access, since Cowell's death thirty-five years ago, had been restricted by the composer's widow, Sidney Robertson Cowell...



Forgery in the Music Library: A Cautionary Tale
Gillian Anderson, Kathryn Miller Haines, Deane Root, Kate Van Winkle Keller, Jean Wolf and Brad Young,  Notes 60, no. 4 (June 2004): 865-892.
In the 1920s and 1930s the celebration of four anniversaries--the centennial of the birth of Stephen Foster (1826-1864), the bicentennials of the births of George Washington (1732-1799) and Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791), and the sesquicentennial of the founding of the United States--increased interest in related antiquarian artifacts, and . . . also inspired unscrupulous dealers to take advantage of a new market for old manuscripts. Their fraud is still having repercussions today...

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