Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847-1935)

    Since we’re still in the shadow of Brazilian World Music Day, today we feature Brazilian composer Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847-1935), a remarkable woman of musical firsts from 19th-century Brazil, who remained active well into the 20th century. A composer of over 300 works, she was born in Rio de Janeiro, and studied the piano. After […]

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Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz audio now in CLIO

Streaming audio content available on Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz is now indexed in CLIO! Over 4,500 records from Naxos Music Library and 1,500 records from Naxos Jazz have been added. This means that when you are searching CLIO, any available Naxos streaming audio content which matches your search will come up, along with […]

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E-Resource: Contemporary Music – Gateway to Contemporary Music in France

Contemporary Music is an online resource which provides access to information about contemporary music in France. The site offers access to “124,993 biographies, books, music scores, sound recordings, videos… available in 17 databases”. The site offers a federated search across the holdings of its participating institutions (see here for a definition of federated searching). Users […]

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‘Art of the States’ – American music in streaming audio

“Art of the States” is an interesting website, showcasing American composers and performers, and providing streaming audio (in RealPlayer format) of many works. You can search by composer, performer, instrumentation, time period, or genre. There is also an extensive list of links related to composers, performers, labels, and publishers (it is somewhat buried, under “About […]

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End-of-semester music reference resources

The final push is on!… and here are some reminders of a few music reference resources that may assist you in your work. Please remember that you can contact us by phone (212-854-4711), by email (music@libraries.cul.columbia.edu), or in person during library hours in the Music & Arts Library, 701 Dodge. Please let us know if […]

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Upcoming Concert, Friday May 9th – Aaron Meicht

On Friday, May 10th, at 7pm, the Music & Arts Library’s own Aaron Meicht will be featured in a concert in the Experimental Music Series at St. Mark’s Church in the East Village, 131 E. 10th St. (at 2nd Ave). Other featured artists are Paula Mathussen and Gisburg. Aaron has 2 CD’s available in the […]

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