NOTICE: Music & Arts Library, storm-related closures

   Due to the imminent storm, the Music & Arts Library will close early today (Sunday 10/28) at 6pm, and will remain closed during Monday 10/29. Normal hours are currently expected to resume on Tuesday, 10/30, but please stay tuned for further updates. We will attempt to provide reference support via email on Monday. If […]

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Get to know the SCOPUS database

All Columbia students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend Scopus Day on Wed. Oct 31, 2012.  Scopus is “…a large citation and abstract database, covering all subject areas. It contains nearly 18,000 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 publishers with a range of advanced research features”. This event will offer a “lunch and learn” […]

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Hawai’ian Slack Key Guitar Legend CYRIL PAHINUI, Sat 10/13, 8pm (FREE)

The Center for Ethnomusicology’s “Native Sounds North & South” Series presents: CYRIL PAHINUI Hawai’ian Slack Key Guitar Virtuoso and Singer Saturday Oct. 13, 2012 8pm (note new time!) Davis Auditorium (CESPR/Schapiro Center, Enter from 120th St. and Broadway) This rare East Coast appearance of the noted guitarist is FREE and open to the public. For […]

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Viewing Graphic Scores, with GSAPP students

  On Wed 10/3/12, the Music & Arts Library was pleased to welcome two groups of students from the Graduate School or Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), to view a  presentation of a selection of graphic scores from our collections. Graphic scores are musical scores where the composer has used graphic elements which go beyond […]

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John-Carlos Perea, Elliot Humberto Kavee, AKU-MATU in concert, Sat 9/22, 7pm

The Center for Ethnomusicology’s “Native Sounds North & South” Series presents concert of Jazz and Hip-Hop by Native American/Native Alaskan recording artists: JOHN-CARLOS PEREA and Elliot Humberto Kavee and AKU-MATU Saturday September 22 Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center (click for map) Columbia University Morningside Campus 7PM-10PM FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC       […]

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Prof. Susan Boynton at the “Book History Colloquium”, Thu 9/20, 6-7:30pm

Prof. Susan Boynton, historian of medieval music, liturgy, and monasticism,  and faculty in the Music Dept., presents a lecture titled “The Visigothic Script in the Age of Print: Politics and the History of Paleography“, on  Thursday, 9/20, from 6 – 7:30 pm, as part of the “Book History Colloquium“, presented by the Rare Book and […]

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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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Free workshop on Personal Digital Archiving, Thu 9/13, 1pm, in 523 Butler

    Avoid plunging into your own personal digital Dark Ages! Learn about some strategies and tools which may help you manage and archive your (no doubt growing amounts of) digital data. At this workshop, sponsored by the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS), Libraries staff will present on some of the issues and will […]

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