Queens College Music Library

Queens College Music Library

The Queens College Music Library contains the largest collection of printed music and music-related materials in the CUNY system. The library is housed in the Aaron Copland School of Music on the Queens College campus.

Operating as usual

[06/22/21]   From Jennifer Oates: It has been an absolute pleasure and joy serving as the Head of the Music Library for the past 18 years. While I have thoroughly enjoy my time at Queens College, I am moving on to new adventures as Library Director at Carroll College (Helena, MT) in August. I will miss the ACSM family dearly!! Thank you to each and every one of you for making my time at QC so wonderful!!

[05/26/21]   Library OneSearch Outage: May 29-30

Due to maintenance, OneSearch will be unavailable for up to 24 hours starting 9:00 pm Saturday, May 29. Service is expected to be restored by 9:00pm, Sunday, May 30.

Thank you very much for your patience!

05/19/2021

For all of those taking finals, good luck!!

For all of those taking finals, good luck!!

Queens College Libraries 05/11/2021

Queens College Libraries

We now have Digital Theatre+, a database with films (classical, contemporary, and international) and 13,000+ written study guides, essays, research materials, performance studies, and workshop programs.

Access this, and all of our databases, via the Music Research Guide (https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources) or the QC Library homepage (https://library.qc.cuny.edu/).

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Research Guides: Music: Music Resources 05/05/2021

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources

As we near the end of the semester, remember to make use of our research guide (https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources) and scanning services (email us at musiclibrary at qc.cuny.edu). Have other questions or need help? Let us know! We are here to help.

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources Guide for finding resources relating to music. Information on how to find and use resourced related to music.

[04/21/21]   Need an article, book chapter, score excerpt, or other source that you can't find online? Email us! We can help! We're scanning articles, book chapters, and scores on request. Reach us at musiclibrary at qc.cuny.edu We're here to help!

Using OneSearch 04/16/2021

Using OneSearch

Our final video tutorial for the semester is live! Get a quick overview of how to best use OneSearch, our one search to rule them all (almost)!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nH6zx5rZkc&t=33s

Using OneSearch OneSearch allows one to find most resources available in the Queens College Library. In OneSearch you'll find scholarly articles, magazine articles, newspape...

Research Guides: Music: Diversify Your Repertoire! 04/07/2021

Research Guides: Music: Diversify Your Repertoire!

Looking for new repertoire? Check out the "Diversify Your Repertoire" section on the Music Research Guide for help! (And let us know if we're missing useful sources!)
https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/c.php?g=274648&p=8061738

Research Guides: Music: Diversify Your Repertoire! Guide for finding resources relating to music.

Black Classical Herstories and the Piano Music of Florence Price 03/25/2021

Black Classical Herstories and the Piano Music of Florence Price

Thanks to all who participated and joined us for our Women’s History Month events! In case you missed them, check them out on YouTube:
- #herstory Salon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS--6t5e28c
- Dr. Samantha Ege’s presentation (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JLqQsNIH1k)
- ACSM alumni panel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbZ4K2KjOW8)

Black Classical Herstories and the Piano Music of Florence Price Dr. Samatha Ege, a distinguished musicologist and pianist discusses Florence Price and the network of Black female practitioners in Chicago. Ege also discuss...

Alumni Panel Discussion 03/24/2021

Alumni Panel Discussion

Join us tomorrow at 5:00 pm EDT for the ACSM's final Women's History Month event, a panel discussion featuring some of our women alumni sharing their stories and perspectives as dynamic leaders leveraging their talents and expertise to transform their communities: https://youtu.be/6JLqQsNIH1k

Alumni Panel Discussion Join the Aaron Copland School of Music for a panel discussion with several fascinating women alumni. Panelists will share their stories and perspectives as d...

#herstory: A Women’s History Salon Celebration 03/23/2021

#herstory: A Women’s History Salon Celebration

Join the ACSM TODAY at 7PM for #herstory: A Women’s History Salon Celebration
https://youtu.be/DS--6t5e28c
Join the Aaron Copland School of Music for an evening of performances and narratives that celebrate the stories, musics, and vibrant cultural contributions of the women who inspire us.

#herstory: A Women’s History Salon Celebration Join the Aaron Copland School of Music for an evening of performances and narratives that celebrate the stories, musics, and vibrant cultural contributions o...

Queens College Music Library Online Exhibits – Queens College Libraries 03/22/2021

Queens College Music Library Online Exhibits – Queens College Libraries

Check out our new online exhibit! We'll be doing a new exhibit each month. Stay tuned for more! https://library.qc.cuny.edu/music/music-library-exhibits/

For more about the exhibit series, see https://library.qc.cuny.edu/blog/queens-college-music-library-has-launched-online-exhibits/

Queens College Music Library Online Exhibits – Queens College Libraries Queens College Music Library Online Exhibits Welcome to the new Queens College Music Library Online Exhibit! The goal of this space is to celebrate the musical contributions from underrepresented communities, as well as the music and work from the Aaron Copland School of Music community. Inside, you...

Using Oxford Music Online 03/17/2021

Using Oxford Music Online

Looking for some hot tips on using Oxford Music Online? Check out our new YouTube tutorial! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O4wedS4SNU

Using Oxford Music Online Oxford Music Online is the most comprehensive scholarly reference source for music available to date.It is recommended to access Oxford Music Online using on...

Alumni Panel Discussion 03/17/2021

Alumni Panel Discussion

The ACSM and the Music Library are celebrating Women's History Month next week!

March 22 - The Music Library's new online exhibit will launch. (Stay tuned for the URL!)

March 23, 7:00pm: #herstory: A Women’s History Salon Celebration, an evening of performances and narratives that celebrate the stories, musics, and vibrant cultural contributions of the women who inspire us: https://youtu.be/DS--6t5e28c

March 24, 2PM: Black Classical Herstories and the Piano Music of Florence Price, presented by Dr. Samantha Ege: https://youtu.be/NbZ4K2KjOW8

March 25, 5PM: Alumni Panel Discussion featuring some of our women alumni sharing their tories and perspectives as dynamic leaders leveraging their talents and expertise to transform their communities: https://youtu.be/6JLqQsNIH1k

Alumni Panel Discussion Join the Aaron Copland School of Music for a panel discussion with several fascinating women alumni. Panelists will share their stories and perspectives as d...

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Tech Kits for Performing Artists 03/16/2021

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Tech Kits for Performing Artists

Need Tech? NYPL has got you covered!!

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Tech Kits for Performing Artists The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Tech Kits for Performing Artists program is a resource to enable performing artists to document their works and publish them online.

The Amazing Nina Simone. - Queens College 03/03/2021

The Amazing Nina Simone. - Queens College

Want to find a video or audio recording online? Use OneSearch, which searches all of our streaming audio and video resources, including this documentary on Nina Simone (https://cuny-qc.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01CUNY_QC/1f644oo/alma9994298856506137)

The Amazing Nina Simone. - Queens College She was left out of Civil Rights history, erased by jazz critics, and forgotten by most Americans because no one knew how to categorize her greatness.  But throughout the 1960s, Nina Simone was both loved and feared for her outspoken vision of Black Freedom. Her musical proclamations like "œMissis...

Accessing Music Research Guides 02/24/2021

Accessing Music Research Guides

What the heck is a Research Guide and why do I care? Check out this short video to learn why!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpfspQPub6U&t=30s

Accessing Music Research Guides Learn how to access Queens College's Music Research Guides.Research guides are one stop resources featuring resource tips, information on Queens College reso...

02/17/2021

Use OneSearch to find what you need! Not sure what OneSearch has, check out the new OneSearch landing page for more information! Have questions, email us at musiclibrary at qc dot edu!

https://cuny-qc.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01CUNY_QC:CUNY_QC

Use OneSearch to find what you need! Not sure what OneSearch has, check out the new OneSearch landing page for more information! Have questions, email us at musiclibrary at qc dot edu!

https://cuny-qc.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01CUNY_QC:CUNY_QC

Margaret Bonds Troubled Water 02/10/2021

Margaret Bonds Troubled Water

Margaret Bonds wrote some splendid piano music, including this gem. Want to know more about Bonds and other musicians, terms, etc.? Go to Oxford Music Online, THE reference source for music! Access Oxford Music Online via the QC Music Research Guide: https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdQtCssBfKY

Margaret Bonds Troubled Water As a composer well acquainted with the greats of the Harlem Renaissance and schooled in Western composition at Juilliard, Margaret Bonds binds these elements...

Bach Arias, Duets, Choruses, Instruments, Lyrics & Translations | VMII 02/03/2021

Bach Arias, Duets, Choruses, Instruments, Lyrics & Translations | VMII

Want to perform Bach vocal music but need to know the instrumentation? Check out the VOCAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTATION INDEX. Works by other composers will be indexed soon!
https://www.vmii.org/

Bach Arias, Duets, Choruses, Instruments, Lyrics & Translations | VMII We hand-catalogued all 2,094 movements from JS Bach cantatas, masses, motets, oratorios, Passions, and Magnificat – using the Neue Bach-Ausgabe – so you can browse by instrumentation and text.

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources 01/27/2021

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources

Happy New Year! The Music Library remains closed this semester, but we are still here to support you!

Need a space to study, Rosenthal Library will be open by appointment starting February 1. Make an appointment here: https://qc-cuny.libcal.com/r

Need something from the Music Library? Email us: [email protected] We may be able to scan it for you!

Need help finding materials for your assignment? Email us: [email protected] or check out one of our research guides
· Music Research: https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources
· Music Education: https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/mused
· Writing Program Notes: https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/prognotes

Here’s to a great semester!!

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources Guide for finding resources relating to music. Information on how to find and use resourced related to music.

‘The connection was there on so many levels:’ Meet the Queens music teacher who added heart to ‘Soul’ 01/13/2021

‘The connection was there on so many levels:’ Meet the Queens music teacher who added heart to ‘Soul’

Did you know the main character of the movie "Soul" was modeled on QC alum Peter Archer? Check it out!

‘The connection was there on so many levels:’ Meet the Queens music teacher who added heart to ‘Soul’ It quickly became clear to the long-time teacher that his life experiences dovetailed almost perfectly with Pixar’s vision for its new hero.

Music Library Fall 2020 Survey 01/06/2021

Music Library Fall 2020 Survey

The Music Library needs YOU!! Well, current faculty and students. Please take our survey to help us out. The first part are general questions on your use of the library while the second asks for feedback on digital score databases we had trial access to in December. We are looking to subscribe to one of these three databases (Babel, Nkoda, or Classical Music Scores Online) and would love your opinions on your experiences with them or other online score viewing.

The survey will be taken down by the end of January so please complete it by January 22nd! Find it here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeceJRzAKOcQ1uge_dModWpVgwIIZO8SaxOwfeGhH4_awrqTg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Thank you and Happy New Year!!

Music Library Fall 2020 Survey We are always striving to provide quality support and resources that are easily accessible. Please submit feedback regarding Library services throughout the Fall 2020 Semester so we can better serve our patrons!

Chanticleer - In the Bleak Mid-Winter 12/16/2020

Chanticleer - In the Bleak Mid-Winter

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season! Please enjoy one of our favorite carols (Gustav Holst's "In the Bleak Midwinter", here arranged by Joseph Jennings and performed by Chanticleer): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjRXIiZ8bs0

Chanticleer - In the Bleak Mid-Winter Chanticleer - In the Bleak Mid-Winter From the album Sing We Christmas Please purchase the album to support these talented musicians! Recorded in a beautiful...

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. 12/14/2020

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free.

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. It will help us help you!! Thank you!!

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. Create a new survey on your own or with others at the same time. Choose from a variety of survey types and analyze results in Google Forms. Free from Google.

Research Guides: Music: Diversify your Repertoire! 12/09/2020

Research Guides: Music: Diversify your Repertoire!

Looking to be more inclusive in the music you study and/or perform? Check out the new "Diversify Your Repertoire" page on the Music Research Guide! https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/c.php?g=274648&p=8061738

Research Guides: Music: Diversify your Repertoire! Guide for finding resources relating to music.

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. 12/07/2020

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free.

To all current students and faculty, please take a moment to help us out. Complete this short survey about our current services and our three trial digital score databases: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeceJRzAKOcQ1uge_dModWpVgwIIZO8SaxOwfeGhH4_awrqTg/viewform Your responses will help us help you moving forward! Thank you very much!!

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. Create a new survey on your own or with others at the same time. Choose from a variety of survey types and analyze results in Google Forms. Free from Google.

Women's Song Forum - Women's Song Forum 12/02/2020

Women's Song Forum - Women's Song Forum

Looking for songs by women composers? Check out Women's Song Forum: https://www.womensongforum.org/ And don't forget to use IPA Source (https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources)!

Women's Song Forum - Women's Song Forum Devoted to women's songs and voices

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources 11/30/2020

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources

We are excited to announce that we have trial access to THREE online source resources for the rest of the semester:

- Babel Scores (through 20 December 2020)
- Classical Music Online: Scores (through 28 December 2020)​
- Nkoda (through 13 December 2020)

For all, you can find them on the Music Research Guide: https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources or use OneSearch, which will search all three of these score databases.

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources Guide for finding resources relating to music. Information on how to find and use resourced related to music.

Photos from Queens College Music Library's post 11/23/2020

Did you know that vidoes from our streaming video services can be found and accessed via OneSearch (https://cuny-qc.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=01CUNY_QC:CUNY_QC)? They can! Use the filters on the right-hand side of the OneSearch page select "video" as "Resource/Type" and, if needed, limit to "full text online" to enjoy some great music vidoes, operas, etc. over Thanksgiving!

11/19/2020

Need a book chapter or article you can't find at Queens College? Request it through Inter-Library Loan! You'll get a PDF of the chapter/article in a matter of days. Either click on the ILL link in OneSearch or go to https://library.qc.cuny.edu/services/borrowing/interlibrary/
Need help, email us at musiclibrary at qc dot cuny dot edu

Need a book chapter or article you can't find at Queens College? Request it through Inter-Library Loan! You'll get a PDF of the chapter/article in a matter of days. Either click on the ILL link in OneSearch or go to https://library.qc.cuny.edu/services/borrowing/interlibrary/
Need help, email us at musiclibrary at qc dot cuny dot edu

Research Guides: Music: Audio/Video 11/11/2020

Research Guides: Music: Audio/Video

Looking for ways to stream music audio and video online? Check out our streaming audio and video resources here https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/recordings

Research Guides: Music: Audio/Video Guide for finding resources relating to music.

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources 11/03/2020

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources

We're excited to announce that we have trial access to Music Online: Classical Scores Library through 28 December 2020. You can access this resource in several ways:

OneSearch
The Music Library Research Guide: https://qc-cuny.libguides.com/music/resources
The QC Library A-Z Database List
The E-Resources/System Status Dashboard​

Please use this resource and let me know what you think!

Research Guides: Music: Music Resources Guide for finding resources relating to music. Information on how to find and use resourced related to music.

Institute for Composer Diversity 10/28/2020

Institute for Composer Diversity

Interested in exploring music by composers from historically underrepresented genders, racial, ethnic, and cultural heritages, and sexual orientations as well as disabled composers. The Institute for Composer Diversity is the place to go! Check out their searchable database and explore! https://www.composerdiversity.com/

Institute for Composer Diversity Search. Program. Perform. Repeat.

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Updates, announcements, and information from the Queens College Music Library. Head Music Librarian, Prof. Jennifer Oates, is on sabbatical for the 2010-2011 academic year. We wish her luck!
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