Notes From the Music Library
When one enters the Music Library as a conducting student, it is easy to be tempted by the striking presence of "the score." Mistakenly, the score is often the first and only stop of the conductor with a busy schedule, a number of rehearsals to lead,… read more
Check out the new books, scores, and recordings added to our shelves since the last "Recent Acquisitions" blog post on April 10. View our weekly highlights in the New Arrivals display at the library or jump to the complete list of new… read more
Welcome to the second part of my “top ten” list of ways I use the library. I hope you were inspired to explore the stacks since part one was published. This second part features many online resources – and there might be a bonus at the end!
Give a man a book and he’ll read for a day. Teach a man to use the library, and he’ll read for the rest of his life!
As a Student Library Assistant, I spend enough time in the Music Library to consider it a home of… read more
Spring is (almost) upon us and with it comes a substantial update to the Music Library’s Guide to BIPOC Musicians and Related Literature! The guide was… read more
Celebrate Black History Month with your library at the Black History Edit-a-thon! We live in a world of information, and the knowledge we share matters: it can challenge or uphold the systemic barriers that many in our communities face. This February,… read more
As a part of University of Toronto Libraries’ ongoing commitment to collecting, preserving and disseminating Canadian musical heritage, I am excited to share that we have acquired a new… read more
The University of Toronto Music Library has set up a trial for the online resource The Jazz Discography, founded by Tom Lord. The trial will remain open until January… read more
Check out this week's list of new scores and our weekly highlights list of new books. Our weekly highlights are showcased in our New Arrivals display in the library and is refreshed weekly.
Jump to the complete list of new… read more
Starting January 9, 2023, you can request materials for pickup at the Music Library from our off-site shelving facility Downsview, as well as Robarts, Mississauga, and Scarborough.
A few words of wisdom about timing and priorities:
I… read more
The 2023 Winter/Summer exhibit at the University of Toronto Music Library celebrates the esteemed Canadian composer, writer, educator, pianist, broadcaster, and administrator John Beckwith (1927-2022). To view the exhibit in its entirety, start with… read more
Looking for a recording of that concert you performed in at the Faculty of Music last term? Look no further! The Music Library archives recordings and programs of concerts and other events by faculty members, student ensembles, and guest artists at the… read more