Notes From the Music Library

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 29 Nov, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs, scores, and books in our collection. Don't forget: you can always check… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 23 Nov, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs, scores, and books in our collection. Don't forget: you can always check… read more

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Author: Trevor Deck, Music & Film Collections Management Librarian
Posted 19 Nov, 2021

I am pleased to announce that U of T Libraries has subscribed to the online contemporary score platform, Babelscores!

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Posted 15 Nov, 2021

Save the date! The Music Library is hosting a hybrid in-person and virtual open house December 3, 1-3pm to celebrate our 100th anniversary. As part of the celebration, we are inviting faculty, staff, students, and alumni to submit "… read more

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Posted 15 Nov, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 8 Nov, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs, scores and books in our collection, including a recording of the opera… read more

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Author: Rebecca Shaw, Music Archivist
Posted 1 Nov, 2021

The University of Toronto’s fall convocation is fast approaching on November 18, 2021. Once again this year, due to the pandemic, degrees will be conferred in absentia in a virtual ceremony. 

In celebration of our more than 7,500 illustrious… read more

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Author: Alexis Millares Thomson, Tegan Ridge, Emma Soldaat, and Daphne Tan
Posted 1 Nov, 2021

For several years now, I’ve been exploring the writings of musicologist and philosopher Victor Zuckerkandl (1896-1965) against the backdrop of historical movements in music theory, Western esotericism, and public scholarship. In the 1930s, Zuckerkandl… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 26 Oct, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs, scores and books in our collection, including Prof. Farzaneh Hemmasi's… read more

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Posted 12 Oct, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 6 Oct, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs and scores in our collection. Don't forget: you can always check out the… read more

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Author: James Mason, Technical Services Librarian
Posted 1 Oct, 2021

Join us at the music library in celebrating wonderful music by Canadian women composers. In our collection, we have music composed by women, books about music written by women, recordings by women, and recordings of music composed by women. This… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 27 Sep, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs in our collection. Don't forget: you can always check out the latest… read more

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Author: Karen Wiseman, Performance Collection
Posted 23 Sep, 2021

In September 2021, the Performance Collection is celebrating its 30th anniversary. You can read more about its history in Karen's article "… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 20 Sep, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature the latest new CDs in our collection. Don't forget: you can always check out the latest… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 13 Sep, 2021

Although the Music Library reopened last week (see details), we will continue to provide our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf for you here. This week's edition feature… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 6 Sep, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature various CDs and a number of German texts. Remember, the Music Library will reopen for stacks… read more

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Author: James Mason
Posted 3 Sep, 2021

The U of T community has been active in the performing arts since its inception. The LP collection held by the Music Library is a testament to that. Let’s take a look (and listen) to some gems that demonstrate the rich history of our faculty and… read more

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Posted 2 Sep, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Jan Guise, Director, Music Library
Posted 2 Sep, 2021

The Music Library is re-opening on Tuesday, September 7th and we are SO excited to welcome you back to our space! We continue to follow public health guidelines in order to keep staff and students safe and healthy.  As we move through the semester, we… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 30 Aug, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. Remember, curbside pickup requests are now closed. You can pickup your requests at the Music Library until Friday, September 3 at 1… read more

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Author: Tegan Niziol, Graduate Student Library Assistant
Posted 27 Aug, 2021

I have worked as a graduate student library assistant (GSLA) at the University of Toronto Music Library for the past five years. I entered the position as a second-year master’s student, and now I am closing the chapter on this remarkable stage in my… read more

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Author: William Hunt, Student Library Assistant
Posted 26 Aug, 2021

I have worked in the music library as a Student Library Assistant for approximately 4 years now. I find an incredible solitude in this space, whether I am being paid to work or I am doing my own work. There are essentially four different tasks that I… read more

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Author: Ness Wong, Student Library Assistant
Posted 5 Aug, 2021

On my first day on the job, I was invited to a pizza party with all the staff at the Music Library. It was a quiet and cozy place. Classical music filtered through the back room through someone’s speaker; on the shelf near the large communal table,… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 4 Aug, 2021

Check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves, browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! This week's recent acquisitions feature various CDs and a number of English texts. Stay tuned for German… read more

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