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Qello Concerts streaming video database trial

Cornell University Library has secured a free trial of Qello Concerts, a streaming video database specializing in rock concerts and music documentaries. Genres such as classic rock, jazz, blues, pop, country, and metal are represented. See a fuller description here:

https://qello.com/about_us

To try out Qello Concerts and other video databases from RBdigital, use the following link, enter the access code "rolls," and create an account:

http://www.rbdigital.com/rbdigitaltrial

Please send any feedback to Lenora Schneller (ls258) or Tracey Snyder (tls224) by May 1, 2017.

Lou Reed archives going to the New York Public Library

2017 March

The New York Public Library has announced its acquisition of the Lou Reed Archive:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/02/arts/music/lou-reed-archives-head-to-...

Popular culture research workshop at Bowling Green in May 2017

ANNOUNCING THE POPULAR CULTURE SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

MAY 21-25, 2017

Reminder: Travel Grant applications are due 24 March 2017.

"Exploring the Archives: Fifty Years of Popular Culture"

Research fellowships at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library & Archives

2016 December 15

John Cage Research Grant

Call for Applications

2017-2018  John Cage Research Grant

Northwestern University Library

Evanston, Illinois

 

The Northwestern University Library is pleased to announce the call for applications for the John Cage Research Grant, an annual award established to promote the study of John Cage's life, music, art, and ideas through the use of Northwestern's John Cage Collection.

 

Met Opera on Demand--New Releases (March 24, 2016)

Met Opera on Demand--New Releases (March 24, 2016)

Met Music Director James Levine leads a majestic performance of Wagner's early masterpiece Tannhäuser, in last October's Live in HD presentation now available on Met Opera on Demand: Student Access. Johan Botha sings the title role, opposite Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth, Michelle DeYoung as Venus, and Peter Mattei as Wolfram, in Otto Schenk's classic production. 

 

Met Opera on Demand--New Releases (February 24, 2016)

Met Opera on Demand--New Releases (February 24, 2016)

Bartlett Sher's acclaimed new production of Verdi's Otello opened the Met's 2015-16 season and is now available on Met Opera on Demand: Student Access. Aleksandrs Antonenko stars in the title role, opposite Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona and Željko Lucic as Iago. Maestro Yannick Nzet-Sguin conducts this Live in HD presentation from last October.

Popular culture research workshop at BGSU in May 2016

January 26, 2016

 

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association will sponsor a popular culture research workshop at Bowling Green State University in May 2016. For more information, see: http://pcaaca.org/educatio/pcaaca-research-workshop/