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August 4, 2011

Treasures from our Archives

Once in a while we will treat you to treasures from our Library's archives. This week we present a letter by Muzio Clementi, dated March 12, 1802. In the letter, addressed to his brother, Clementi discusses the shipping of a piano manufactured by his company. See for yourself at: http://www.library.yale.edu/musiclib/exhibits/showcase_collections/clementi_letter1.html

August 15, 2011

A Musical Quote by August Willhelm Bach

If you were thinking this was one of Bach's many sons think again! A.W. Bach, a German organist, teacher and composer was not a descendant of J.S. Bach. He received his earliest musical training from his father Gottfried Bach, organist at the Dreifaltigkeitskirche in Berlin. More details and a scan of our manuscript at: http://www.library.yale.edu/musiclib/exhibits/showcase_collections/august_w_bach.html

August 16, 2011

New Content Added to Opera in Video

30 hours of performances and documentaries to Opera in Video. The new content includes:
- Cardiff Singer of the World competition highlights from 1999 and 2001
- Recital of arias by Karita Mattila and Dmitri Hvorostovsky
- Welsh National Opera's performance of Monteverdi's Poppea
- Recital by Angela Gheorghiu at the Royal Opera House
- Lucia di Lammermoor (Vienna), featuring Katia Ricciarelli and Jose Carreras

Access the database here...

August 19, 2011

Naxos Adds EMI Classics to its Labels

The complete EMI Classics catalog will soon be available online to the Yale community. Naxos Music Library announced this morning that it started adding a vast catalog of recordings that includes EMI Classics, Virgin Classics, and Blue Note Records. Today, more than 225 albums are available in NML with the remainder of the 7200 album catalog available by the end of 2011. More details available here...

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