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April 13, 2012

Obituary: Lili Chookasian, contralto, faculty member

Lili Chookasian, a renowned contralto who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and taught at the Yale School of Music, died peacefully in her sleep on April 10, 2012.

Chookasian was born in Chicago, on August 1, 1921 and celebrated her 90th birthday last summer. In her career, she appeared with many of the world’s major conductors, symphony orchestras, and recording and opera companies. Read more here...

April 18, 2012

Beinecke Talk ::: William Walton: Symphonies and Concertos

Wednesday, April 18 at 3:00 pm; Beinecke Library, Room 38/39
Italian musicologist, Paolo Petrocelli, will present a talk on the William Walton Symphonies and Concertos held at the Beinecke Library, as a result of the research conducted in coordination with William Boughton, music director of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and artistic director of the NHSO Beinecke / Walton Project.

Paolo Petrocelli is a young arts administrator, entrepreneur, violinist, musicologist, and music journalist. He received his diploma in violin performance from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia and graduated in musicology from the Sapienza University of Rome. He was admitted to masters programs at City University London and Royal Holloway University. He specialized in the study of twentieth-century European music, with a focus on British composers.
Paulo has published various essays on the music of Sir William Walton and the book The Resonance of a Small Voice: William Walton and the Violin Concerto in England between 1900 and 1940 (Cambridge Scholars Publishing).

April 20, 2012

EndNote X5 and EndNote Web Now Available to Yale Community

The Yale University Library is proud to offer EndNote X5 and EndNote Web to the Yale Community. The software is now available to everyone with a Net Id through the Yale ITS Software Library. You will be asked to login to CAS, then you will be able to download the software directly to your office computer, laptop, home computers, or collaborate through the use of EndNote Web.

EndNote is a bibliographic management and publishing solution used by millions of researchers, librarians, and students worldwide.

Use EndNote to:
Search bibliographic databases on the Internet
- Organize references, images, PDFs and other files
- Watch the bibliographic and figure list appear as you write!
- Collaborate using EndNote Web, the Web-based research and writing component of EndNote

Look for future announcements about training from the library for EndNote and Refworks or contact your department’s library liaison for more information.

For further information please contact Patrick Butler, Electronic Resources Support Librarian, at patrick.butler@yale.edu

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