Digital Projects in Music

Special Collections from the Gaylord Music Library include a number of digital projects, including exhibits, publications, and sheet music collections.

Projects & Publications

  • Art and Music | This scanning project was a joint effort of the Gaylord Music Library Special Collections and the Missouri Historical Society Library
  • Das Deutsche Lied | This scanning project was a joint effort of the Gaylord Music Library Special Collections and the Missouri Historical Society Library
  • Scanned editions of The Herald of Music, The Impressario, and Kunkel’s Musical Review | This scanning project was a joint effort of the Gaylord Music Library Special Collections, the Missouri Historical Society Library, the LaBudde Special Collections, Miller Nichols Library, St. Louis Public Library, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
  • Music World | This collection provides a look at three digitized issues from Volume 1 (May – September 1893) of The Music World; this collection was uploaded by the Gaylord Music Library and made available through the Internet Archive.
  • Musical News | This collection provides a look at various digitized issues from Volumes 1 and 2 (Volume 1, number 1 to Volume 2, number 3, spanning September 1897-November 1898) of Musical News.
  • The Reporter of Strassberger’s Conservatory of Music | This digitized collection showcases Volumes 1-27 (1899-1929) of The Reporter of Strassberger’s Conservatory of Music publication.
  • Images of Ancient Music | This database contains images associated with the music of ancient Greece and Rome, as well as other images connected with Greco-Roman antiquity. Also includes some images of ancient and modern instruments and places and objects related to the ancient Greco-Roman world more broadly, and some recordings of ancient Greek and Roman literature read aloud. Project director: Tim Moore, John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics
  • Music & Racial Segregation in 20th Century St. Louis: Uncovering the Sources | St. Louis, notorious for its history of racial segregation but also widely celebrated for its vibrant musical heritage, provides a significant test case for questions about the connections between music and segregation in urban life. The collection is a database of archival sources exploring key moments in the history of music and segregation in mid-20th century St. Louis. Project director: Patrick Burke, Associate Professor of Music

Highlighted Sheet Music Collections

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Follow the links above to explore the digital projects in music.

Contact

Department
Library
Name
Brad Short
Job Title
Music, Film Studies, and Performing Arts Librarian
Phone Number
(314) 935-5529

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