music

Musical Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection allows researchers to discover early America through popular music by gathering publications dedicated to various aspects of music, from the sacred to the secular, from the political to the comic. Before widespread use of the printing press in the 19th century, the popular culture...

Audio Files Added to WU Libraries’ Online Sheet Music Exhibit

By Julie Hale on February 3, 2017

The Gaylord Music Library’s sheet music collection includes a wealth of compositions related to St. Louis’ 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (also known as the St. Louis World Fair). The sounds of the era  came alive on Friday, November 11, 2016, at WU’s 560 Music Center, when WU music students ...