Folkways Recordings

Music students, we’ve got most of the Folkways recordings that were highlighted in yesterday’s lecture by Daniel Sheehy, director of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.  Online access is provided through Smithsonian Global Sound, which provides many different ways to browse or search the collection.  In addition, the Crouch Fine Arts Library has almost 300 CDs available for check-out, as well as LP vinyl records going back to the 1950s.  Use these great collections of recordings to expand your musical horizons!

02. February 2016 by Clayton
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Musical Moments, Jan. 29

IMG_1243_500WThere was even some foot-stomping action last Friday as the Morpheme Saxophone Quartet performed in the noontime Musical Moments series.  They gave an amazing performance for a very appreciative audience.

01. February 2016 by Clayton
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Baylor Department of Art Photography Print and Portfolio Sale

2015photoprintsale

2015printsaleWhen: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Hooper Schaefer Student Lounge
Come check out the latest work created by Baylor University photography students. Come join us for creative art, stimulating conversation, and good food. All prints are available for purchase. The event is free and the experience priceless.

04. December 2015 by Sha Towers
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Musical Moments #2

We were blessed yesterday by the heavenly voices of the Chamber Singers performing Christmas music in the Allbritton Foyer. Former Crouch staff member Cody Miller conducted this piece.

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02. December 2015 by Clayton
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Get your Christmas music here!

There’s nothing like great music to get you into the Christmas spirit, and the Crouch Library has recordings for (almost) every taste.

  • To listen online, choose from the many playlists and album lists that we’ve gathered for you at http://bitly.com/CFALChristmas.  If you are outside the Baylor network, you will be prompted to log in with your Bear ID and password.
  • In the Crouch Fine Arts Library, we have hundreds of Christmas CDs available for check-out at the Service Desk.  To get call numbers, follow this link to BearCat or ask a staff member if you would like some assistance.

Happy holiday listening!

 

30. November 2015 by Clayton
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Musical Moments in the Libraries

Last Wednesday, we were treated to a performance of a Brahms quintet by string students from the School of Music.  This was the first of an occasional series of short performances at noon.  Come tomorrow, Tuesday, for the next installment–there just might be Christmas music!

 

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30. November 2015 by Clayton
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Survey drawing winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in our recent survey on recordings.  Winners in the gift card drawing were:

  • Kayla Kemp
  • Justin Kroll
  • Dr. Todd Meehan
  • Marcell Steuernagel

Congrats!

21. October 2015 by Clayton
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Survey drawing on Monday, Oct. 12

The gift card drawing for participants in our School of Music student and faculty survey will be held on Monday, Oct. 12, at 4:30 in the lobby of the McCrary Music Building.  Everyone is welcome to come, but you need not be present to win.  Winners who are not present will be contacted by e-mail and will have 3 days to respond before another winner is drawn.

Haven’t taken the survey yet?  There’s still time!  It will close on Monday morning.  See the previous post below for links, and please note that only current music students and faculty are eligible.

 

09. October 2015 by Clayton
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Baylor Librarian’s artist’s book selected for three juried shows

I’m thrilled to announce that my artist’s book, KnownUnknown has been selected to appear in two more juried shows after it’s debut in the Ideation Experience show at Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, Colorado this summer.

My book is currently part of Words|Matter: A Library for Artist’s Books exhibition in Chicago (October 3-29) and was also chosen to appear in Blood Quantum (November 6 – December 19) at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, Oregon.

I am honored to have been selected for these three juried shows alongside many well known book artists that I admire and have collected as part of the Baylor Book Arts Collection.

04. October 2015 by Sha Towers
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Quick Survey

If you are a current student or faculty member in the Baylor School of Music, please follow the link below to take our quick online survey. It takes only 1-2 minutes, and you can enter a drawing to win a $25 gift card to Starbucks or the Baylor Bookstore. Two of each will be given away.

 

Student Survey

 

Faculty Survey

Questions about this research project can be directed to Clayton Crenshaw at ClaytonE_Crenshaw@baylor.edu or 254-710-6679.

01. October 2015 by Clayton
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