Additional full text options in IIMP and IIPA

There are now more full text link options for the International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) and the International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA) databases. If the full text of an article is available directly from one of those sources you’ll still see “Full text” or “Full text-PDF” links. If the article is potentially available from another online source you’ll see the blue “Discover UIUC Full Text Linking” button. If you click on it you will be given other options to locate the item online or request it via InterLibrary Loan.

If you have any questions about this, just stop by the MPAL and let us know!

NY Philharmonic Puts Its History by the Numbers Online

Philharmonic Puts Its History by the Numbers Online
Published: June 23, 2009
NY Times

“New York Philharmonic has put online an ocean of data about its concerts, dating back to the first one on Dec. 7, 1842.

NB: “The Metropolitan Opera did the same four years ago, adding an archive to its Web site,, that it says chronicles each performance in its history, starting in 1883.”

Orchestra Musicians’ CDROM Library and CDSheetMusic content now available online via Library Music Source

Have you been using our great collection of sheet music on CDROM? Well, now it’s available to the University of Illinois Community via Library Music Source.

CD Sheet Music
Includes masterworks for piano, organ, classical guitar, strings, winds, voice, chorus and study scores. It includes:

* 35,000 pages of piano music
* 30,000 pages of vocal music (arias and art songs)
* 17,000 pages of opera vocal scores
* 21,000 pages of choral vocal scores
* 15,000 pages of violin music

Orchestra Musicians’ CD Rom Library

Including all the parts to over 600 orchestra masterworks, this is a 10-Volume set of original orchestra parts and scores for violin, viola, cello, bass, flute (piccolo), oboe, clarinets, bassoon, horn, trumpet, low brass, timpani/percussion and harp/keyboard/ miscellaneous. Note: Printing all the separate parts enables performance.

New Monetery Jazz Festival Collection web site

The longest running jazz festival in the world!

Each fall since 1958, the seaside city of Monterey, California, has been the site of performances by the world’s finest jazz and blues performers. The festival’s archive – preserved by the Stanford University Archive of Recorded Sound – contains recordings of live festival performances throughout the history of this enduring American cultural institution

Search nearly 9,000 performances and other segments representing 1,000 hours of audio and video content are described in the database

Summer Studio Theatre at Illinois

(from Krannert Center web site)
Summer Studio Theatre Returns to Krannert Center

The Summer Studio Theatre returns to Krannert Center for its 19th season as a professional repertory company. Under the direction of UI Department of Theatre Head Brant Pope, the Summer Studio Theatre provides warm-weather entertainment for East-Central Illinois with a rolling repertory season of dramatic intrigue, touching humor, and madcap melodrama. Pope says that the quality of the characters found in each of the plays is the strength of this summer’s season. This year’s featured performances are The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlum, a comedic satire; the heartwarming Tuesdays with Morrie by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on Albom’s book of the same title; and Doug Wright’s one-man tour de force, I Am My Own Wife. All three plays will be presented in rotation from June 5 through July 1.