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Evolving, Not Extinct: Music Reference in the 21st Century

Description: This is a personal narrative about the impact of ever-evolving technology used in libraries, particularly music libraries. The author - a librarian - highlights the strengths of using different types of technologies in libraries and also problems that they could cause. The author urges caution when considering the adaptation of particular technologies.
Date: April 7, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Serge Jaroff and His Don Cossack Choir: Two Rare Scores at the University of North Texas Music Library

Description: This narrative gives details on Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Choir, which first began in a Turkish concentration camp in 1921. The author highlights the how the choir's music has personally affected her, while also giving details about the history of the choir and how the group went on to tour around the world. This document also gives the information that the University of North Texas Music Library maintains two rare Jaroff scores.
Date: 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Talkin' to Texans and Other Americans: Music Oral History Project Perspectives: The Founding of the Texas Chapter of the Music Library Association

Description: This narrative centers on the start of the Texas chapter of the Music Library Association. The author gives the history and events that led up to the creation of the chapter, highlighting individuals that played a large role. This document played a part in a presentation given on behalf of the Oral History Committee at the national meeting of the Music Library Association in Dallas, Texas in 2012.
Date: 2012
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Music USA program lists, 1985

Description: Lists of programs, with brief content notes, for programs broadcast from January 26 through December 7, 1985 (10985 - 11300).
Date: 1985
Creator: Conover, Willis

Debrecen Jazz Days 1981

Description: Handwritten notes relating to the Debrecen Jazz Days, July-August 1981
Date: 1981
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1977

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 8038 through 8128, broadcast in 1977, along with a list of broadcast dates for programs from June through December of that year. There are 24 pages in this document.
Date: 1977
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1976

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 7673 through 8033, broadcast in 1976. There are 92 pages in this document.
Date: 1976
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1975

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 7319 through 7669, broadcast in 1975. There are 81 pages in this document.
Date: 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1974

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6951 through 7306, broadcast in 1974. There are 109 pages in this document.
Date: 1974
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, January-June 1973

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6581 through 6714, broadcast in 1973. There are 91 pages in this document.
Date: 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, June-December 1973

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6731 through 6941, broadcast in 1973. There are 157 pages in this document.
Date: 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1972

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6211 through 6572, broadcast in 1972. There are 134 pages in this document.
Date: 1972
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, November-December 1971

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6150 through 6209, broadcast in November and December of 1971. There are 25 pages in this document.
Date: 1971
Creator: Conover, Willis

Abstract for the AMS Southwest Chapter’s April 11, 2015 Spring Conference

Description: This is an abstract for a presentation that was given at the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter's Spring Conference on April 11th, 2015. The presentation was given alongside a poster display. This abstract highlights Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Choir, which was founded at a Turkish concentration camp in 1921, and went on to perform around the world. This abstract gives details on the history of the choir and the type of concerts that Jaroff gave. In addition, it explains the lack of scholarly attention that Jaroff and his choir have received.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1981-1982

Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, 1981-1982. Includes: Individual Program Lists, February and March 1978; Handwritten Program Lists, December 1981; Handwritten Program Lists, January-March 1982; Interview with Lee Bark; Notes for Art Farmer program; UDC Lab Jazz Band; Toni Wilson notes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1982-1983

Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, 1982-1983. Includes: Handwritten Program Lists, September-December 1982; Handwritten Program Lists, January-February 1983.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis

Hand-Written Program Lists, Debrecen Jazz Days, September 8-13, 1981

Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, unknown dates. Includes: Gyorgy Szabados, piano: Budapest; "Philadelphia" Jerry Ricks, vocals & guitar: USA; Radio Big Band: Berlin; Pori Bigband featuring Ted Burson: Finland; Jazz group of Rousse/Bulgaria; Kati Bontovica and Supertrio: Budapest; Fusti-Lakatos Quintet featuring Tat Guinez, conga: Budapest; Thermacnius Quartet: Kobenhaven; Jana Koubkova Trio: Praha; Graham Collier Band: London; Team/Tamas Berki: Budapest; Binder Quintet: Budapest; Jazz Workshop of Debrecen; Pege Quintet: Budapest; Tomsits Quartet: Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone & Weet Gev. Aladar Pege, bass: Budapest; String Connection: Warsaw, Poland; Markovic-Gut Sextet: Beograd, Yugoslavia; Christian Esconde and his Workshop: Paris, France; Siger Small Band: London; Workshop Group of Gyorgy Vukan; Saturnus, Budapest; Erich Klunshuster Quintet: Vienna, Austria; Jazz Band Radi Ostrava: Tscheckoslovakia; Enrico Rava Quartet: Milano, Italy; Workshop Group of Gyorgy Szabados: Budapest; Kaszako Group: Budapest; Hulin Quintet: Szeged, Hungary.
Date: 1981
Creator: Conover, Willis

Individual Program List, 1981

Description: Hour-by-hour breakdown of music played on Music USA, 1981. Includes: Duke Ellington Tribute Programs, April 1978. Handwritten program notes, 1978-1979 and unknown date.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis