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MUR 126: Opera: Home

Professor Andrew Cashner

Course Description

A small number of representative operas will be used to highlight the history of this controversial 400-year old art form and its creators, performers, and audiences. Drama, music, staging, spectacle, and dance will be examined as components of production. Divas welcome! Prerequisite: ability to read music. 

Welcome to the Art/Music Library

 

Welcome to the Art/Music Library. Please ask us for help! Our librarians and student workers at the desk can help you find resources and information. 

Visit us here! http://www.library.rochester.edu/artmusic/home

  • The Art/Music Library is located on the ground floor of Rush Rhees Library. All scores (M call numbers) and music books (ML and MT call numbers) are located on the open shelves within the Art/Music Library, as are current copies of our music magazines and journals.
  • CDs are kept in the back and may be requested from the desk. LPs are stored in the Art stacks. 
  • Recordings may be listened to in the Art/Music library or checked out for a limited time period.
  • Reference books are located in the rear left nook.
  • Finale and Sibelius music-writing programs are available at two of our work stations. Please ask at the desk.

Government Information, Economics, Law and Music Librarian

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Kathy Wu
                             
        Chat is unavailable, feel free to email me.      
   
Contact:
585-273-5322
I am available for one-on-one consultation, which will be conducted at Rush Rhees Q&i desk.

I am also the librarian for the English for Academic Purposes Program.
Website

Related Sites

Writing about Music

Writing and Citing Help at UR

Books and resources for opera available on campus

Music Databases

UR Catalog Search (using Articles, Books & More)

Use the Catalog Search in Articles, Books & More to search specifically for books or journal titles or other materials available at the University of Rochester Library. Use the full Articles & Books for searching for article authors and titles.

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Interesting random opera and music stuff to explore

Finding a book in the Stacks in Rush Rhees