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Furman Church Music Conference

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to browse the latest exhibit which celebrates church music and organ playing. Materials on display include: More Great Hymns of the Church – The Choirs of Cathedral of St. Paul, Buffalo, Directed by Bruce Neswick The King of Instruments: How Churches Came to Have Organs Church Music in the United States: […]

Summer Research and Creative Fellows

Please join us for a presentation from Emory Conetta ’18 and Chrissy Hicks ’20, the inaugural Special Collections and Archives Summer Research and Creative Fellows, to learn about their research projects in women’s history and medieval music. Thursday, September 21st at 4pm in the Pitts Room of the James B. Duke Library.

American Musicological Society

Furman will be hosting the American Musicological Society-Southeast Chapter for their Spring Meeting on this Saturday, March 18. The meeting will be held in the Pitts Room of the James B. Duke Library, beginning at 9:15am with a welcome from Dean Peterson and concluding around 5pm after the final paper session. At 11am, Maureen Carr […]

Musical Moments in JBD

Enjoy a brief musical interlude on Wednesday, March 30, from noon til 12:20 in the Blackwell Atrium of the James B. Duke Library.  This month’s Musical Moments features piano majors from Furman’s Department of Music. During this time, quiet study space is available on the 2nd floor of the library in Special Collections & Archives. Musical […]

Musical Moments in JBD

Enjoy a brief musical interlude on Wednesday, February 24, from noon til 12:20 in the Blackwell Atrium of the James B. Duke Library.  February’s Musical Moments features piano majors from Furman’s Department of Music. During this time, quiet study space is available on the 2nd floor of the library in Special Collections & Archives. Musical […]

Protest Songs: Voices of Resistance and Possibility

The Maxwell Music Library is currently displaying a selection of books about protest songs. The exhibit, Protest Songs: Voices of Resistance and Possibility, includes the following books: Singing for Freedom: The Hutchison Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform Pistol Packin’ Mama: Aunt Molly Jackson and the Politics of Folksong Woody Guthrie, American Radical […]

Musical Moments in the Library

Enjoy a brief musical interlude on Wednesday from noon til 12:20 in the Blackwell atrium of the James B. Duke library.  January’s Musical Moments features: Silviu Ciulei, Furman Faculty Instructor Classical & Flamenco Guitar During this time, quiet study space is available on the 2nd floor of the library in Special Collections & Archives. Brought […]

Musical Moments in JBD

Musical Moments Enjoy a brief interlude on study day, Wednesday, December 9th from noon til 12:20 in the Blackwell atrium of the Duke Library. Featuring The Gladden String Quartet Anne Katherine Stiekes & Alyssa Jouret (violins) Chase Mekdara (viola) Jesus Miranda (violoncello) performing music by Bach, Handel, and Grieg During this time, quiet study space […]

The Squarcialupi Codex

In 2014, the Maxwell Music Library made a large purchase – in every sense of that word! The Squarcialupi Codex is a facsimile of a 15th century manuscript named for its owner, the Italian organist and composer Antonio Squarcialupi. Squarcialupi did not create the Codex himself; rather, it was produced by the monastery of Santa […]

New Titles in Cambridge Histories Online

Just in time for the centennial: The Cambridge History of the First World War Volume 1: Global War The Cambridge History of the First World War Volume 2: The State The Cambridge History of the First World War Volume 3: Civil Society     And The Cambridge History of World Music