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  • Kanopy database logo
    December 26th, 2018

    Canceled subscription to streaming video database renewed, but only for three of its collections.

  • Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
    December 7th, 2018

    Jim Leary earns second Grammy nomination in the category of Best Album Notes.

  • Music Magazine Archive logo
    November 30th, 2018

    Database offers the full runs of 13 rock magazines and 10 folk magazines published from the late 1940s to the present.

  • Closeup image of Mills Music Library Staff Picks selections
    November 16th, 2018

    Mills Music Library now pulling favorites from the collection for you to peruse and check out.

  • Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
    October 31st, 2018

    Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Book cover for Yiddish Empire: the Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, by Debra Caplan
    October 23rd, 2018

    Debra Caplan speaks about her book Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

  • Naxos Music Library Jazz logo and website banner
    September 30th, 2018

    Naxos Music Library Jazz is a separate streaming audio database from Naxos Music Library, offering more than 180,000 tracks and over 12,000 artists.

  • Helvetia 101 label, Durlhofer Jodel, Charles Schoenenberger
    September 29th, 2018

    2 CD-set produced by Archeophone Records in cooperation with Mills Music Library and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures is now here and available for borrowing.

  • Rudolf Pietsch, leader of Die Tanzgeiger
    August 31st, 2018

    Austrian ensemble Die Tanzgeiger performs Monday, September 24, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 5:00pm Reception (with food) 6:00pm Concert. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Debut exhibition poster
    August 30th, 2018

    An Exhibition of Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, on display from August 27-December 14, 2018, in Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library.

  • July 5th, 2018

    Madison Early Music Festival: July 7-14, 2018. See our display, borrow our holdings!

  • Kanopy database logo
    June 28th, 2018

    Streaming video database business model deemed unsustainable.

  • Ethnic American Music Curator Nate Gibson using the Loricraft Professional Record Cleaning Machine
    June 23rd, 2018

    Loricraft Professional Record Cleaning Machine is now part of Mills Music Library preservation efforts.

  • Spines of 78rpm record albums on a shelf
    May 31st, 2018

    New exhibit of 78rpm record albums highlights the visuals that housed the sounds.

  • Boxes containing Ben Sidran's personal archives
    May 30th, 2018

    Madison music legend’s materials become part of Wisconsin Music Archives.