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  • 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.

  • books on library shelving
    April 30th, 2018

    Options available for UW-Madison Alumni to continue using library resources and services.

  • Label for Banner 78rpm side B-547 A, "Beit mich a bissele"
    April 5th, 2018

    Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture project to highlight selections from the Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings

  • Porcelain figures of a Scandinavian fiddler and a piper
    March 23rd, 2018

    Free and Open to the Public! April 12-14, 2018. Two days of panel presentations, two nights of Scandinavian Folk Music concerts, and a community dance at Folklore Village.

  • Bass At Your Place exhibit display case containing a Lawrence LaMay bass
    March 13th, 2018

    Exhibit in Mills Music Library and Memorial Library celebrates 25th anniversary of Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassists Conference, and 50th anniversary of the International Society of Bassists, which was founded in Madison.

  • January 27th, 2018

    41 titles have been added to their Video On Demand catalog.

  • Cover of John W. Barker's 2017 book The Pro Arte Quartet
    January 19th, 2018

    John W. Barker’s book is an historical overview of the Pro Arte Quartet, which was founded in 1912 and has been in residence at University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1940.