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  • Mount St. Mary's Academy
    Posted on: Friday, October 21, 2016

    It's easy to be creeped out when ghouls rule your school. Circ Clerk Reagan has an inspired list of scary books and songs.

  • Joan Baez and Bob Dylan
    Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2016

    The times sure are a' changin' when the world's most prestigious prize for the written word goes to an American, let alone a rock 'n roller. Our lit blogger Tracy gives props to Bobby Dylan.

  • Illuminated music
    Posted on: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Inspired by a new OKCMOA exhibit, music expert Breck explores the works of a modern Estonian composer who makes new music in old ways.

  • Friends
    Posted on: Friday, September 09, 2016

    What's that sound you've been hearing on the radio? It's now got a name - the "Millennial Whoop". Our classical music expert Breck says it's not anything musicians haven't done for, well, millennia.

     

     

     

     

  • Record player
    Posted on: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Our music blogger, Circ Clerk Reagan, has discovered a music series that makes her head spin - at 33-1/3 rpm. Check out her review of these reviews of classic albums.

  • Leonardo Bernstein
    Posted on: Friday, August 05, 2016

    Our music blogger, Breck, takes a look at the work of America's greatest conductor in this month's post. Find out the secret to Leonard Bernstein's greatness in Breck's hand-picked list of library materials.

  • Music- Matisse
    Posted on: Friday, July 08, 2016

    Oklahoma City has a chance to peek into La Belle Époque this summer as the exhibit Matisse in His Time arrives at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art - the only showing in North America. Our music expert, Associate Librarian Breck, examines this period of remarkable creativity and places Matisse in the context of the music of his day.

  • Monument valley
    Posted on: Friday, June 17, 2016

    Summer vacation blew Circ Clerk Reagan's mind this year - check out the playlist that was the perfect soundtrack to her trip.

     

  • Violinists
    Posted on: Wednesday, June 01, 2016

    The largest poll taken concerning classical music is the annual Classic FM Hall of Fame. Every January the British radio station asks its listeners to write in their favorite three pieces of music. The thousands of votes are tallied and revealed every spring. This would seem to be a debate-ending list. One could settle the age old argument of whose music is best by simply looking at the ranking.

  • Concert
    Posted on: Friday, May 20, 2016

    They say that smell is the sense most closely tied to memory (I don’t know if that’s true; I think I may have heard it in a commercial, actually), but for me, it is sound. Specifically, song. Music has the power to transport me back in time like I was in a science fiction novel.

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