Composing a Collection: the Allan Blank Papers

Discovering The Composer Through His Work

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Finding the Music (Collections) at ODU!

In the summertime when the weather is hot Special Collections is the right spot For researchers who have music, music on their mind! The summer months are usually the busiest time for Special Collections, when historians, musicians, professors and researchers… Continue Reading →

F. Ludwig Diehn Composers Room Just Got Updated!

  Over Spring Break, the Diehn Composers Room (home of the Allan Blank Papers Collection) had a new floor installed! Soon the furniture will be returned, but already the room looks brighter and feels more welcoming than ever before. Please… Continue Reading →

Richmond Road Trip: Day 1, Going to School

Now that I have properly paid my respects to Mr. Blank, I’m headed to the James Branch Cabell Library to meet with Melissa Marrion, visit VCU’s Special Collections and check out the library’s music score collection. In an earlier blog… Continue Reading →

Hearing Music in Usually Silent Stacks

Libraries are usually portrayed in popular culture as quiet spaces guarded by a silver haired woman constantly saying “shh!” Yet, libraries across the country are filled with music! While researching for an earlier post, I stumbled across the Duke University… Continue Reading →

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