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Music Library Association-Atlantic Chapter

Fall 2001

Last update: August 26, 2003

OCTOBER 5-6, 2001


Friday, October 5, 2001
McGregor Room, Alderman Library

12:30-1:00pm Registration and Viewing of Lift Every Voice,
Exhibit curated by Mary Prendergast, UVA Assistant Music Librarian

1:00 Welcome

Session I Playing and Collecting Traditional Music

1:15-2:15 Selecting African and Afro-Pop for Library Collections
Bruce Penner, Co-host of Radio Tropicale, WTJU, 91.1 FM 

2:15-3:15 Scotch-Irish Traditions in Virginia Music
Kim and Jimbo Cary, Massie Mills, VA 

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Old-time Music: Why Should we Collect it?
Mike Seeger, Lexington, VA 

5:00-6:00 Reception and Viewing the exhibit 

Dinner on your own: At Friday's registration, we will have sign-up sheets for several restaurants of varying types and price ranges so that you'll be able to sign up to eat with a group of colleagues.

Friday evening events in Charlottesville: 

Saturday, October 6
Music Library, Old Cabell Hall

8:00-9:00am Continental Breakfast and tour the Music Library.

9:00-10:00 Business Meeting

10:00 Walk to Clemons Library

10:15-10:30 Tour of Robertson Media Center's Digital Media Lab

10:30-noon Session II

Session II Digital Frontiers for Music Collections

Music for the Nation: Building a Digital Sheet Music Collection
Liza Vick, Digital Conversion Specialist, Library of Congress

Digital File Formats: What Difference Does it Make?
Adam Soroka, Technical Assistant, University of Virginia

The Digital Music Library at Penn State University
Amanda Maple, Music Librarian, Penn State University

Open forum

Lunch on your own.

Possible Afternoon Tours:

  • University of Virginia Grounds: 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Tours begin in the Rotunda, Lower Level

  • Local Bookstores (Corner: Heartwood Books; Downtown: Blue Whale, Book Cellar,

  • Daedalus, Oakley's, Read it Again Sam, Old Dominion)

  • Monticello (TJ's home; ca. 5 miles southeast of the University; tickets $11.00) http://www.monticello.org/

  • AshLawn/Highlands (James Monroe's home; near Monticello; tickets $8.00 adults, $7.50 seniors and AAA members) 

  • Montpelier (James and Dolley Madison's home. tickets $9.00, adults, $8.00 seniors and AAA members) http://www.montpelier.org/



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