Otto E. Albrecht Music Library and Eugene Ormandy Music & Media Center

Albrecht Music Library

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Albrecht Music Library

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About the Library:

The Otto E. Albrecht Music Library and Eugene Ormandy Music and Media Center are located in the Van Pelt Library, on the fourth floor (west). We serve the research and teaching needs of Penn’s Music Department and the Penn music community. At the core of the collection are scores in both scholarly and performing editions, literature on music history and theory, ethnomusicology, jazz, popular music, and microforms of primary sources. We house more than 70,000 books, more than 75,000 music scores (print and digital), and more than 50,000 sound recordings and video (digital and analog formats), as well as journals and periodicals. more... →

 

Exhibits

Marian Anderson on the World Stage. Photo of Marian Anderson boarding a plane (1941). Marian Anderson Photograph Collection, Kislak Center

Ongoing

Marian Anderson on the World Stage

Musical Fund Society at 200. Halftone reproduction of the Musical Fund Hall, 1824. Courtesy of the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Ongoing

Musical Fund Society at 200

Diffusion of Taste in Philadelphia, 1820-2020

Next events

Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Its Premiere by the Philadelphia Orchestra: .
Segei Rachmaninoff at piano and Eugene Ormandy. Photo courtesy of the Adrian Siegel Collection/Philadelphia Orchestra Archives

01/31

Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Its Premiere by the Philadelphia Orchestra:

Celebrating the Rediscovery of a Historic Recording
Penn Chamber Student Musicians.
Penn Chamber Music cellist

12/05, 04/16, 04/23

Penn Chamber Student Musicians

Music in the Stacks
Penn Chamber Student Musicians.
Penn Chamber Music cellist

12/05, 04/16, 04/23

Penn Chamber Student Musicians

Music in the Stacks

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