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Griscom, Richard

Overview
Works: 13 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 2,289 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Genealogy  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewer
Classifications: ML128.R31, 016.78836
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Griscom
The recorder : a research and information guide by Richard Griscom( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Recorder: A Research and Information Guide is the second edition of the CHOICE "Best Academic" book. This new edition is thoroughly redone, takes account of the publishing activity of the years since its first publication, and still follows the original organization
Music librarianship at the turn of the century( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recorder : a guide to writings about the instrument for players and researchers by Richard Griscom( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French music publisher Guéra of Lyon : a dated list by A. Peter Brown( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five lines, four spaces : the world of my music by George Rochberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finished just weeks before his death, George Rochberg's eloquent memoir offers a detailed look at his fruitful life as a composer, publisher, and teacher of music. The volume traces a life immersed in music, with early study under George Szell and Gian Carlo Menotti and later long-term collaborations with the Concord Quartet and commissions for major orchestras and opera companies. Rochberg takes care to describe the intellectual and aesthetic changes that led him down certain paths as a composer, often challenging the conventions of the day. Reflecting on music, aesthetics, colleagues, and the life of the creative mind, Rochberg's memoir captures not only the spirit but also the intellectual climate of the second half of the twentieth century. Rochberg's life as a composer was marked by an ongoing search for his artistic place between tradition and the avant-garde, with an extensive oeuvre comprising over one hundred works including chamber ensembles, string quartets, symphonies, solo pieces, songs, and an opera. In addition to his importance as an American composer, he was also a central figure in academia and publishing. He served as chair of the University of Pennsylvania's music department, and as an editor and director of publications at the Theodore Presser Company, he helped marshal the company into one of the premier American musical publishing houses. Through the course of the book, Rochberg reveals the thought processes that led him in unexpected directions as he pursued the independent path of his career. This is the story of a creative mind developing, at times struggling, and constantly growing.--Publisher's description
Directions in music cataloging( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Directions in Music Cataloging, ten of the field's top theoreticians and practitioners address the issues that are affecting the discovery and use of music in libraries today.--from publisher description
The Grawemeyer Collection of Contemporary Music 1985-1991 : a catalog by Richard Griscom( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some compiled death records from Hamblen County, Tennessee and nearby areas by Marguerite Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best books for academic libraries( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography of writings about the recorder in the seventeenth centry( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grawemeyer Collection of Contemporary Music 1985-1993 : a catalog by Richard Griscom( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Don Roberts interview by Don Roberts( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Roberts discusses the history of the Northwestern University Music Library (including the growth of its special collections), his experiences while serving as music librarian, and his involvement in the Music Library Association, the International Association of Music Libraries, the Society for Ethnomusicology, and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
Digital audio in the library by Richard Griscom( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An incomplete draft of a book intended to serve as a guide and reference for librarians who are responsible for implementing digital audio services in their libraries. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1, "Digital Audio Technology," covers the fundamentals of recorded sound and digital audio, including a description of digital audio formats, how digital audio is delivered to the listener, and how digital audio is created. Part 2, "Digital Audio in the Library," covers digitizing local collections, providing streaming audio reserves, and using digital audio to preserve analog recordings
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Music librarianship at the turn of the century
Alternative Names
Griscom, Dick

Languages
English (60)

Covers
Music librarianship at the turn of the centuryThe French music publisher Guéra of Lyon : a dated listFive lines, four spaces : the world of my music