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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN School of Information LIS388L.2- Information Resources in the Humanities MUSIC WORKSHEET For each question, please provide: A. An analysis of the question. An acceptable response here would be to (a) highlight clues in the question (you may underline or use a highlighter or use bold type); (b) provide a short statement summarizing the clues. B. Outline a search strategy, including subject headings you may have used that were successful. You may number your steps. These need not be full sentences. C. Provide an answer to the question. It is acceptable to provide page numbers for lengthy responses. D. Full citation to source, including call number. E. Verify your answer in one other source. (If you’ve used a print source, try an electronic source. If you’ve used an electronic source, try a print source!) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1. I would like lists of bibliographical terms in German and in French. I’m taking a class on music bibliography. 2. I attend the Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio in the 1990s. I would like to locate any publication that would document these festivals. Can you show me the table of contents so I can verify whether a publication includes interviews of conjunto legends? 3. I need some biographical information about American composer, Gardner Read. What about a list of his compositions including the name of his opera? 4. I would like four resources about John Cage. 5. I would like some articles about amateur bluegrass competitions. 6. I would like the German title for the composition, “Invitation to a Dance.” 7. I would like to locate an obituary for jazz musician Victor Feldman. 8. I want to find some reviews of albums by the Flatlanders. 9. I would like some citations to any publications about Stevie Ray Vaughn. 10. I would like four resources about Wagner. 11. Who wrote the English lyrics to “Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone”? What was this song originally called? 12. I am interested in indigenous music of the United States and plan to attend a powwow in Arizona. Can you find a description of a typical chicken scratch group? 13. I would like a list of international radio and TV stations. 14. I would like a few reviews of “Girl Singer,” the autobiography of Rosemary Clooney. 15. I would like four resources about Kurt Weill. 16. I graduated from college in 1972 and my classmates are planning a reunion event. We would like to have a list of major national and international music events that happened in 1972. 17. An elementary school teacher is escorting her fourth grade students to their first concert. She would like a diagram showing the seating of the orchestra. 18. A student wants some articles about the Saami yoiker, Wimme. He’s a great musician! 19. I would like four resources about Rudy Vallee. 20. I would like a listing of detective stories that were aired as radio programs. 21. I would like to locate a short article about the history of applause. 22. I would like to locate some books in English that have information about Carmen Miranda. 23. I’m told if I watch the movie, “Whale Rider,” that I’ll hear some waiata. What is a waiata? 24. I would like some articles about Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons.” 25. I would like four resources about W. C. Handy. 26. I would like to find a sample notation that shows me the relative note sequence of some of the lyrics for the flower song in the opera, “Madame Butterfly.” 27. I work in a small public library where our patrons include many retired people who regularly visit the Hawaiian islands. I would like to add some sound recordings on Hawaiian music. What would you suggest? 28. I would like to locate the full name of the late Hawaiian musician known as Iz. 29. I would like any article about the Topps Twins. 30. I would like four resources about Miles Davis. 31. Has the Spanish character, El Cid, ever been the subject of an opera? 32. I would like a diagram of the cross section of a typical modern grand piano. 33. I need a list of music publishers. 34. I would like a few articles about the history of Rounder Records. 35. I would like four resources, including a one page biography, of R&B singer, Etta James. What was her original name? 36. Where can I work on a graduate diploma in wind conducting? 37. I would like to cite a UT-Austin dissertation on Ned Rorem. 38. I would like to locate some articles about Austin’s Continental Club that were published in national publications. 39. I would like a few articles about articles that feature biographies of Dolly Parton. 40. I would like four resources about Thomas Tallis. 41. In music bibliography, what is a thematic catalogue? 42. I purchased an old wind-up record player at a yard sale. The record player is labeled, “Stewart.” Where might it have been manufactured? 43. Can you tell me who the Musical America Musician of the Year was for 2003 and 2004? 44. I would like a few articles about Los Lonely Boys. 45. I would like four resources about Saint-Saens. 46. I would like some information about the opera, “Einstein on the Beach.” How long does it run? 47. I would like a list of Giovanni Pacini’s sacred works. 48 I would to read a description of the Maori War dance, the haka. 49. I would like a few articles about Elvis that include discographies. 50. I would like four resources about Tchaikovsky. 51. I’ve heard of Haydn’s “Joke Quartet.” How did it get this name? What is this piece’s `official’ name? 52. I would like a list of the orchestras in the U.S. and Canada. 53. I would like a synopsis of the opera, “Elegy for Young Lovers.” 54. I would like to find some articles on the interest of the Maori in reggae music. 55. I would like four resources about Elgar. 56. A friend of mine said he went to a comic opera where the musicians spoke their dialogue instead of singing it. Could this be true? 57. I am arranging some entertainment at a wedding. I would like a list of funny song titles that being with “I love ...” 58. I would like a brief history of the British music group, Massive Attack. 59. I would like a few articles about wedding music that include scores. 60. I would like four resources about Handel. 61. I need a biography of William Mathias. I need his birth and death dates. Also, what did he have to do with Princess Diana? 62. I would like an article on “background” music. A bibliography would be nice! 63. Who wrote the words and music to the country song, “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out”? Who originally performed this song? 64. I need four resources about Vivaldi. 65. I need a few articles about mandolin design and construction. 66. I need to locate some articles about the Blind Boys of Alabama that appeared in Billboard. 67. I need some background on New Zealand opera. What was the first production of a New Zealand opera? I’m interested in knowing the title of this opera. 68. I would like to read a brief history of Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic event. 69. I would like four resources about Fernando Sor. 70. I would like any citations to journals featuring a cover portrait of Faith Hill. 71. I would like a calendar for major musical events for 2005. 72. Folk singer Greg Brown initially planned to be a classical musician. Why did he change his career plans? 73. I need any biographical information on jazz pianist, Fidgey McGrath. 74. I would like a few published reviews of harp performances in English. 75. I would like a diagram of change ringing of church bells. 76. Can you give me the names of the former members of the Dixie Chicks? 77. I would like a list of key films and videos of East Asian Music. 78. I saw a movie about the late Karen Carpenter. I heard that there was a tribute album to the Carpenters released in the 1990s. I would like to know the title of this album and the names of a couple of the performers featured. 79. I would like four resources about Yo-Yo Ma. 80. I would like a few articles about tango published since 2000. 81. Have any of Stevie Wonder’s works been arranged for a band? 82. I would like to read something about the historical development of the dobro. How is it related to the pedal-steel guitar? 83. I would like a brief history of Arista Records. 84. I would like a few articles about Greek wedding music. 85. I would like four resources about Offenbach. Questions for all students: 86. Identify an actual reference request related to some aspect of this discipline. How would you answer this question? What resource(s) would you use? 87. Locate an Internet source related to this discipline. This source may be an electronic discussion list, electronic journal or newsletter, or web page. Be prepared to describe, briefly, the content of the source and indicate how you might use it in a reference situation. You may want to demonstrate the site.
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