Laurie Sampsel

So Long to CDs: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/24

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Overwhelmed by all the streaming music services out there? Are you wondering about the differences between Pandora and Spotify? Rdio and iTunes Radio? Are you curious which is best for you and your musical tastes, and how you can manage your own listening library? And which apps should you use for listening on the go?…

Using Qualtrics: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/17

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Have you ever needed to gather information from a large group of people, but don’t want to spend time collecting and counting paper response forms? This session will demonstrate the use of Qualtrics, a powerful online survey suite available free to all CU faculty, staff, and students. Qualtrics is an internet-based tool for creating and…

Google Glass & Music: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/3

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Google Glass, an augmented reality device, has many potential applications in higher education. Come learn more about how Google Glass works, and how musicians and performing artists are using it in their work. In this Learner’s Lunch, the presenter will provide an overview of the technology and its basic functions and share examples of how…

Learner’s Lunch @ Music Workshops for Fall 2014

Learner'sLunch@Music

All workshops will be held on Wednesdays from noon to 1:00 pm in room N285 of the Waltz Music Library. These workshops are free, open to everyone, and no registration is required. Bring your Lunch and join us for an hour of Learning! Sept. 3     Google Glass and Music Presenter: Esta Tovstiadi Sept. 17    Using…

Search Chinook to Discover Historic American Sheet Music

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  The Waltz Music Library has completed the initial phase of a project to make one of its special collections more accessible.  The Hartke Sheet Music Collection includes approximately 150,000 items. While individual items have been scanned and are accessible through the CU Digital Library and the online catalog (Chinook), the vast majority of the…

What’s on Your Thanksgiving Playlist?

I know, Christmas music is already everywhere. We’re all doing the Turkey Trot, though. When you’re in the kitchen getting ready for the big meal or making the trip to be with friends or family, a playlist is important. So, what music is there for Thanksgiving? Well, the “Turkey Trot” isn’t really about the holiday. This…

Grove Music Online Growing, Branching Out

Grove Music Online has been called indispensible to music research. Since going online in 2001 as part of Oxford Music Online, many improvements have been made to the most comprehensive English-language music encyclopedia. With more than 50,000 scholarly articles, regular updates, new content, full-text searching, and audio examples (using a Sibelius plug-in), the online version of the…