Music

  • An Edison Diamond Disc on an Edison Disc Phonograph
    NEH grant supports UCSB Library’s effort to digitally transcribe recordings from Thomas Edison's record label
  • Interested in practicing the jarana, a guitarlike instrument from Veracruz, Mexico? How about the marimbol, a wooden box with tuned metal tongues that provide the bass line?
  • Music takes center stage with UCSB Amplified, a new performance series featuring UC Santa Barbara students, faculty, staff and even alumni.
  • Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings
    UCSB Library’s Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings are added to the National Recording Registry
  • Bayrakdarian was the featured vocalist on the Grammy-award winning soundtrack of the film ‘The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers’
  • A video about UCSB's acquisition of a collection of Turkish music records
    A video about UCSB's acquisition of a collection of Turkish music records
    The UCSB Library has acquired a sizable collection of classical Turkish music recorded from the early to mid-20th century

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