Pianist Gregory Martin
Sarasota Music Archive Events
2017 – 2018
Geldbart Auditorium, Selby Public Library
Events sponsored by the Sarasota Music Archive and the Friends of the Selby Public Library
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Fall Music Film Series
presented by members of the Sarasota Music Archive board of directors
Wednesdays, 2:00 to 3:45 p.m.
except Thursday, November 16, at 2:00 p.m.
Diana Walters, “The Great Sopranos, 1950-1963”
Joy McIntyre, “Maria Callas”
Great (Thursday) Composers: J. S. Bach”
in connection with the BachFest Sarasota
Joseph Holt, director
Phyllis Lowitt, “The Original Three Tenors: Caruso, Gigli, Bjoerling”
Friends of Library Fall Music Events:
Opera Talk with Phyllis Lowitt
Mozart, The Magic Flute
Verdi, La Traviata
2018 Winter Lecture and Performance Series
John Goodman’s “Close Up on Opera” Series
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Except: Sarasota Opera Studio Artists on March 14 at 12 noon
Rollins College Voice Faculty,
Caitliin Mohr, soprano, and John
Grau, baritone, with Dr. Gloria
John Goodman, Puccini, Manon
“Live from the Archive” American
music from the turn of the 20th
Century from the Archive
Collection, performed on Banjo,
Guitar, and Piano
Mary Rose Norell and Luke Norell,
Selections for solo piano and four
John Goodman Bizet, Carmen
Michael Royal, piano and Johnny
Moore, drums, Jazz favorites and
John Goodman, Bellini, Norma
Dr. Daniel Baer, solo piano
John Goodman, d’Albert, Tiefland
Sarasota Opera Studio Artists,
(12 noon) Selections from the season’s
John Goodman, Mozart, Cosi fan
John Goodman, Verdi, Luisa Miller
Sarasota Music Archive Members Appreciation Reception
Wednesday, March 14 at 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
before the Sarasota Studio Opera Artists performance at noon.
Music Flea Market and Record Store Day
Saturday April 21, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Archive is part of the Sarasota County Library Special Collections Department of the Selby Public Library, the Sarasota Music Archive is one of the nation’s leading music reference collections containing several hundred thousand recordings, tapes, music scores, books, and memorabilia. The collection includes opera, vocal, choral, musicals, jazz, popular, folk, instrumental, and orchestral music. Recordings may be in the form of Edison wax cylinders, one- or two-sided shellac disks, LP vinyl records, laser disks, DVDs, or compact disks. A listening station is available at the Archive.
The catalogue is online at: www.sarasotamusicarchive.org. Volunteers check and catalog donated materials, plan programs and events, and provide assistance to members and the public.
Recordings and music scores that are not needed for the collection are sold at very reasonable prices to the public. Materials may be copied.