Music Primary Sources include:
To find primary sources in music, search Primo. Try the following terms:
Interviews, ex.Pianists Interviews
Autobiography, memoirs, ex. Music is My Life: Louis Armstrong, autobiography, and American Jazz or Just Kids by Patti Smith
Sound Recordings, see the tab "recordings" in this guide
Films of Performances can be found by searching the artist and limiting the format to video, Jimi Hendrix : Live at Woodstock
Sources, ex.Music 18th century History and criticism Sources.
The Archives & Special Collections collects, preserves, and makes available primary source material documenting life at the University as well as collections representing regional, national and international issues.
A small selection of material is listed below, for additional sources, please contact email@example.com.
The Leroy Ostransky papers, 1939-1993, include correspondence, audio recordings, manuscripts, class notes, musical scores and compositions by this composer, author, and professor of music at the University of Puget Sound. An expert on jazz, he was widely recognized for his contributions to education and the arts.
The University of Puget Sound Ephemera Collection contains many music programs for concerts performed at the University over the years. A selection of digitized material from this collection is available online, with content being added often.
Primary sources are original, uninterpreted information. Scholars analyze primary sources in order to answer research questions. Examples of primary sources vary by discipline.
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Examples in the social sciences:
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Spring 2020 update:
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A small selection of digitized material from the Archives & Special Collections is available online 24/7.