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Sound Beat Class Partnership: Home

Subject Specialist

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Patrick Williams
551 Bird Library

222 Waverly Avenue

Syracuse, NY 13244


Using this Guide

The guide is organized into the following set of pages, able to be navigated using the tabs above.

  • About for Sound Beat features information from Sound Beat producer Jim O'Connor, including example Sound Beat episodes and date tools for choosing themed episodes.
  • Recording Details has instructions for locating the artist, label, catalog number, and recording session details. 
  • Artist Biographies & Discographies features links to both print and online reference sources to locate recording details, artist biographies, and articles on music genres.
  • Historical Research features links to selected library databases as well as some background on the history of recorded sound.
  • Music Research has library databases for finding interviews, music journalism, and music academic writing.
  • Sheet Music and Liner Notes provides links to many useful free historic sheet music collections online as well as instructions for locating recordings and liner notes in SU Libraries' circulating collections.

In-Class Example HNR 340

Librarian for Music

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Rachel Fox von Swearingen
Bird Library, room 451