News from AV
Storm Thorgerson passed away on April 18th. He was a graphic designer and music video director who was best known for his work creating iconic album artwork for some of rock's most influencial albums.
A comprehensive listing of movie, album, and song of the year lists from various critics, publications, and know-it-alls. What are some of the movies and musical offerings released over the past year you enjoyed most?
The results are in and you can find these winners from the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in the library! Follow the links below to see them in our catalog.
The 2013 Grammy Awards are this Sunday!
At the Library, we pride ourselves on having a large and growing collection of modern award winning and noteworthy music that is available to the public. We own albums from each of the nominees that listed below. Revisit your favorites or discover something new.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of our area's greatest cultural institutions and it is currently part way through its 2013/14 season. November performances include Wagner's Parsifal and Verdi's La Traviata. Among the excellent resources created by the Lyric in conjunction with this season is a series of commentaries free to stream or download from their web site. These commentaries feature a quick plot synopsis, musical highlights and information and anecdotes surrounding the history of each opera.
With the new Freegal Music service, Highland Park Public Library patrons can log in using their library cards and stream 3 hours of music per day as well as download and keep 3 songs per week, all for free!
Check out some of the recently released albums you can listen to on Freegal right now: