Selected Music Items From Special Collections Exhibit Showcase

Event Summary

Auraria Library

The Ballad of Otto Mears


Come check out the Special Collections' June 2017 Selected Music Items Exhibit Showcase, located on the first floor of the library near the Lawrence Street Entrance.

Feel free to print out the showcase visit guide below, and come see these curious pieces in person.

Case 1 contains many of the items from the collection of UC Classics Professor - Donald Sutherland – who actually knew some of the persons featured. Colonel Jonathan the Saint is signed by the librettist – John Olon-Scrymgeour.  It premiered at Loretto Heights College – performed by the Denver Lyric Opera.

Case 2 features The Ballad of Otto Mears is held by only 8 libraries worldwide – only 3 in Colorado.  It is from the Tom Noel Collection. Also see a small collection of CD’ s and audio cassettes recorded by Colorado musicians and/or recorded in Colorado sound studios donated in 2012 by a local Denver sound engineer Larry Patchett.  Several of these were recorded at Colorado Sound in Westminster.

Event Date

From: 06/01/2017 07:30 am

To: 06/30/2017 05:00 pm

Location: First Floor Exhibit Showcase

06/01/2017 07:30 am 06/30/2017 05:00 pm America/Denver Selected Music Items From Special Collections Exhibit Showcase For more event detail: First Floor Exhibit Showcase

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