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Author: Samuel Barber

Samuel T. Barber is the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian.

Music is Literature, Literature is Music

Posted in About the Library, Academic Communities, Academic Disciplines, General News, Library Research, and Students

Does art imitate life, or does life imitate art? In this Pollak Library blog article, Cataloging & Metadata Librarian Samuel T Barber investigates songs that have been influenced by works of literature and literary authors.

First lines / Last lines

Posted in Academic Disciplines, Arts & Humanities, Library Collections, Library Research, and Library Services

Samuel T Barber (Cataloging & Metadata Librarian) takes an experimental excursion to see if a disparate collection of first lines and last lines from various unconnected works of literature can be recited and set to original music in order to create a completely new work.