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Directory of South African Music Collections: Jacob Gitlin Library

Directory of music collections. Contains information about private collections and collections at South African institutions.

Jacob Gitlin Library (Jewish studies)

Contact

Jacqui Rodgers (Head Librarian)
E-mail: jacqui@gitlinlibrary.co.za

Elaine Davidson (Library Administrator)
E-mail: 
elaine@gitlinlibrary.co.za

Tel: +27 21 462 5088

Physical Address:   Postal Address:
Gardens Community Centre
88 Hatfield Street
Gardens
Cape Town
South Africa
 

Gardens Community Centre
88 Hatfield Street, Gardens
Cape Town
8001
South Africa

 

Holdings

Collections: 6

  1. Book collection
  2. CD collection
  3. DVD collection
  4. Music document collection
  5. Newspaper collection
  6. Periodical collection

Potential acquisitions:

Active collection of items to expand holdings.

Scope and Content

Monographs
Music manuscripts
Newspaper cuttings
Notes
Pamphlets
Photographs
Printed music
Programmes
Sound recordings (CDs; DVDs)

Projects

Research projects (complete):
None.

Research projects (current):
None.

Digitisation projects (complete):
None.

Digitisation projects (current):
None.

Navigate A-Z

A-B   C-D   E-F   G-H   I-J   K-L   M-N   O-P   Q-R   S-T   U-V   W-Z

Collections A-B

Book Collection (Jacob Gitlin Library)
Call number  780 -
Type Folk music; Liturgical music; Popular music; Western art music.
Extent ca. 144 items.
Level of description Sorted.
Access Catalogued in LibWin. See Jacob Gitlin Library website
Description Language(s) English.
Scope and content Monographs.
Acquisition By donation and purchase.
Notes Yiddish, Ladino and Israeli folk music. Includes cantorial sheet music.

Collections C-D

CD Collection (Jacob Gitlin Library)
Call number  CD - [numbers chronologically ordered]
Type Folk music; Popular music; Western art music.
Extent ca. 300 items.
Level of description Sorted chronologically by accession.
Access Catalogued in LibWin. See Jacob Gitlin Library website.
Description Language(s) English.
Scope and content Sound recordings (CDs).
Acquisition By donation and purchase.
Notes Jewish musicians. Includes Jewish folk music, Yiddish songs, Klezmer music and music of forbidden composers of the Holocaust.

 

DVD Collection (Gitlin)
Call number  DVD - [numbers chronologically ordered]
Type Folk music; Popular music; Western art music.
Extent ca. 79 items.
Level of description Sorted.
Access Catalogued in LibWin. See Jacob Gitlin Library website.
Description Language(s) English.
Scope and content Sound recordings (DVDs; Films).
Acquisition By donation and purchase.
Notes Jewish musicians. Includes Jewish folk music, Yiddish songs, Klezmer music and music of forbidden composers of the Holocaust.

Collections M-N

Music Document Collection (Jacob Gitlin Library)
Call number  PMP 103-107; PMP 108 A-C; PMP 109 A-B
Type Folk music; Liturgical music; Popular music; Western art music.
Extent 8 pamphlet boxes.
Level of description Sorted.
Access Catalogued in LibWin. See Jacob Gitlin Library website.
Description Language(s) English.
Scope and content Music manuscripts; Newspaper cuttings; Notes; Pamphlets; Photographs; Printed music; Programmes.
Acquisition By donation and purchase.
Notes Documents pertaining to South African Jewish performances, composers and musicians. Includes songs in Hebrew, Yiddish and English. Contains general Jewish sheet music, Jewish festival music, Jewish liturgical music and dance music.

 

Newspaper Collection (Jacob Gitlin Library)
Call number  JE - ; SAJT -
Type Folk music; Liturgical music; Popular music; Western art music.
Extent ca. 680 items.
Level of description Sorted.
Access Catalogued in LibWin. See Jacob Gitlin Library website
Description Language(s) English.
Scope and content Newspaper cuttings.
Acquisition By donation and purchase.
Notes South African Jewish Report.

Collections O-P

Periodical Collection (Jacob Gitlin Library)
Call number  JA - ; SAJC - ; SA - ; ZR - 
Type Folk music; Liturgical music; Popular music; Western art music.
Extent ca. 300 items.
Level of description Sorted.
Access Catalogued in LibWin (partly). See Jacob Gitlin Library website
Description Language(s) English.
Scope and content Periodicals.
Acquisition By donation and purchase.
Notes Jewish Affairs; South African Jewish Chronicle; South African Jewish Times; Zionist Record. Periodicals contain articles on Jewish music.