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NewMusicBox Interviews

Call Number: NMUSA

Content Description

Interviews conducted for NewMusicBox, the online magazine for New Music USA.


  • 1999 - 2013




Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. The finding aid includes links to stream most interviews online via Oral History of American Music's (OHAM) AV access system, Aviary. Yale users can connect to the Yale VPN to stream these interviews without restriction. Other users are able to request access to interviews directly through Aviary. For access instructions, and to request transcripts of an interview, see OHAM's website.

Some interviews may be restricted. Access to these restricted interviews may only be granted to a patron who has first obtained direct permission from the interviewee or their estate.

Some interviews may not have been digitized or are otherwise not available to stream online. However, these interviews may have been transcribed. Please see contact OHAM for more details.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The computer files in this collection incorporate video (.mov and .mp4) and audio content (.ogg and .wav). Streaming versions of each digital video file have been provided for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights and permissions for Oral History of American Music materials vary between individual interviews. Researchers wishing to publish or broadcast Oral History of American Music materials are responsible for obtaining direct authorization from copyright holders: generally, the interviewees or their estates.

For this collection, rights for each interview are jointly owned by New Music USA and the interviewee in each instance.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by surname of interviewee.


81 Videocassettes (MiniDV)

167 Computer Files (291.8 gigabytes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


When processing the computer files in this collection, a number of non-essenital system generated files were removed, leaving just the audio and video files.

Processing Information

The computer files in this collection were transfered to Yale via File Transfer Protocol. Where appropraite, .mp4 surrogates of each video file were created as access copies, to enable online streaming.
Guide to the NewMusicBox Interviews
Compiled by Jonathan Manton
Language of description

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-23: Collection title updated. Original collection title was New Music USA interviews. Now changed to NewMusicBox Interviews

Repository Details

Part of the Oral History of American Music Repository

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New Haven CT 06520-8307 USA
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