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Alone Together: Musicians in the Time of Covid

Call Number: OHVIII

Scope and Contents

A series of Zoom interviews with composers and musicians, focusing on their personal and creative lives while isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak.


  • 2020

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 login to Aviary using their Yale University ID, 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. This finding aid also includes links to Table of Contents for some interviews.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

.wav and .mp4 files

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.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by surname of interviewee.


42 Computer Files (6.5 gigabytes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

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41 interviews as of September 9, 2021. OHAM is currently conducting new interviews to add to this collection.

Processing Information

Files were transfered to OHAM by interviewers via network transfer

Guide to Alone Together: Musicians in a Time of Covid
Compiled by Anne Rhodes
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