The head of the department:
Barmanasheva Zhanat Abilkasimovna
050013, Almaty city, Abai av., 14.
The main trends:
- The provision of reader access to the nationals and world musical-score heritage which is concentrated in the NLRK fond;
- The popularization of the musical art on the basis of the musical-score collections of the NLRK and the solution of problems of its preservation.
The main functions:
- the servicing of the readers by literature on art from the fonds of the department and the depositary department;
- the formation of the subsidiary fonds of literature on art, specialized collections of scores and audio-visual editions, including the electronic ones;
- the organization of registration and movement of the fond and its rational placement;
- the maintenance of the catalogues in the electronic and card forms;
- the digitization of the vinyl gramophone records in the Studio for the creation of digital audio-recordings;
- the rendering of reader services in listening to the musical pieces and also handing over to them of the musical instruments for playing upon them;
- the carrying out of book-illustrative exhibitions and organization of meetings with the musicians, composers, performers etc;
- the consultative-methodological assistance to the libraries of Kazakhstan
There in the department function:
- the reading-hall;
- the cabins for the individual listening to music;
- the specialized cabinet with the instruments for playing upon them and for listening to the musical pieces;
- the studio for the creation of the digital audio-recordings.