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Song spotlight: I Belong to Glasgow

I stumbled across this the other day, whilst searching for something else: It sent me down a bit of a rabbit hole…

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IAML Annual Study Weekend, Oxford

The 2022 IAML ASW was held at St Anne’s College, Oxford from 01-03 April – the first in-person study weekend since 2019, due to the pandemic, and I was able to attend from the Pendlebury Library of Music. I arrived … Continue reading

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Happy leap (birth) day

How many people do you know who can (this year), go up to their sibling on 29th February and say “Happy 44th and (oh, yeah), 11th Birthday too, big bro.” Having a birthday every four years means it’s much cheaper … Continue reading

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2019 : That was the year that was, that was

A very Happy 2020 to all our readers, we hope you survived (enjoyed!) the festivities, and are looking forward to a musical new year. In the usual MusiCB3 tradition, we’re looking back this week at the highlights of 2019, as … Continue reading

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Hunting for dragons, cam(e)ls, and musical lions in Krakow

I’ve just returned from a delightful fortnight in Krakow, part business, part holiday. The business part, thanks to Cambridge University Library, and the Music Libraries Trust, was spent at IAML (pronounced Yam-Ull)’s annual congress. Having been involved with IAML (UK … Continue reading

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IAML Annual Study Weekend – Thoughts from Leicester

On a sunny Friday afternoon, Kate and I set off from Cambridge for College Court, Leicester for the IAML Annual Study Weekend.  It was a great chance to meet other colleagues working in music libraries and to put some faces … Continue reading

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“A Sensible New Year’s Present”: advertisements in the St James’s Hall Saturday Popular Concerts programmes.

This week, I have been hopelessly distracted – and not just by the Keller Archive. Whilst searching through some of our St James’s Hall programmes for a reader, I found myself more absorbed by the delightful advertisements than the information … Continue reading

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A (insert collective noun here) of music librarians

I spent part of the Easter holidays in beautiful Edinburgh attending the annual IAML (pronounced Yam-ull, rhymes with camel) Annual Study Weekend. The UK and Ireland branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (Archives and … Continue reading

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In at the death

The other day I came across a classical music blog that was musing on the death of….classical music blogs. The online world has been prophesying the death of blogs for some time, I remember Twitter being hailed as sounding the … Continue reading

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The joy of mistakes

A few weeks ago I attended a music librarians’ conference. Among the many interesting talks was a panel discussion on issues around music digitisation. One of the items raised made me think about digitisation in a completely new light. A panellist … Continue reading

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