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Concerts, tea, and Postman Pat

I started my work placement at the Pendlebury Library of Music on Monday 6th March, coming from Witchford Village College. I was quite excited to find out about the library and what sort of tasks I would be set as … Continue reading

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Child’s Play

Attending a librarians’ training event at the University of Cambridge, I was interested to see a Special Collections LibGuide – one on Children’s Literature in Cambridge libraries. It made me wonder what  might be in the Pendlebury Library of Music … Continue reading

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Smile please! The new term has started…

We’ve reached the end of the first week of term, and welcomed to the Pendlebury Library old faces and new.  Our new intake of undergraduate students studying the Music Tripos have already had a week of induction and freshers events … Continue reading

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Digital scanning, picnics, creating displays, tours and sample lectures: Work Experience Students 2016

These past two weeks, the Pendlebury Library of Music has once again played host to some Year 10 work experience students who are studying at local schools.  Here’s a taste of what they got up to…

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PhD Presentations Day at the Faculty of Music

Last month, I attended an afternoon of presentations by some of our graduate PhD students in the Faculty of Music.  Working in the Pendlebury Library, we often see these students in and around the Faculty, but don’t often get the … Continue reading

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Easter term updates at the Pendlebury Library

The start of a new term at the Pendlebury Library sees everyone going up a gear – students revising for examinations and trying to meet deadlines for course submissions and recital programmes. Here in the library we try to provide … Continue reading

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Cambridge success at the British Composer Awards 2015

On Wednesday 9th December 2015, the British Composer Awards 2015 took place at the BFI Southbank, in a ceremony celebrating the art of contemporary music composition.  Here at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, we were delighted to see … Continue reading

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