Author Archives: hrs38

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Michaelmas term at the Pendlebury

We’re well through the first term here at the Pendlebury Library of Music, so now might be a good moment to catch up on some of the new things around.  There have been changes to both room use and services, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet… Anna Jenkin – Outreach Co-ordinator

The Music Faculty welcomes Anna Jenkin, who has taken up the newly-created post (September 2015) of Outreach Co-ordinator for the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art and the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge.  This is the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finding the right notes

It’s getting to that time of year again when we start to plan the user education sessions for the new intake of music undergraduates. As always, the trick is not to re-invent the wheel, but to look at what others … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Music Research in the Digital Age: IAML/IMS conference

A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate to be able to attend the joint international conference of IAML/IMS (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres/International Musicological Society) which was held at the Juilliard School at the Lincoln Center, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ballets and bagpipes and audible birth?

What do lost ballets, trans-medial machines, sonic aspects of childbirth and an Argyll piper have in common? Answer:  They all feature in current PhD research topics at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Year, New staff, New study space at the Pendlebury

Welcome back to the Lent Term of 2015 at the Pendlebury Library of Music.  Now that the Christmas festivities are over and Pendlebury staff are refreshed after their extended break, it’s time to take stock of what’s new.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

So many bicycles: Tour de France and the Cambridge Cycle of Songs

On Monday 7th July 2014, the Tour de France Stage 3 started in Cambridge en route to London.  It was a gloriously sunny day, and members of the Faculty of Music were up bright and early to help with a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Exam submissions time in the Pendlebury Library

It’s that time of year again, when the Custodians at the Faculty of Music wheel into the Pendlebury Library an ominously large, locked box with a posting flap in the lid.  First year undergraduates will not have met this contraption … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments