Author Archives: Kate

Birdland and book trains

This week on MusiCB3, it’s time for a quick ‘what I did on my holidays’ post. I went to New York, and these are some of the musical places I saw… Advertisements

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Musical maps

A conversation with a reader the other day about street pianos led to me stumbling across this. Mapping the ‘Play me, I’m yours‘ street piano project, the site records the locations of street pianos past and present. It is also … Continue reading

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New ballet DVDs at the Pendlebury

After a little flurry of new arrivals for the audio visual collections, this week MusiCB3 can show off a few of the newest ballet and modern dance DVDs at the Pendlebury…

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Not worth a mention? The wealth of women composers

Fashionably rather late for Women’s History Month, the Anderson Room cases are now exhibiting works by some of the female composers represented in the University Library’s collections. Working in roughly chronological order from the cases in the Anderson Room foyer … Continue reading

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Debussy centenary

Debussy died in Paris on 25th March 1918. The musical world loves a centenary, and there are plenty of events springing up around this one: BBC Radio 3 are commemorating the anniversary with their series ‘Debussy’s Paris‘. The Sage Gateshead played … Continue reading

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New CDs at the Pendlebury: cellos, trombones, nightingales.

Today on MusiCB3, a quick look at some of the latest additions to the Pendlebury CD collection…

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To the lighthouse : more music of the sea

With songs to do with the sea still fresh in my mind after last week’s post, a reader enquiry about a particular song in the MusiCB3 collections brought Grace Darling (A1892.226) to my attention. This song by Felix McGlennon tells the story of … Continue reading

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