Author Archives: Kate

New audio visual arrivals at the Pendlebury

Life at the Pendlebury is busy at the moment, with a lot of revision going on and the submission drop box in constant use. My favourite thing about this term is quite possibly the many triumphant exam submission selfies that … Continue reading

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Scott Joplin at the UL and the Pendlebury

Scott Joplin died on 1st April, 1917. The centenary of his death last week seemed a good moment to investigate what the UL and Pendlebury collections held relating to the ‘King of Ragtime’…  

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New CDs at the Pendlebury

This week on MusiCB3, we have a glimpse of a few of the new CDs available to borrow at the Pendlebury Library. Since the CDs at the Pendlebury are not browsable, as most of the books and scores are, it … Continue reading

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Golf and flying opera singers: some distractions

The trouble with working in a library, I find, is that my ‘to read’ list grows too fast to ever get to the end of. Especially since at the moment I am studying (very slowly) for an MA, and so … Continue reading

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Set in Stone: Victorian Lithographers

On MusiCB3 we often post about our Victorian sheet music collection. The most interesting thing about these items is often the illustrated title page, rather than then actual sheet music that it covers. As last week’s blog post mentioned, these … Continue reading

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Halloween at MusiCB3

Dearest readers, All Hallow’s Eve will soon be upon us. In Cambridge the leaves are turning red and orange, the pumpkins are in the shops, and talk of Christmas is still just about being staved off by Halloween. Here at … Continue reading

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New CDs and DVDs at the Pendlebury

We are a few weeks into Michaelmas term now, and we’ve been keeping busy at MusiCB3 with plenty of library tours and user education sessions for new students. As freshers’ week becomes a distant memory and lectures, seminars, and rehearsals … Continue reading

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