- Hans Keller and the anti-programme note programme note: a tale in 1231 words
- A gift from Lehigh. Part II.
- A gift from Lehigh. Part I.
- “It was 50 years ago today…”
- Celebrating Purcell: treasure trove in the Keller Archive
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- E is for…Ebooks or Exams?
- New audio visual arrivals at the Pendlebury
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Last week I explained how Sir Arthur Bliss came to compose a fanfare for an American college football team, Lehigh University, who were desperate to defeat their old rivals, Lafayette. Jonathan Elkus, then director of Lehigh’s Concert Band discovered that the … Continue reading
Kate mentioned at the end of her tribute to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, last week, that we had a copy of the album – a gift from Lehigh University Concert Band. The record (an American edition on a Capitol label) … Continue reading
It’s exam season, and libraries across Cambridge are packed with students frantically revising. It’s an odd time of the year to be a librarian – some days our reading rooms are full to bursting, then they fall eerily silent before examinees … Continue reading
It was a very sad day in the Anderson Room on the 26th April 2017 when we bade farewell to our comfy blue chairs that have been part of the Anderson Room at the UL since at least 1935. The chairs … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Kate posted about the perils of classifying music literature at the UL. During my fifteen years here, I’ve had my fair share of music related reads, and thought I would share some of my favourites here. … Continue reading
I promised – possibly rashly – in my previous post on our current little exhibition about the early Professors of Music here in Cambridge that I would write a little more about Maurice Greene. So here goes: in a nutshell, … Continue reading