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To celebrate, to commemorate: A long weekend

It’s not as though music festivals are a new thing. The Proms will celebrate their 125th birthday in their current form next year, while the Bayreuth Festival is even earlier dating back to 1876. A programme for the “Dr. Who” … Continue reading

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The happy pianist and assorted oddities

Kate has been working recently on a selection of books that were donated initially to the Pendlebury Library. Not quite suitable for their collection, they came over here to the Pen’s sister library, the UL’s Music Department. One of the … Continue reading

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Hunting for dragons, cam(e)ls, and musical lions in Krakow

I’ve just returned from a delightful fortnight in Krakow, part business, part holiday. The business part, thanks to Cambridge University Library, and the Music Libraries Trust, was spent at IAML (pronounced Yam-Ull)’s annual congress. Having been involved with IAML (UK … Continue reading

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Cambridge University Naxos accounts : a quick how-to guide

Today on MusiCB3, just a quick look at how to access the university’s Naxos accounts. The university subscribes to both Naxos Music Library and Naxos Video Library, which can be accessed by Cambridge University students and staff. The logging-in process … Continue reading

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One small step…or 50 years ago (almost) today

One of my very earliest memories is sitting underneath the table in our living-room when I was a tiny child. It was the middle of the night, I’m sure I’d never been up so late before. The reason I was … Continue reading

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Your starter for 10: Hans Keller’s music quiz

Now that the May week celebrations here (in June, of course) are well and truly over and the summer holidays have begun in earnest, what better than a little exercise for the grey cells to keep them in trim for … Continue reading

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Inspired by space

July 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Here at MusiCB3 we’re celebrating with a mini exhibition of space related music in the Anderson Room, and posts here on the blog. Nearer the anniversary, we’re going to have … Continue reading

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