Tag Archives: Benjamin Britten

At home (and work) with Catherine

I have been working at home doing MONYCS [editor’s aside – MONYCs (Music Ordered Not Yet Catalogued), are one of our behind the scenes card catalogues, housed in an array of what look like shoe boxes. It looks as though … Continue reading

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Britten and Purcell: the arc of universal harmony

Those of you who follow this blog will have seen our earlier post celebrating the centenary of Benjamin Britten. This follow-up is to mark Britten’s birthday, which falls today, 22nd November, and to accompany the exhibition exploring Britten and Purcell … Continue reading

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To celebrate, to commemorate: Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)

It cannot have escaped your notice that this year we celebrate the centenary of the birth of one of Britain’s greatest composers: Benjamin Britten.¬† Best known for works such as Peter Grimes, the Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra¬†and the … Continue reading

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UL sheet music priority survey results

Most libraries have items which are not yet fully catalogued and so not easily available to their readers. Often this is because other material has to be given priority, or some items could not be tackled due to various reasons … Continue reading

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