Tag Archives: lockdown

Game of queens (and composers)

My latest lockdown watching has been the recent Netflix series, The Queen’s Gambit. Based on a novel by Walter Tevis, the show follows the story of chess prodigy, Beth Harmon. The popularity of The Queen’s Gambit has resulted in a … Continue reading

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Musical reads

Regular readers of MusiCB3 may remember a post a while back about music for revision. Some people love having music in the background while they work, to some it’s important that it should (or should not) have words. Others find … Continue reading

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Music for the mind

This week has been Mental Health Awareness Week across the University. As many of you are aware, Cambridge University runs a week every year promoting well-being. There is usually a stunning range of short courses, leisure activities, and tours available; … Continue reading

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Open all hours

It’s been a strange month for everyone. For the Music Collections teams at the UL and the Pendlebury, in common with librarians across Cambridge, we’ve had to get used to new ways of working. Most of us have been working … Continue reading

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