Tag Archives: Marion Scott

Hans Keller, Haydn and Marion Scott

Bear with me, gentle reader – there is a connection…somewhere… I have just spent most of a day reassembling the jigsaw of the manuscript of Hans Keller‘s book The Great Haydn Quartets [M668.c.95.53] – no easy task when one’s knowledge of the … Continue reading

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Curious music objects

On the occasion of Cambridge University Library’s 600th anniversary exhibition on curious objects, I would like to introduce you to some of the music objects in our collections. As objects they may perhaps be not quite as unusual as some of … Continue reading

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To celebrate, to commemorate: Marion Scott and Ivor Gurney

A few days ago I was leading a “Behind the scenes” tour of the UL Music Department. I’ve done quite a lot of these over the last 5 years or so, and I’ve now got a fund of interesting stories to tell interspersed with … Continue reading

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Music collectors

The Shelf lives exhibition (18 January – 16 June 2012) at the University Library shows treasures from ten different collectors, one of which represents music. As far as music is concerned, the collectors theme will be continued in blog posts … Continue reading

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