Tag Archives: music at the UL

Golf and flying opera singers: some distractions

The trouble with working in a library, I find, is that my ‘to read’ list grows too fast to ever get to the end of. Especially since at the moment I am studying (very slowly) for an MA, and so … Continue reading

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The Marion Scott Haydn Collection

Some time ago I blogged about Marion Scott, Haydn scholar and friend of Ivor Gurney. As has also been mentioned on this blog before, here at the UL we hold Marion Scott’s Haydn Collection. In fact it was Marion Scott … Continue reading

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The dating game

What? Has MusiCB3 gone mad? TWO Valentine’s Day posts this year? Actually no. This is about a much more important topic – dating printed music. Now, I know this may not sound wildly exciting, but bear with me; trying to work … Continue reading

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Christmas dinner in the Anderson Room

Dear readers, I know that it is still just about November, but…Christmas is coming! I have had fun in the last few days finding new, festive exhibits for our food-and-drink-themed exhibition in the Anderson Room, which is up until the … Continue reading

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Waltzing in autumn

Looking out of the Aoi Pavilion this morning I was shocked to see how bare the trees looked. Last week they were gloriously autumnal, but despite the mild weather we seem to have moved to winter (at least according to the … Continue reading

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Up, up, and away

Purely by chance this week I came across Le Navire Aérien by Gustave Huot. This suite of pieces for piano has the most extraordinary cover – a bizarre airship consisting of a set of 4 hydrogen balloons and, unlike the later Zeppelins, … Continue reading

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Blockbuster

This weekend, 5th and 6th September, as part of the Blossom Music Festival (the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra) there will be a blockbuster tribute to the Hollywood composer John Williams. The programme includes many of John Williams’ classics … Continue reading

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