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At the event: UL Friends talk by Margaret Faultless

It’s all in the notes. Or is it?…. On Wednesday February 11th Margaret Faultless gave an absorbing and illuminating lecture-recital to the Friends of the University Library on performance practice at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries taking … 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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The Full English

The Full English, the world’s largest digital archive of English traditional music and dance, was recently launched. Over 58,000 items are included in the database, that has brought together and digitised archive collections from various archive holding institutions around the … Continue reading

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Music collectors: Hedli Anderson

This is another instalment in our mini-series of posts about ‘Music collectors‘ which ties in with the ‘Shelf lives‘ exhibition (until 16 June). Where this post differs slightly is that the previous posts in this series focused on collectors who … Continue reading

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Music collectors : Frederick Booth

How does a score end up in the UL? They arrive here in many different ways. Some are bought, some arrive via Legal deposit, others are given to us. Of the items that are donations, some are gifts from a kindly … Continue reading

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Music collectors: Richard Pendlebury

As has been hinted at in a previous post, we are and will be looking at music collectors whose collection items were not included in the UL’s Shelf Lives : Four Centuries of Collectors and their Books exhibition. After Anna’s … Continue reading

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Arnold and the thorough-bass

In the context of the Shelf Lives exhibition, the music collections are putting some music collectors in the spotlight, both in the form of physical exhibitions and through blog posts. One of these collectors is Franck Thomas Arnold (1861-1940), who … Continue reading

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