Tag Archives: music criticism

Don’t read the reviews

March 6th is the anniversary of the premiere of Verdi’s La Traviata. The most popular of all his operas, Traviata had an unfortunate beginning. Based on the popular novel, La dame aux camelias, by Alexandre Dumas, fils, Verdi had attended … Continue reading

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The happy pianist and assorted oddities

Kate has been working recently on a selection of books that were donated initially to the Pendlebury Library. Not quite suitable for their collection, they came over here to the Pen’s sister library, the UL’s Music Department. One of the … Continue reading

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Deryck Cooke, and, Hans Keller: a meeting of minds … and archives

We here at MusiCB3 are delighted to be able to tell our readers that the project to catalogue the papers of Deryck Cooke is nearing completion with just a couple of boxes of compositions remaining.

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