Tag Archives: music literature

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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From winter to spring in Cambridge

The end of last week saw three rare celestial events come together in one day: a partial solar eclipse, a supermoon, and the Spring Equinox, when day and night are of equal length. From now on the days will lengthen … Continue reading

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Writing about music: tips and suggestions in Holoman’s book

Are you writing a paper and don’t know how to quote a symphony by Brahms? Have you doubts on how to cite a direction for dynamic nuance? Should it be Arlequin from “Carnaval” or “Arlequin” from Carnaval? Rachmaninov, Rachmaninoff or … Continue reading

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No joke

I noticed on Facebook on April 1st that many people were somewhat bemused by a YouTube announcement from King’s College. Recent regulations coupled with the broadcast of live performances from King’s meant that it would be impossible to continue using … Continue reading

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What (not) to buy

As a music librarian with an August end of financial year, the coming couple of months are a crucial time for acquisitions. This has always been the case, but in the context of the music pilot project this has now … Continue reading

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