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Musical mutts

As one of the world’s largest dog-shows, Crufts, swings into action at the NEC Birmingham, this music librarian / dog lover thought it was about time to have a look at the relationship between dogs and music. I’ve owned dogs … Continue reading

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The worm that trilled

For most of this week, courtesy of watching The Talented Mr. Ripley at the weekend, Gabriel Yared‘s score has been firmly lodged inside my head. A few years ago I took part in the annual Harkive music day. It’s a fascinating … Continue reading

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The use of music in Shakespeare

Music and the theatre share an intimate and faceted connection, and the artistic links between the two are no less prevalent in the plays, sonnets and narrative poems of Shakespeare than the works of any other poet. When first performed … Continue reading

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A bicycle made for….

With the Tour de France about to sweep through Cambridge I’ve been musing about bicycles in the music collections here at the UL. One item that always appears whenever there’s a tour of the department is Charley the bicycle pet. … Continue reading

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