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Eighteenth-Century Music Publishing in Cambridge : Some Examples from the Pendlebury Library

This display, which includes facsimiles of items from Special Collections in the Pendlebury Library, will be on view 19th March – 13th June 2014. Readers who are interested in viewing the originals may ask the staff for assistance. Several posts … Continue reading

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Black Bear Music Club: more glum than glee

Opening my favourite volume of concert programmes at random, those for the Black Bear Music Club here in Cambridge, in search of something else, my eye was caught by one of the glees performed at violinist Mr. Wagstaff’s Benefit Night on … Continue reading

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Bygone concert venues 6.1: Black Bear Inn. Mr. Incledon comes to Cambridge

In my previous post on the Black Bear Inn, I promised to take a more in-depth look at some of the programmes. What better way to do this than through the annual benefit concerts held for some of the leading … Continue reading

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William Boyce comes to Cambridge

11 September 2011 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of England’s greatest composers, William Boyce. It seems appropriate therefore to mark this with a brief account of a fascinating figure who, although London born and bred, played … Continue reading

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