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In a child’s mind

The BBC over the last few years has tried to get children to become more involved in classical music. November 2014 saw the introduction of Ten Pieces, an initiative aimed initially at children of primary school age. There was a “Ten Pieces” prom … Continue reading

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Digital scanning, picnics, creating displays, tours and sample lectures: Work Experience Students 2016

These past two weeks, the Pendlebury Library of Music has once again played host to some Year 10 work experience students who are studying at local schools.  Here’s a taste of what they got up to…

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Meet… Anna Jenkin – Outreach Co-ordinator

The Music Faculty welcomes Anna Jenkin, who has taken up the newly-created post (September 2015) of Outreach Co-ordinator for the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art and the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge.  This is the … Continue reading

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Bliss

The University Library holds a selection of composer and music related archives and actively seeks to extend these collections. One of our main criteria in the selection of music archives is establishing whether there is a “Cambridge link”, but it … Continue reading

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“Play me, I’m Yours” – Bringing Music to the streets

Since Monday 22 October, fifteen pianos destined for the scrap heap have been given a new lease of life as part of a community music project and a piece of public art. Revived for the University’s Festival of Ideas, these … Continue reading

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Work experience at the Pendlebury Library

At this time of year, the Pendlebury Library plays host to work experience students, most of whom have been 15 year old pupils from local schools. This is the third year that the library has taken students, sometimes coming to … Continue reading

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Work experience at the Pendlebury – their story/our story

This is the second year that we have had Year 10 students from local schools for work experience at the Pendlebury Library. Catherine and Tom spent two busy weeks at the Faculty of Music: one part of their time they … Continue reading

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