Tag Archives: printed music

Set in Stone: Victorian Lithographers

On MusiCB3 we often post about our Victorian sheet music collection. The most interesting thing about these items is often the illustrated title page, rather than then actual sheet music that it covers. As last week’s blog post mentioned, these … Continue reading

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The dating game

What? Has MusiCB3 gone mad? TWO Valentine’s Day posts this year? Actually no. This is about a much more important topic – dating printed music. Now, I know this may not sound wildly exciting, but bear with me; trying to work … Continue reading

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Tracking down Mary, and others

A musicologist friend of mine has asked me how to find printed music of an obscure composer; let’s call her Mary Lucas, because that’s the composer’s name. The following might be useful for you too, if you wonder how to … Continue reading

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