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Lots of New Acquisitions at the Pendlebury Library of Music

Here at the Pendlebury we’ve been busy adding heaps of fascinating new scores and recordings by composers who have historically been underrepresented in the world of classical music. This large influx of new material has been the exciting first step … Continue reading

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Italie! Italie! “Les Troyens” at the Royal Opera House

“For the last three years I have been tormented by the idea of a vast opera for which I would write both the words and the music… I am resisting the temptation of carrying out this project, and I hope … Continue reading

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Deryck Cooke and his 10th Symphony – recording a success

While the materials in the Deryck Cooke Archive are of historical and scholarly interest in their own right, it is of course immensely pleasing when they prove also to be of practical use to a project in the commercial, non-academic … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day – commemorate it with music

Last year I blogged about the ‘Holocaust Memorial Day’ in a more general way. Today and this year, I would like to encourage you to commemorate this day with music. Whereas anti-Semitism, xenophobia and fearing “otherness” have – unfortunately – … Continue reading

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