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Songs of freedom : “Les chants de la liberté, 1789, 1830, 1848, 1870, 1944”

Political songs play an important part in popular culture and are powerful means of fostering and transmitting a sense of community and identity. Songs cross cultures and languages, as we discussed in an earlier guest blogpost on the French and … Continue reading

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A different track

This week, I have been busy laying out a small exhibition in the Anderson Room to commemorate the start of the Second World War. I had a very clear idea in my head of what I was going to do … Continue reading

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Favourite music related reads at the UL

A few weeks ago, Kate posted about the perils of classifying music literature at the UL. During my fifteen years here, I’ve had my fair share of music related reads, and thought I would share some of my favourites here. … Continue reading

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