Tag Archives: sheet music

Mind the gap!

The following should be of interest if you want to find volumes of songs at the UL. It is also another instalment on the theme of understanding our classmarks/classification system. You probably know that M290 is the UL classmark for … Continue reading

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My two cents about Cage’s centenary

Regular readers of this blog will know that I usually try to encourage folks to commemorate an event or a composer’s anniversary by engaging with musical works relating to the historic day; in the case of composer and artist John … Continue reading

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UL sheet music priority – updating Britten

In April this year we asked our readers at the UL which uncatalogued items they would prefer us to process as a priority: the results were published on this blog on 20 April, see https://musicb3.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/ul-sheet-music-priority-survey-results/ As you can see, we … 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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UL sheet music priority survey results

Most libraries have items which are not yet fully catalogued and so not easily available to their readers. Often this is because other material has to be given priority, or some items could not be tackled due to various reasons … Continue reading

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Music collections survey results

The music collections survey that took place last term has given us some interesting food for thought. The winners of the prize draw have been contacted in January and I want to say thank you again to all of you … Continue reading

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The same procedure as every year…

This is the last post on MusiCB3 – for this year. And every time before the end of the year I have the same procedure: I check which composers died 70 years ago (as any music written by a composer … Continue reading

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What (not) to buy

As a music librarian with an August end of financial year, the coming couple of months are a crucial time for acquisitions. This has always been the case, but in the context of the music pilot project this has now … Continue reading

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