Tag Archives: Sound recordings

Musical maps

A conversation with a reader the other day about street pianos led to me stumbling across this. Mapping the ‘Play me, I’m yours‘ street piano project, the site records the locations of street pianos past and present. It is also … Continue reading

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The week in music

March has truly come in like a lion, with snow either already here or threatening, and Storm Emma about to blow in. Curl up with MusiCB3, and take a look at musical anniversaries over this coming week. From semaphore to … Continue reading

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Thurston Dart, a musicians’ musician

Those of you who are regular followers of MusiCB3 will be aware of our two previous posts on Thurston Dart. This one follows on from those, looking especially at the recordings held in the Dart Archive here at the University Library.

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How many Rings in the Pendlebury?

Wagner is currently being studied by the second year undergraduates, looking at his magnum opus “Der Ring des Nibelungen”, which marks the beginning and the end of the world. In the Pendlebury library, we have two 2 DVD sets and … Continue reading

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The Scottish viola

I was very excited when the UL recently received a brand new William Alwyn related recording. As William Alwyn archivist it’s always thrilling to hear new recordings, but this one is quite special. Called The Scottish viola, the cd is a tribute … Continue reading

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