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To Celebrate, to commemorate: Thurston Dart 1921 – 1971

“Music…has no enemy save ignorance”. Thus ends Thurston Dart’s seminal book The Interpretation of Music published way back in 1954 by Hutchinson [M606.d.95.1]. And it was this “ignorance”, particularly in performance practice and editorial methods which Dart strove throughout his life … 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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Cambridge’s musical records

The title of this Friends event sums up quite nicely what I would like to put in the limelight this week: archival records with a “musical theme” that are held at the Music and the Manuscripts Department of Cambridge University … Continue reading

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