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Libraries Reaching out to Distance Learners

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At this year’s IAML UK and Ireland Annual Study Weekend, I agreed to offer a ‘quick-fire’ session about a project that I carried out in 2017, investigating the provision of library instruction and support to distance-learners. It’s something I undertook as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in...

Say it with Music – exhibition celebrates the people and places that have shaped jazz

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An exhibition – Say it with Music – is being held at The Forum, Southend in May as the culmination of the National Jazz Archive Intergenerational Jazz Reminiscence Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

It explores how...

Manchester celebrates World Music Day

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World Music Day in Manchester Central Library

21 st June 2017

World Music Day, or as is it known in France, Fete de la Musique ...

Make Music Day 2017 at Westminster Music Library

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Smiles on Make Music Day UK 2017

It all started 35 years ago in France...

In 1982, staff at the Ministry of Culture dreamed up an idea for a new kind of musical...

Christmas at Westminster Music Library

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As usual it's a busy Christmas at Westminster Music Library. Let's start off with a musical party for the Under-Fives...

Festive fun with the Under-Fives

It's Christmas!

Are you on Santa's list?

Your orchestra needs you!

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One of the things we can be justly proud of is our rich culture of amateur orchestras and choral societies. From the smallest villages to the largest cities, these bring music to audiences throughout the year. Where do they source their performance material? From music...

“A very great master of music”

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This was the headline grabbing news in The Post Boy for the 26 th November 1695 on the death of composer Henry Purcell. Recognised as one of the greatest English composers, Purcell was universally mourned. But we wanted to celebrate his musical achievements rather than lament his death, not only...

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