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"Sing, Belgians, sing!" - Elgar and Belgium

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The Music Library at the Library of Birmingham looks at a "...

Simon Rattle exhibition at Barbican Music Library

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To mark Sir Simon Rattle ’s first season as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), and to celebrate a career spanning almost half a century,...

Launching the Welsh Music Archive

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At a special ceremony on Friday, 22 September , The National Library of Wales launched its Welsh Music Archive Programme in the presence of the folk music expert and Library benefactor, Phyllis Kinney.

Phyllis Kinney and her daughter Eluned were present at the Friday...

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...

Making Music

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Music libraries and institutions across the country are going to be busy for the next few weeks with BBC Music Day 2017 today (June 15th), and "Make Music Day" next week on Wednesday 21st June.

As part of BBC Music Day, in Cambridgeshire...

At the ASW 2017

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Home from home in Exeter

Being a member of the Conference Committee, I knew what the programme for the IAML (UK & Irl) Annual Study Weekend in Exeter looked like but of course it only comes alive when you’re there. I...

The Big Friendly…..Music

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It’s The Summer Reading Challenge again, and Westminster Music Library does not like being left out, but what could we do to inspire our Summer Reading Challenge participants that would embrace this years’ theme – The Big Friendly Read ? We love reading, we love music, and we like to celebrate all things musical in a big and friendly way, so how about some giant size compositional creativity?

All the fun of the Fair

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Despite September’s impressive attempts to imitate our August heat wave, summer is finally over. Autumn has rolled in and schools and universities have resumed business as usual. Here at Westminster Music Library ,...

Happy New Year!

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For academic librarians throughout the UK and Ireland it's the start of another academic year. Over the next few weeks we'll see lots of eager new faces, often looking slightly scared along with worried looking final years. Some of the librarians are looking pretty worried too as they start...

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