Blog: Dec 2018

IL TRITTICO …or missing middles

14. December 2018

The RNCM Library easier than ever Christmas Quiz 2018

Supply the missing middle element from each group of three – some musical, some not

1. The Fellowship of the Ring ______________ The Return of the King

2. Regeneration ____________ The Ghost Road

3. The Fourth of August ______________ For the Fallen

4. Asie ­­­____________ L’Indifférent

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Christmas in Oxford

13. December 2018

The Christmas season is the busiest time of the year for the Oxford University Press Music Hire Library – scores, parts, and vocal scores for carol orchestrations and Christmas music literally fly through the door. We thought we’d celebrate by making a festive film.

Season’s greetings to all music library colleagues!

Simon Wright, Head of Rights & Contracts, Music, Oxford University Press

E.T. Bryant Memorial Prize

12. December 2018

Established in the 1994–1995 year, the E.T. Bryant Memorial Prize is awarded for a...

A song for the season

11. December 2018

Corelli’s Christmas Concerto was so called as it bears the inscription ‘ Fatto per la notte di Natale’ (‘made for the night of Christmas'). The portrait of Francesco Geminiani by Andrea Soldi, now in the Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum, was painted in about 1735, depicts the composer holding a copy of the Christmas Concerto, in tribute to his famous teacher.

Katharine Hogg,

Gerald Coke Handel Collection, The Foundling Museum...

It's nearly 2019...

6. December 2018

Bookings are now open for the 2019 IAML (UK & Irl) Annual Study Weekend. The booking form can be accessed from the IAML (UK & Irl) website at https://iaml-uk-irl.org/events/iaml-uk-irl-annual-study-weekend-2019-leicester .

The Conference Committee is looking forward to welcoming delegates to Leicester for the 2019 Annual Study Weekend. The 2019 programme will bring the usual balance...

Bursaries available for 2019 IAML (UK & Irl) ASW

5. December 2018

As many of you are aware, IAML (UK & Irl) will be holding their Annual Study Weekend this year, 12-14 April 2019 at the University of Leicester College Court. The Music Libraries Trust is pleased to award a limited number of bursaries to students and library staff who would like to attend the ASW. Priority is given to those who would otherwise be unable to attend and who have no other sources of funding. Both full and part bursaries are available, which...

Violins in Kilburn

4. December 2018

Tuning up

Kilburn Library was the venue for the end of term students' concert by students from Lucica Trita Violin Academy, London . This is a fast growing local violin school run by Lucica Trita, who has amassed a vast amout of performing experience in her career. She...

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