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The music collections of the Cambridge libraries

The music collections of the Cambridge libraries

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Published by Research Publications in Reading, Berkshire, Woodbridge, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handel, George Frideric, -- 1685-1759 -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.,
  • Cambridge University Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Ely Cathedral. -- Catalogs.,
  • Rowe Music Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Fitzwilliam Museum -- Catalogs.,
  • Music -- Manuscripts -- England -- Cambridge.,
  • Music -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMusic manuscripts before 1850 from Cambridge University Library and Ely Cathedral., Music manuscipts from the Rowe Music Library, King"s College, Cambridge., Handel manuscripts from the Fitzwilliam Museum., English music manuscripts from the Fitzwilliam Museum., Continental music manuscripts before c.1880 in the Fitzwilliam Museum., Continental music manuscripts from the Fitzwilliam Museum.
    Statement[prepared and compiled by Clifford Bartlett, Roger Bray, Paul Woudhuysen].
    SeriesMusic manuscripts from the great English collections -- Ser. 6.
    ContributionsBartlett, Clifford., Bray, Roger., Woudhuysen, P., Cambridge University Library., Ely Cathedral., Rowe Music Library., Fitzwilliam Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM2 .M6323 1987
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination microfilm reels
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19738921M
    ISBN 100862570654, 0862570751

    Ernest Newman's four-volume Life of Wagner, originally published between and , remains a classic work of biography. These books present a detailed portrait of perhaps the most influential and the most controversial composer in the whole history of western music.5/5(1).   about more than the Music Collections at CB3. The Chadwyck-Healey Liberation Collection () consists mainly of books, but also contains a number of French and English songs and music scores, some with striking illustrations. They appear either as individual leaflets or as part of larger compilations, including the lyrics and in some cases notated music.

    The first edition of The Music Library, published in and now out of print, brought together the designs of more than record sleeves and relevant information about these rare and elusive y becoming known as the music library "bible," The Music Library represented a valuable reference and also sparked a resurgence of interest in the subject over /5(5). It holds around 8 million items (including maps and sheet music) and, in contrast with the Bodleian or the British Library, many of its books are available on open shelves. It is one of the six legal deposit libraries in the United Kingdom, and is therefore entitled to request a free copy of every book published in the UK and Ireland.

    Until further notice, the University Library and all Faculty and Departmental Libraries are closed to readers. Please check the FAQs on our website for information on how to access Library services during this time (). For all other enquiries concerning our archival and manuscript collections please send a message to our departmental email ([email protected]). There is something for everyone at Cambridgeshire Libraries. Our 45 libraries and library access points and + mobile library stops across the county offer books, newspapers, magazines, free WiFi and computer access, CDs and music scores. Online there is free access to e-books and e-audiobooks, access to many newspapers plus an array of free.


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The music collections of the Cambridge libraries Download PDF EPUB FB2

First published inthis work recounts the journey that Burney undertook as one of two research trips for his General History of Music (–89). Eager to meet key composers of the day and to hear the latest music, Burney arrived in Paris in mid-June, soon moving on to Italy, where he spent the majority of his time.

The music collections at Cambridge University Library play an important role in the preservation of musical heritage, both on a national and international level. From printed and manuscript music scores and texts on music to ephemera and concert programmes, archival materials documenting the life and work of composers.

Cambridge Library Collection A collection of out-of-copyright and rare books from the Cambridge University Library and other world-class institutions that have been digitally scanned, made available online, and reprinted in paperback. Books in the series: Cambridge Library Collection - Music Grid View List View The History of the Violin, and Other Instruments Played on with the Bow from the Remotest Times to the Present Also an Account of the Principal Makers, English and Foreign, with Numerous Illustrations.

During his lifetime he was best known for his study of the geography and history of pre-Roman Italy (published –2 and also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection) and his analyses of the fragmentary evidence for the Umbrian and Oscan languages, published in Latin in.

The Cambridge Library Collection extends this activity to a wider range of books which are still of importance to researchers and professionals, either for the source material they contain, or as landmarks in the history of their academic discipline.

Drawing from the world-renowned collections in the Cambridge University. The Cambridge Library Collection will bring back to life books of enduring scholarly value (including out-of-copyright works originally issued by other publishers) across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social.

The contributors include William Thomson (Baron Kelvin), John Tyndall, Francis Galton, James Clerk Maxwell, J. Froude and Thomas Stevenson, all of whom have other works reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection, which also includes the full catalogue of the exhibition itself.

Cambridge University Library and the Faculty and Departmental Libraries are now closed to the public. Please check our FAQs for information on how to access Library services during this time. First published in and reissued here in its sixth edition, The Elements of Algebra by James Wood (–) was one of the standard Cambridge texts for decades, so its presence in Darwin's library aboard the Beagle is readily understandable.

Then, as now, Cambridge had a high opinion of itself as a mathematical university. Specialist music resources and library help are available via the Pendlebury Library of Music and the University Library Music Collections.

Many resources can be found using iDiscover, whilst for others finding aids and card catalogues are available.

Archival materials relating to music are listed on in doubt, please do ask a member of staff. The book traces his life from his English childhood, through his emigration and entry into politics, to his last days, charting the achievements, personality and beliefs of New Zealand’s longest-serving prime minister to date, and shedding light on the history of the Liberal Party.

CAMBRIDGE LIBRARY COLLECTION Books of enduring scholarly value. The Cambridge Library Collection brings back to life books of enduring scholarly value (including out-of-copyright works originally issued by other publishers) across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social.

He immersed himself in intensive research on the composer and his music, publishing the first edition of this landmark work in four volumes between and A second edition followed inincorporating new material and making use of Köchel's catalogue of Mozart's : Otto Jahn.

The music collections at the Pendlebury Library and University Library Music Department use in-house classification schemes. The system for bound music and books on the open shelves is very similar and contains a three-figure subject, a size element, an indication of date and a numerical sequence number.

The lecterns made to hold a small number of books were adapted in the later 17th century to make tall bookcases to accommodate the growing number of books in the college collection. The stall system of dividing libraries into alcoves where readers could sit started in the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge and was copied all over the country in.

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The British Library's music collection also includes the autograph manuscripts of many important European composers, notably the second book of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, and music by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Wagner. Many of these form part of the Zweig Collection.

This collection is currently being digitised. Cambridge University Library is one of the world's great research libraries. This book is a celebration of the treasures of the library by a group of eminent scholars. Chapters have been selected to illustrate the vast range of the library's collections from fourth century manuscripts to contemporary : Hardcover.

Serving as a fascinating micro-history of England's reading and book-collecting habits, this work will appeal to those interested in antiquarian culture and the history of the book. Several other works by Wheatley are also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection, including the delightful Literary Blunders ().The library houses an outstanding collection of music scores, books, sound recordings, video recordings and periodical titles and provides access to various online music resources; it also contains significant research materials, including microfilms, rare books and facsimiles.The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book is a primary source of keyboard music from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods in England, i.e., the late Renaissance and very early takes its name from Viscount Fitzwilliam who bequeathed this manuscript collection to Cambridge University in It is now deposited in the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge.