Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ernesto Nazareth site

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Thrilled today to have stumbled across www.ernestonazareth.com.br/ a site celebrating the work of the Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth. Amongst other things, it’s got piano scores of just about everything he ever wrote which is wonderful¬† if you play for ballet … Continue reading

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How Shazam works

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I’ve always had the vaguest of guesses about how the amazing Shazam works, but now I know, thanks to this article from Slate, That Tune Named. Even better, this article links to a pdf of the journal article about the … Continue reading

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The Lost Chord

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The Lost Chord is a nice page about the famous Victorian song.¬† All the words are there, along with some truly atrocious pictures from the period to illustrate the song. What is rather strange, given the usual gender stereotyping in … Continue reading

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Hurrah, this site is now Zotero enabled

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Zotero is one of the most remarkable bits of free technology out there, in my view.¬† For anyone who’s ever had to create a bibliography, it saves hours and hours, as well as being a great way to keep track … Continue reading

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