Yearly Archives: 2021

Music, time and politics in the ballet studio

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Just published online, my chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Time in Music, “The politics of musical time in the everyday life of ballet dancers.” Continue reading

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“On, Wisconsin!” and La Bayadère

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What have La Bayadère and “On, Wisconsin!” got in common? Read on . . . Continue reading

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Please do not post my free downloads on Scribd: here’s why

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Scribd is a paid-for service, so please don’t upload my music (which is published under a Creative Commons licence) there, if you’re tempted. Continue reading

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New podcast series on folk tunes and Englishness

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As I’m slightly obsessed with fiddlers’ tune books, ever since I found that this is where I should have been looking all the time for all the gaps in my ballet class repertoire (see earlier post) I was thrilled to … Continue reading

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Poldowski’s Bloomsbury Waltz

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Nicely timed for International Women’s Day, I have become completely obsessed by a single work by a composer I had never heard of until the other day: Poldowski (1879-1932), the assumed name of Régine Wieniawski, the daughter of the violinist … Continue reading

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A belated world book day post: 10 things to love about Zotero

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If you like books, you’ll love Zotero. And it’s free. Here’s a post about how I like using it most. Continue reading

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