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New Czerny upload at the IMSLP

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It might seem such a small thing, but I’m thrilled to see that someone has recently uploaded Czerny’s School of Legato and Staccato Op. 335 to the IMSLP. The interest in Op. 335 for ballet people  is that it has several … 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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More joys of libraries & Der gestohlene Abend

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It’s some time now since I finished Wolfram Fleischhauer’s latest novel, Der gestohlene Abend, which I enjoyed so much I wanted to blog about it even before I’d got past page two. But the trouble with his novels are that … Continue reading

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Bangor University Library – worrying news?

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No sooner had the thought crossed my mind, while I sat in Senate House Library last week, that great collections such as these may soon be endangered by investment in online learning, than news of staff cuts at Bangor University … Continue reading Continue reading

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Google, Gutenberg & Research

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Just how exciting is all the hype about Google’s venture into online books? Is it really the dawn of a new era? What seems to be missing from all the journalistic screaming is the fact that huge numbers of books … Continue reading Continue reading

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The joy of libraries and my Czech mate Czerny

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It’s not often that I get goosebumps sitting in a library, but I came pretty near to it yesterday on a trip to the University of London Library. I have been looking for months for the Czerny piano studies on … Continue reading

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