Arts

Richard Divall, By Londonopera (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Remembering Richard Divall

January 18, 2017

Arts:

A good friend to State Library Victoria, Maestro Richard Divall sadly passed away on the weekend after a long battle with cancer.

Cherry Red Books, 2015

New books in Arts, more fun than a barrel of Monkees

January 6, 2017

Arts, New books:

Monkees, movies and a bit of glam, welcome to 2017 in the Arts Library.

Umbrella Entertainment, 2014

Festive Sights and Sounds: Bandstand, Shakespeare, Mozart, Carols and much more.

December 7, 2016

Arts, Music:

The sounds of Melbourne Music Week may be fading into the distance, but there’s still lots to listen to here at the State Library.

Sony Music, 2014

Sincerely, L. Cohen

November 17, 2016

Arts, Music, Popular music:

2016 has been a tough year for music lovers and now, as the year draws to a close, we’ve lost Leonard Cohen as well.

Vivid Publishing, 2013

New books, and something très bon from the sixties!

October 28, 2016

Arts, New books:

Classics of all kinds hit the shelves in Arts this week

New Listening: Flutes, Beatles, Haydn, and more Spring sounds.

New Listening: Flutes, Beatles, Haydn, and more Spring sounds.

September 29, 2016

Arts, Music:

More great music coming into the collection, and surely something for everyone!

It’s art Jim, but not as we know it; new books to stretch the imagination

It’s art Jim, but not as we know it; new books to stretch the imagination

August 26, 2016

Arts, New books:

Denizens of the night, a plethora of postcards, illuminated walls, and things that go bump in the night; all in a day’s work for the Arts Library’s new book stand.

New Sights & Sounds: Molly, Warhol, Vertigo, Hamilton, Winter Classics, & more

New Sights & Sounds: Molly, Warhol, Vertigo, Hamilton, Winter Classics, & more

August 5, 2016

Arts, Music:

Some great new arrivals include latest releases and favourite titles in pop, rock, film soundtracks, opera, classical, musical theatre and the visual arts, on CD, DVD and online database. Molly : music from television mini-series soundtrack by various… Read More ›

Jean Stewart’s ballet photography

Jean Stewart’s ballet photography

July 22, 2016

Dance, Such was life:

Jean Stewart’s atmospheric ballet photographs capture the drama and beauty of the Victorian Ballet.

St. Martin's Press, 2011

The interwebs are singing with some musical ebooks

July 15, 2016

Arts, Music:

Some familiar musical names, and maybe some not so familiar, but all of them well worth getting to know; not to mention a clip of Judy Garland that will take your breath away!