Music

Elvis returns, music from a ruined city, and other loud things in Arts

Elvis returns, music from a ruined city, and other loud things in Arts

March 18, 2011

Music, New books, Rare Books & Arts:

Return of the King : Elvis Presley’s great comeback by Gillian G. Gaar Elvis Presley had more comebacks throughout his glorious career than Nellie Melba had farewells, some more successful… Read More ›

New Sound Beam

New Sound Beam

March 16, 2011

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Two new CDs are currently featured on Sound Beam in Arts.   Compass is the new album by the 2009 winner of Australia’s Got Talent, Mark Vincent.  It includes popular favourites… Read More ›

Jumping into the music stream

Jumping into the music stream

January 21, 2011

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

  Online access to well over 49,000 classical recordings, and counting! Over 716,000 individual tracks of music, and counting! Over 300 different record labels available, and counting! That’s what you… Read More ›

Summer Sound Beam

Summer Sound Beam

January 13, 2011

Music, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts:

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts audio-visual collection. It is accessible through headphones at selected workstations in the Arts Reading Room. The current program… Read More ›

In the mix

In the mix

December 24, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

Within the last week, I made my final venture to a university graduate exhibition for the year. It’s a busy season to negotiate, with some institutions staging numerous events over… Read More ›

Sound Beam for Christmas.

Sound Beam for Christmas.

December 16, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts audio-visual collection. It is accessible via headphones at selected workstations in the Arts Reading Room. Sound Beam currently features… Read More ›

Christmas Music in Arts

Christmas Music in Arts

December 9, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

With Christmas fast approaching, the Listening Posts in Arts are alive with festive sounds.   Listening Post 4 – the Christmas Channel, and Listening Post 7 – the Choral Channel, include the following… Read More ›

Christmas Concert Screening in Arts.

Christmas Concert Screening in Arts.

November 23, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

A Carnegie Hall Christmas Concert is the next program in the Music & Dance on Film series, and the second of two special Christmas screenings.  It will be held in Arts… Read More ›

Sound Beam for Spring

Sound Beam for Spring

November 22, 2010

Music, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts:

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts audio-visual collection. It is accessible via headphones at selected workstations in the Arts Reading Room. Sound Beam currently features… Read More ›

New CDs & Listening Post Music in Arts.

New CDs & Listening Post Music in Arts.

October 30, 2010

Music, Musicals, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts:

New CDs arriving into the collection include the following mix of Broadway Cast albums, pop and rock favourites and film music. Some of these are already available on – Listening Post… Read More ›