Music

Free Screening in Arts: Swing & Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Free Screening in Arts: Swing & Rock ‘n’ Roll.

September 1, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

The next program in the Music and Dance on Film series will held be this Wednesday September 1, between 12.00 and 2.00 in Arts.  Two episodes from Tony Palmer’s award-winning documentary series… Read More ›

Break dancing & hip hop in the library

Break dancing & hip hop in the library

August 25, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 25 August at 6:30pm you can catch the recent break dancing documentary entitled Planet… Read More ›

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

August 12, 2010

Music, Musicals, Rare Books & Arts:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.  They are connected to jukebox players at the Arts Enquiry Desk, each holding… Read More ›

Rhythm on film

Rhythm on film

August 6, 2010

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

The Backbeat section of the Melbourne International Film Festival is known for highlighting a variety of fascinating films on various aspects of popular and un/non-popular music and music culture over… Read More ›

The Salzburg Festival – free screening.

The Salzburg Festival – free screening.

August 3, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts, Theatre:

The Salzburg Festival is an international festival of music and drama, held each European Summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg – birthplace of Mozart and location for the classic movie… Read More ›

Sound Beam – Sir Charles Mackerras Tribute.

Sound Beam – Sir Charles Mackerras Tribute.

July 29, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Sound Beam currently features two recordings in tribute to the great Australian conductor, Sir Charles Mackerras, who recently passed away, aged 84. They include works by composers he was often… Read More ›

The dark side of country

The dark side of country

July 28, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 28th July at 6:30pm you can catch the recent documentary on legendary singer-songwriter Townes Van… Read More ›

Jerry Herman’s Broadway : at the Hollywood Bowl – free screening.

Jerry Herman’s Broadway : at the Hollywood Bowl – free screening.

July 20, 2010

Music, Musicals, Rare Books & Arts, Theatre:

On Wednesday July 21, the next screening in the fortnightly Music and Dance on Film series will be “Jerry Herman’s Broadway : at the Hollywood Bowl“.  Recorded in 1994, this… Read More ›

Remembering Sir Charles Mackerras

Remembering Sir Charles Mackerras

July 16, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

The sad news of the death at age 84 of the great Australian conductor, Sir Charles Mackerras, sees the passing of one of the world’s finest musicians, and one of… Read More ›

La Boheme with Pavarotti : free screening

La Boheme with Pavarotti : free screening

July 6, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

On Wednesday July 7, another free screening will be held in Arts, as part of the regular fortnightly Music and Dance on Film series.  The classic opera, “La Boheme”, by… Read More ›