Articles by: Dermot McCaul

Something visual on the new books shelf

Something visual on the new books shelf

November 26, 2014

Arts, Painting, Photography, Visual arts:

A handful of fascinating new books have recently arrived on the shelves, centred on the visual arts in all of its many guises…..

New Listening: Sunday Classics, Soundtracks, Black Sorrows & Warnie.

New Listening: Sunday Classics, Soundtracks, Black Sorrows & Warnie.

November 26, 2014

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music:

Some new CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include recent releases in film soundtracks, pop, rock, classical and musical theatre.

The ebooks are positively crowding the eshelves

The ebooks are positively crowding the eshelves

November 26, 2014

Arts, New books:

A selection of new ebooks in Arts; nothing if not eclectic…..

From the sublime to the sublime: music through the interwebs…..

From the sublime to the sublime: music through the interwebs…..

October 19, 2014

Arts, Music:

A mixed bag of treasures from some of our streaming databases, to be enjoyed by one and all here in the Library, or at home if you’re one of our Victorian registered members.

Under Milk Wood with Dylan Thomas & Peter Blake

Under Milk Wood with Dylan Thomas & Peter Blake

October 10, 2014

Arts:

Anna from the History of the Book collection will be highlighting some of the new treasures to be found in our Mirror of the World exhibition over the next few… Read More ›

New books: artistic oceans, graphics underground and overhead & a musical navy

New books: artistic oceans, graphics underground and overhead & a musical navy

October 3, 2014

Arts, New books:

Framing the ocean, 1700 to the present : envisaging the sea as social space: edited by Tricia Cusack This take on the ocean seeks to investigate our changing cultural/artistic view… Read More ›

Joyeux anniversaire Jean Philippe Rameau

Joyeux anniversaire Jean Philippe Rameau

September 26, 2014

Arts, Music:

You’ll have to excuse me while I celebrate an important birthday….. Happy birthday Jean Philippe Rameau, born September 25, 1683, in Dijon, France, and destined to become one of that… Read More ›

Photography: in and out of focus

Photography: in and out of focus

September 19, 2014

Arts, New books, Photography:

Photography continues to be a major part of our contemporary art collecting, and here are just a few new titles to tempt you into the building (and one you can… Read More ›

75 years ago; art goes to war again

75 years ago; art goes to war again

September 5, 2014

Arts, Film, Popular music, Visual arts:

I was taken by surprise the other day when, listening to the radio in the morning, the announcer rather casually mentioned that on that particular day 75 years ago (… Read More ›

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

August 28, 2014

Arts, Film, Music, New books, Popular music, Television:

Our collection of ebooks continues to grow, and these are just a few of my current personal favourites; I can’t wait to get home to read them! You can too… Read More ›