Post Tagged with: "Music"

Dame Joan Sutherland

Dame Joan Sutherland

October 21, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

News of the death of Dame Joan Sutherland in Switzerland on 10th October at age 83 has been met with a tidal wave of tributes and remembrances right around the… Read More ›

New Music on Listening Posts in Arts.

New Music on Listening Posts in Arts.

September 29, 2010

Dance, Film, Music, Musicals, Rare Books & Arts:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.   Playlists on some of the listening posts have recently been updated.  New… Read More ›

Mary Stuart: free opera screening.

Mary Stuart: free opera screening.

September 28, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Mary Stuart : an opera in three acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series, to be screened in Arts this Wednesday September 19. Based on… Read More ›

The shelves are singing in Arts

The shelves are singing in Arts

September 17, 2010

Music, Musicals, Rare Books & Arts:

Browsing the music scores The Agnes Robertson Music Scores Room in the Arts Library is a treasure trove of printed music, from complete editions of major composers such as Bach, Mozart,… Read More ›

Peter Sculthorpe Double Bill: free screening.

Peter Sculthorpe Double Bill: free screening.

September 15, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Two documentaries on the acclaimed Australian composer, Peter Sculthorpe, will feature in the next Music and Dance on Film series program to be held this Wednesday September 15 in Arts.   … Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›