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Recording of the week: Touch Radio 035 - THE FREQ_OUT ORCHESTRA

Monday, May 28, 2018

This week's selection comes from Dr Eva del Rey, Curator of Drama and Literature Recordings and Digital Performance. Live recording of THE FREQ_OUT ORCHESTRA performing freq_out 7 as part of the Happy New Ears Festival celebrated in the city of...

Musgrave at 90

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Today (27 May 2018) is the ninetieth birthday of Thea Musgrave, a composer in respect of whom the British Library possesses the largest known institutional collection of archival papers (an acquisition financed in part by the Eccles Centre for American...

Will the real Venerable Bede please stand up?

Saturday, May 26, 2018

26 May is the heavenly birthday of the Venerable Bede, as he would have put it: that is, it's the anniversary of Bede’s death of 735. Bede is one of the most important figures in early English history, because most...

More Mountains with Wild Men

Friday, May 25, 2018

A year ago my colleague Barry Taylor wrote a post for this blog about a wild man being seen in the Hartzwald in Bohemia and commented on an anthology of wild men (RB. 23.a.24200). This brought to my mind associations...

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