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How to Use the Centre for Research Collections

This session provides a practical introduction to the Centre for Research Collections, an access point for the University's Heritage Collections. The collections include rare books, archives,…

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General Council Africa Past, Present, Future

The Africa event following the June 2019 HYM

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Basset Horn

Calum Roberston plays the Larghetto from the second Divertimenti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Bass Oboe

Morven Bell plays August Keyssner, Im Waldesdom.

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Ukulele

Chris J. Day plays Henry Kailimate, G.H. Stoner, On the Beach at Waikiki ('The Golden Hula').

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Viola

Jane Atkins plays Georg Philip Telemann, Fantasie No.1, Largo and Allegro.

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Ophicleide

Trad. Arranged by Tony George, The Bluebells of Scotland.

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Stroh Violin

Luisa Brown plays Ivo Papazov-Ibryama, Bulchenska Ratchenitsa and Ot Azoj Klezmer Band, Turkish Honga.

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Viol

Lucia Capellaro plays Johannes Schenck, L'echo Du Danube - Sonata VI in A minor, Adagio.

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Recorder

Annemarie Klein plays Prelude on a baroque recorder.

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Instrument Making

Instruments are beautiful objects that help us to understand our history; they tell stories of technologies and musical trends. Yet, behind every instrument there is a person – the instrument…

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Pochette

Huw Daniel plays a traditional Welsh fiddle tune on the pochette violin. Music: Y Crythor Llon (The Merry Fiddler).

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Materials

Find out about the materials used to make musical instruments and what can we learn from them.

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Frauds and Fakes

Are all the instruments on display authentic? Well, yes and no. Learn about one ‘fake’ harpsichord on display and why an unscrupulous antiques dealer named Franciolini created it.

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St Cecilia's Through the Centuries

St Cecilia’s Hall has been used for a variety of purposes over the last 260 years. Learn about its history and the many people who have used the building.

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Women Instrument Makers

You don’t often see women in histories of musical instrument making, but they were there. Find out about the instruments in our Collection that come from firms where women were involved in…

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