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Podcast – Music and Libraries (A night in the JOL)

A night in the JOL - Music and Libraries (March 2014)

Historical archives can provide a rich source of material for musical endeavour. Musicians can mine old letters, diaries, newspapers and manuscripts to rediscover lost histories and create something entirely new. Listen to musical director, entertainer and teacher of piano, voice and composition Dr Robert Keane, along with folk singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and parodist John Thompson … Read more

Tea and Music – The Wishlist

The Wish List

On the morning of Tuesday 4 June, and as part of the Live! Queensland Band Culture exhibition program, State Library presented a special Queensland Week event, as part of its regular Tea and Music series. The event featured the exceptional talents of multi-instrumentalist and folk singer Nicole Murray and renowned Scottish fiddler Emma Nixon, who together are the ‘fiddlesingers’ of … Read more