Category Archives: Music Back

Music Online

smart phone with ear buds

Welcome to the first in a series of blogs highlighting State Library of Queensland databases. For music students, teachers and parents of students, finding good music is hard. Finding sheet music is even more of a challenge. Currently music students have a few options. We can go to libraries, buy online, prowl second hand stores, … Read more

Dance in video

Pas de deux du Corsaire, Ballet national de Cuba (Grand Palais). Photo by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra.

Dance in Video is an exciting database resource available online through State Library of Queensland. Published by Alexander Street Press, Dance in Video features over 760 videos of dance productions and documentaries by some of the world’s most prominent performers and companies. The collection of works includes ballet, tap, jazz, experimental, contemporary and improvisational dance. … Read more

Share your story

State Library of Queensland wants to hear your stories about life in Brisbane from 1945–75. This was a period of dramatic change when our city embraced the international modernist ideals and aesthetics, and started to take its place on the world stage. As part of the upcoming Hot Modernism exhibition, we’re going to turn some … Read more

50,000 celebrate the music of Queensland at SLQ

We’ve extended Live! Queensland band culture until 17 November, following the huge popularity of the exhibition program. There have been over 50,000 visits to the Live! program, and the extension will enable many more to share and remember Queensland’s musical story. Through live performances, exhibitions and events, Live! celebrates the way music has connected Queenslanders … Read more