Music blog

Music news and views

The music collections of the British Library are amongst the finest in the world, encompassing materials in all formats (e.g. manuscript, printed editions, recordings, literature) from all periods. Further details may be found at and 

This blog is written by our team of music curators, led by Richard Chesser. Here we report the latest news about our music collections and related services: for example, what new material we are acquiring, projects we are involved in, and what related events and associated activities are taking place. Comments and feedback are welcome.

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