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  1. Microtonal piano sounds: a 1930s audio recording and a unique score of Ivan Wyschnegradsky’s Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra in Rare Music

    Percy Grainger’s interest in microtones—notes closer together than the semi- (or half-) tone that is standard in western “classical” music—is well known. In order to realise …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/06/23/microtonal-piano-sounds-a-1930s-audio-recording-and-a-unique-score-of-ivan-wyschnegradskys-ainsi-parlait-zarathoustra-in-rare-music

  2. Beaming a parable to European Renaissance art classes

    Of the many classes utilising the Print Collection during semester one, European Renaissance Art receive the gold star for the most visits and for some very …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/06/20/beaming-a-parable-to-european-renaissance-art-classes

  3. Frozen voices from the past: Captain Horatio Austin’s Log of the HMS Resolute and the first traces of the lost Arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin

    Generously supported by donations to the University of Melbourne’s Annual Appeal, access to hidden treasures in the Rare Books Collection is being enhanced using digital technologies… Situation of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/05/29/frozen-voices-from-the-past-captain-horatio-austins-log-of-the-hms-resolute-and-the-first-traces-of-the-lost-arctic-expedition-of-sir-john-franklin

  4. Plotting a course for object-based learning with exhibitions

    Object-based learning classes where students engage directly with cultural materials may take many varied formats either in a class room, a collection store or an exhibition …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/05/09/plotting-a-course-for-object-based-learning-with-exhibitions

  5. “Something with a cow in it”: Dairying in Victoria’s Western District celebrated in a 1907 comic opera.

    In 1914, when playwright Louis Esson exhorted his fellow playwrights to write “authentic” Australian plays, he used the throwaway line “something with a cow in it” …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/05/01/something-with-a-cow-in-it-dairying-in-victorias-western-district-celebrated-in-a-1907-comic-opera

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