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RESP Outreach Intern – January TAGS: | | | | Written by: James Rice, RESP Outreach Intern Going into the new year, January was a particularly important period of my internship that saw me shaping what I hoped to achieve through …Continue reading →

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Sounds of St Cecilia’s TAGS: | | |   Recently I have had the joy of photographing a range of instruments from the collections at St Cecilia’s Hall . Over the last few years, staff at St Cecilia’s …Continue reading →

Queens and female coders TAGS: | | | | Recommended library museum piece to view on International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day. And this year, which just happens to be 100 years since women have had the …Continue reading →

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Conservation Work Placement at St Cecilia’s Hall TAGS: | | In this week’s blog, Alberto Bonza, an apprentice from Italy, describes his time working with conservators from the CRC… I am writing this blog post at the end of my …Continue reading →

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Milestone marked with musical twist TAGS: Musical instruments from the University’s world–class collection heralded the half-way point in St Cecilia’s £6.5million renovation. The musical curiosities were played at a ‘topping out’ ceremony – traditionally held by …Continue reading →

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Recording our instruments TAGS: | | | | Working in a museum of musical instruments we are constantly aware that, for many people, it is the sound of the objects that is important above all else.  Needless to …Continue reading →

St Cecilia’s Hall in the News! TAGS: | | The St Cecilia’s Hall Project is in the news, thanks to our grant of £100,000 from Edinburgh World Heritage! See online story here: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/facelift-for-concert-hall-with-no-equal-in-paris-or-london.119359358

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Default utility Image Archival Provenance Project: a glimpse into the university’s history through some of its oldest manuscripts               My name is Madeleine Reynolds, a fourth year PhD candidate in History of Art....
Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...

Projects

Default utility Image Giving Decorated Paper a Home … Rehousing Books and Paper Bindings In the first post of this two part series, our Collection Care Technician, Robyn Rogers,...
Default utility Image The Book Surgery Part 2: Bringing Everything Together In this blog, Project Conservator Mhairi Boyle her second day of in-situ book conservation training...

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