NUS Music Library has an excellent collection of CDs. In this article, I’ve highlighted some percussion music for your listening pleasure. Among the easy listening pieces is Ichiyanagi’s Paganini Personal for marimba and piano from Striking a Balance: Contemporary Percussion Music. This is a set of variations on the well-known 24th Caprice by Paganini. Written [...]
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The Foursquare campaign at Music Library was held from 13 Jan to 29 Feb 2012. In order to redeem a small token gift (NUS Libraries stapler), users had to “check in” using the Foursquare application on their smart phones four times during the qualifying period. The contest was open to NUS students and staff only. [...]
Since the beginning of the academic year, the libraries have been playing the closing music performed by the students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. The first piece performed by the Conservatory Orchestra is from Schubert’s first movement of Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, D.485. This is followed by the Nocturne from [...]
Music Library is delighted to present the musical compositions by these students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music: Kittaphan Janbuala, Wu Na and Thatchatham Silsupan. We thank the students for the gifts of their works to the library. We have been very fortunate in receiving the intellectual works of current and former students for [...]
Discover the rich collection of CDs and DVDs at the Music Library! The jewel cases of our CDs and DVDs are now shelved by running numbers, instead of being kept with the discs within the office. This change came about to facilitate browsing. So now, you can check the catalogue for the stack number of the CD or DVD that [...]
The Music Library has been very privileged to receive gifts of CDs and music scores from our teaching staff. Dr Peter Edwards donated scores and CDs by visiting composer Christopher Adler in August 09. Among these are : Ecstatic volutions in a neon haze; Epilogue for a dark day; Mineralia; and Transcontinental. Dr Edwards has also [...]
The Music Library is proud to present the compositions of our very own students, Chen Zhangyi and Emily Koh. These graduating students are accomplished musicians and composers and the Music Library is pleased to hold an exhibition of samples of their works. Singaporean Chen Zhangyi, a final-year composition major at the conservatory, has represented Singapore [...]