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Browse our Instagram!Need some more poetry in your life? How about a never-ending poem? . While digitizing audio-recordings from the Terence Winch papers (MS-2017-005), we came across this “Endless” audio cassette tape, containing a continuous loop of a 12 minute long poem. . The tape inside the cassette never engages with the right-hand spool, so it has no beginning or end, cannot be rewound or fast-forwarded, and will keep playing endlessly. #poetry #cassette #audioarchives #terencewinch #ThisIsThePoemThatNeverEnds #ItGoesOnAndOnMyFriendsWe have had the low brass of the @BCMarchingBand practicing outside the library this week. The Screaming Eagles Marching Band is celebrating a centennial in 2019, and when we see them getting ready, we know it’s almost time for classes #BandCamp #BCMarchingBand #ScreamingEagles #100YearsPrinter’s mark from Crosby Lockwood and Co, 1879. Lead the way with that torch. #CapioLumen #LibrariesOfInstagram #PrintersMarkIt’s #NationalAviationDay, so enjoy some well loved covers featuring early aircraft #LibrariesOfInstagram #GirlsLikeAirplanesToo #PublishersBindings
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Category Archives: Irish Music Archives
During a review of recently-digitized audio in John J. Burns Library’s Joe Lamont Irish Music Recordings, we asked our friend and former BC colleague Séamus Connolly to listen to a fiddle segment on tape reel #6 that Joe Lamont’s tracklist … Continue reading
This is the last in a series of seven blog posts highlighting and summarizing important events in Irish history, and Burns Library resources which aid in further study of the topic. Burns Library holds many Irish history resources and is … Continue reading
For many of us, the political protest, music, and fashion of the 1960s and 1970s are the most recognizable aspects of the countercultural revolution. But the literature of that era can provide a window into that movement’s values, its struggles, … Continue reading
This is the sixth in a series of seven blog posts highlighting and summarizing important events in Irish history and Burns Library resources which aid in further study of the topic. Burns Library holds many Irish history resources and is … Continue reading
This week we feature a guest post by our current Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies, Patrick Lonergan, Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway On 23 April 1916, the British academic Israel Gollancz … Continue reading
This week we feature a guest post from a visiting researcher, Dr. Pádraig Ó Liatháin, Assistant Professor at Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU. Dr. Ó Liatháin has been working extensively with one of our Irish language manuscripts. On page … Continue reading