Chladni Figures (1787)

Wonderful diagrams of nodal lines formed by vibrating plates, found in a late 18th-century work by German physicist and musician Ernst Chladni….more

A Pamphlet on Verdi (1901)

A small pamphlet (in the series “Little journeys to the homes of great musicians”) on the life of the Italian composer Guiseppe Verdi, beginning with a fictionalise…more

Simple Songs: Virginia Woolf and Music

Last year saw the works of Virginia Woolf enter the public domain in many countries around the world. To celebrate Emma Sutton looks at Woolf’s short story ‘A Simpl…more