Alison Balsom

Alison Balsom

Streaming Video - 2016
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The British Library collection over one hundred and fifty million items&́#x80;”everything from medieval chronicles to live jazz recordings, the Bronte&́#x80;™s manuscripts to Beethoven&́#x80;™s tuning fork. Now six of its greatest Treasures will be explored by the acclaimed trumpet soloist Alison Balsom. Alison has chosen six aspects of her life and work to explore&́#x80;”everything from the music that drives her life and career to the complete escape of a favorite sport or beloved author. Now, working and guided by the British Library&́#x80;™s expert curators, she will discover wondrous items that tap into each theme and passion. The Treasures Alison encounters are surprising and engaging&́#x80;”charts made for Tudor royalty, to help them protect the country from invasion, the actual ink of Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Hardy and the surprising inventions of Alison&́#x80;™s own ancestor.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, DCD Rights Limited,, [2016]
New York, N.Y. :, Distributed by Infobase,, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (43 min., 46 sec)) :,sound, color
video file, rda


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