What’s On: Concert Listings 23rd Feb – 1st Mar

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 Monday 23rd February  Khymerikal: Star Songs The Forge, Camden OAE: The Night Shift The George Tavern  Tuesday 24th February Birmingham Contemporary Music Group: The Songbook The Wigmore Hall Ivo Pogorelich Performs Romantic masterpieces  The Royal Festival Hall, The Southbank Centre Wednesday 25th February Tokaido Road: A Journey after Hiroshige Milton Court Theatre, The Barbican  Beethoven: 25 Years of Read More

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John McCabe 1939 – 2015

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It was announced this time last week that composer and pianist John McCabe had sadly died aged 75. McCabe was born in Liverpool on the 21st of April 1939 and he took an interest in music and composing from a young age. In an interview for M Magazine in 2014 he said “There was a lot of music in the house Read More

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The Anatomy Of An Epic Ballad

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Here is the first of our series which will break down the musical make up of certain genres to give you a glimpse of the inner workings of what makes a song so blooming fantastic. BEHOLD – the serenading secrets of Celine Dion and Whitney Houston are laid bare before your very eyes.  #1 – Read More

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Impractical Practice: Music Practice Myths Debunked

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You may have seen our earlier post, the beginning of a series featuring useful and entirely practical advice for any musicians out there who want to learn how to practise better. Well, this post is just the opposite: we’ve sourced all of those dedicated-to-the-point-of-absurdity practice regimes of some of the greatest musicians ever to help Read More

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