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Violin made from Japanese tsunami driftwood goes on tour

Violin made from Japanese tsunami driftwood goes on tour

GregJohnson March 2, 2012 0

A violin that has been partially made using driftwood from last year’s devastating Japanese tsunami is going on a world tour. It will be played by 1,000 musicians in a ‘musical relay’. Marking the

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The Blackstar demo show is coming to musicroom Stratford

The Blackstar demo show is coming to musicroom Stratford

GregJohnson March 1, 2012 0

Blackstar are coming to musicroom Stratford! On Saturday 7th April, our Stratford store will be hosting an in-store event with one of Blackstar’s expert demonstrators, who will be taking their products through their paces,

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Opera ‘reimaging’ at Royal Opera House gets boos and walkouts

Opera ‘reimaging’ at Royal Opera House gets boos and walkouts

GregJohnson March 1, 2012 0

If an opera had been met with walkouts during the interval and boos at the finale, it might be pulled from the spring/summer programme, but the Royal Opera House (ROH) has been honest about

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Atlantic Records donate £26m to Oxford University

Atlantic Records donate £26m to Oxford University

GregJohnson March 1, 2012 0

US label Atlantic Records has donated £26 million to Oxford University. The donation was made by Mica Ertegun, the widow of the founder of the label, Ahmet Ertegun, and it will be used to

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School Children take part in Olympic songwriting

School Children take part in Olympic songwriting

GregJohnson February 29, 2012 0

Children from Cambridge and London are showing their creativity by taking part in a marathon songwriting project, with the forthcoming Olympics being the central theme. Budding songwriters from 26 schools will be involved in

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Radiohead debut two tracks in Miami to kick off their 2012 world tour

Radiohead debut two tracks in Miami to kick off their 2012 world tour

GregJohnson February 28, 2012 0

Radiohead have debuted two brand new tracks on the first night of their latest world tour in Miami. The first, Identikit, bears some clear parentage to King of Limbs but with a more melodic,

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Call for schools to provide improved cultural education

Call for schools to provide improved cultural education

GregJohnson February 28, 2012 0

Schoolchildren from all walks of life will be given the chance to take part in “high culture” – that was the government’s response following a review into how the arts are often closed off

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Birmingham Opera Company and John Peel’s archives to take part in digital arts project

Birmingham Opera Company and John Peel’s archives to take part in digital arts project

GregJohnson February 28, 2012 0

Birmingham Opera Company has become one of 53 organisations, musicians and artists commissioned to take part in The Space, a new experimental digital arts platform in the UK. It will give a multimedia live

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Clearance sale on Ibanez TBX15R at musicroom Hatfield Galleria

Clearance sale on Ibanez TBX15R at musicroom Hatfield Galleria

GregJohnson February 28, 2012 0

Musicroom Hatfield Galleria is slashing prices on their line of Ibanez TBX15R guitar amps. Cheaper than anywhere instore or online, at only £69 they’re bound to go fast! The Ibanez TBX15R has all the

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The Roland V-Piano has landed at musicroom Galleria Hatfield

The Roland V-Piano has landed at musicroom Galleria Hatfield

GregJohnson February 27, 2012 0

Musicroom Galleria are proud to announce that the Roland V-Piano is now in stock at their Hatfield store. Not impeded by the restrictions of digital sampling, this revolutionary piano allows the player to choose

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