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An exclusive interview with Ola Gjeilo

An exclusive interview with Ola Gjeilo

PeterHulley February 5, 2013 0

In an exclusive interview with Musicroom, acclaimed Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo (pronounced Yay-Lo) sheds some light on his development as a composer, the art, music and lands which have inspired him, and his own

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Checking out Yamaha’s new THR amps and DTX drums – perfect for Christmas?

Checking out Yamaha’s new THR amps and DTX drums – perfect for Christmas?

PeterHulley October 16, 2012 0

Musicroom’s product information expert Peter Hulley headed down to check out the latest products from Yamaha last week in London. Check out his report below, complete with photo gallery. The day was arranged in

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A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

PeterHulley September 14, 2012 0

I recently bought my first steel string acoustic guitar. At face value, this statement may have less inherent strangeness than it perhaps has as an opener. It becomes more interesting, however, when combined with

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Fleetwood Mac set to reunite

Fleetwood Mac set to reunite

PeterHulley July 13, 2012 0

  Fleetwood Mac have delighted their legion of fans by announcing that the world famous group are to reunite in 2013. The news has been confirmed by singer Stevie Nicks in an interview on

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The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs now available

The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs now available

PeterHulley July 10, 2012 0

Passed down from musty ages when singing was something to partake in rather than to witness, the mystique of English folk songs has enthralled and captivated the lowly and the great, firing the imaginations

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New titles at musicroom

New titles at musicroom

PeterHulley July 4, 2012 0

There’s a constant stream of New Titles coming into musicroom every day, so we thought it would be interesting to showcase the highlights for your perusing pleasure. This week we have everything from a

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Play Guitar chords in any style!

Play Guitar chords in any style!

PeterHulley May 21, 2012 0

All guitarists know the importance of chord knowledge. Most will have started out learning basic chords which will, in turn, have formed the basis of much of their playing as they progressed. Guitarists who

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For Dummies, for musicians, and now for Ukulele

For Dummies, for musicians, and now for Ukulele

PeterHulley May 10, 2012 0

“Hi, I’m Peter, and I’m a dummy.” Cue confusion, bemusement and, maybe, uneasy amusement. Not many people would describe themselves as a “dummy”, yet the “For Dummies” series of books seems to go from

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New Fender Acoustic Folk and Parlour Models

New Fender Acoustic Folk and Parlour Models

PeterHulley May 3, 2012 0

Fender’s Classic Design series of Acoustic Guitars has gained a reputation for providing quality, affordable instruments suitable for a wide range of guitarists, with the “100” range representing a particularly pleasing blend of performance,

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Early Elgar work in print for the first time

Early Elgar work in print for the first time

PeterHulley April 25, 2012 0

Edward Elgar needs little introduction. Standing tall among the greatest composers that the United Kingdom has ever produced, many of his works are long-standing favourites at royal occasions including the coronation of Queen Elizabeth

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