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Alternative Christmas song competition launched

Alternative Christmas song competition launched

Musicroom November 15, 2010 0

The countdown to the Christmas season is upon us and audio equipment manufacturer Audio-Technica has launched a brand-new themed competition to celebrate. Now is the time of year when the classic Christmas tunes start

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Join Eric Whitacre’s 2011 Virtual Choir

Join Eric Whitacre’s 2011 Virtual Choir

Musicroom November 15, 2010 Comments Off

An American composer and conductor is attempting to break the world record for the largest virtual choir – and he needs your help to do it. Currently the record stands at 900 individuals, but

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Harry Potter composer sings praises of LSO

Harry Potter composer sings praises of LSO

Musicroom November 15, 2010 0

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) has been described as the best in the world to record with by one prominent composer. Music and movies often go hand in hand and, it is fair to

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Helen Grime signs for Chester Music

Helen Grime signs for Chester Music

Musicroom November 12, 2010 Comments Off

Touted as one of the most promising young English composers in the music industry, Helen Grime has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. A quick glance at the prestigious list of

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Richard Rodney Bennett’s new biography launches in style

Richard Rodney Bennett’s new biography launches in style

Musicroom November 11, 2010 0

On the 10th of November Omnibus Press, in partnership with Novello & Co hosted a special evening with Richard Rodney Bennett to celebrate the launch of his authorised biography ‘Richard Rodney Bennett: The Complete

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Youth early music competition opens for applications

Youth early music competition opens for applications

Musicroom November 10, 2010 Comments Off

Young musicians aged between 17 and 35 years have been urged to showcase their talents and apply for a new music competition. Open to ensembles consisting of a minimum of two people, the York

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Einaudi returns to Dublin’s Fair City November 11

Einaudi returns to Dublin’s Fair City November 11

Dublin November 5, 2010 0

Italian composer, Ludovico Einaudi, is making another return to the platform of Dublin’s National Concert Hall. Performing in another atmospheric piano solo setting, the contemporary pianist is expected to play from his critically acclaimed

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Bristol Yamaha piano weekend 20/21 November

Bristol Yamaha piano weekend 20/21 November

Bristol November 4, 2010 Comments Off

If you’re interested in digital pianos or keyboards, then this one’s definitely for you. A major weekend showcase of the very best instruments from the Yamaha range. Special guest presenter Rob Bailey will demonstrate

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Performing live helps Einaudi fulfil ‘musical desires’

Performing live helps Einaudi fulfil ‘musical desires’

Musicroom November 4, 2010 0

Ludovico Einaudi has revealed that he feels performing his music on stage is just as important as creating it. Speaking to Classic FM, the Italian composer has explained that performing live helps to make

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BASCA reveals British Composer Award nominees

BASCA reveals British Composer Award nominees

Musicroom October 28, 2010 0

A new generation of British composers are dominating the nominations for the 2010 British Composer Awards. In total, 12 of the 33 composers up for an accolade are considered to be at the start

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