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‘The Most Incredible Thing’ Is The Composers!

‘The Most Incredible Thing’ Is The Composers!

GregJohnson July 9, 2010 0

The Pet Shop Boys have revealed that they plan to write the score for a ballet. The most successful duo in UK music history, the Pet Shop Boys, have revealed that they will be

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BBC Proms 2010

BBC Proms 2010

Musicroom July 9, 2010 0

The wait for the arrival of this year’s BBC Proms is almost over, with the 115-year-old musical exhibition promising to excite fans worldwide. Kicking off later this month (Friday 16th July) and with over

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Gustav Mahler’s 150th Birthday Anniversary

Gustav Mahler’s 150th Birthday Anniversary

GregJohnson July 7, 2010 0

Gustav Mahler’s work needs to be seen to be truly appreciated, according to a leading German conductor. Today (July 7th) would be legendary composer Gustav Mahler’s 150th birthday, and what better way to celebrate

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TV themes are hit UK music export

TV themes are hit UK music export

Musicroom July 7, 2010 0

Theme tunes from shows like The Weakest Link and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? have been among the UK's most lucrative musical exports over the last decade

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Whitacre Conducts Whitacre: Light and Gold

Whitacre Conducts Whitacre: Light and Gold

GregJohnson July 6, 2010 0

On August 2 Eric Whitacre will be conducting a selection of his pieces at London's Union Chapel in anticipation of the launch of his new album, 'Light & Gold'

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Lottery grant comes to the aid of Royal Festival Hall organ

Lottery grant comes to the aid of Royal Festival Hall organ

Musicroom July 2, 2010 0

The Royal Festival Hall has been awarded a lottery grant to help complete restoration work on its centrepiece Harrison and Harrison-built organ

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Andre Rieu to broadcast concert to UK cinemas

Andre Rieu to broadcast concert to UK cinemas

GregJohnson July 1, 2010 0

News has emerged that Andre Rieus’s latest concert, which takes place on 20th July, will be broadcast via satellite to cinemas in 27 separate countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark,

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The Elgar £20 note no longer legal tender

The Elgar £20 note no longer legal tender

Chris July 1, 2010 0

Twenty pound notes featuring Sir Edward Elgar are no longer legal tender, as of today. All notes will need to be exchanged at the bank for the (already in circulation) version featuring Adam Smith, the 18th century economist.

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Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Chris July 1, 2010 0

Kaija Saariaho, a Finnish composer, has been awarded the celebrated Danish Leonie Sonning Music Prize. Kaija Saariaho has become only the second female composer to be presented with the Leonie Sonning Music Prize. The

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Rock Choir to break record with first album

Rock Choir to break record with first album

Musicroom June 30, 2010 0

A UK choir will enter the record books as the largest music act to release an album when its debut record hits the shelves next month

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