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Cumbria welcomes classical festival

Cumbria welcomes classical festival

Musicroom September 13, 2010 0

Hundreds of music lovers in Cumbria have enjoyed the region’s first urban classical music festival. The event, which took place in Workington, featured music from the movies and the last night of the Proms.

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This year’s British Composer Awards are now open!

This year’s British Composer Awards are now open!

Musicroom September 5, 2010 0

BASCA is delighted to announce a student competition which will run alongside the 2010 British Composer Awards. Budding UK composers are invited to submit their work to the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors

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Ode to a Ford

Ode to a Ford

Musicroom August 10, 2010 0

When car manufacturer Ford announced that it would be “focusing on the music” to promote its best-selling Focus hatchback, not many people would have been able to guess what exactly the car giant had

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YouTube Symphony Orchestra

YouTube Symphony Orchestra

Musicroom August 6, 2010 0

The modern media age has allowed for a number of technical innovations to take place within the music industry. Indeed, the internet, in particular, serves as the perfect meeting place for musicians and music

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A Symphony for Yorkshire

A Symphony for Yorkshire

Musicroom July 28, 2010 0

Musicians from all around Yorkshire have joined together to create an ambitious music project which has taken five months to produce along with a lot of hard work and dedication. Over 200 talented artists,

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Robots show off musical skills

Robots show off musical skills

Musicroom July 16, 2010 0

Although it is unlikely that this robot, built by Japanese car maker Toyota, will be showing up at the Royal Albert Hall anytime soon, it is an interesting insight into what could be the

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Welsh Proms now in 25th year

Welsh Proms now in 25th year

Musicroom July 12, 2010 0

Classical music fans in Wales are preparing to be dazzled and amazed as the Welsh Proms celebrates its landmark 25 year Anniversary later this month (July 17th). Visitors to the event will be able

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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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How Violins are made – Video

How Violins are made – Video

Musicroom July 2, 2010 0

A short video showing how traditional Violins are are made, covering the manufacturing process from start to finish with another video showing how Electric Violins are are made

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