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Yamaha to re-launch concert series

Yamaha to re-launch concert series

Musicroom February 2, 2011 0

Yamaha has revealed that its internationally acclaimed piano series is set to continue at Malvern Theatres from Friday February 4th. The manufacturer has revealed that renowned concert artist Artur Pizarro will be performing a

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Researchers claim Chopin ‘suffered from epilepsy’

Researchers claim Chopin ‘suffered from epilepsy’

Musicroom January 26, 2011 0

Polish pianist Fryderyk Chopin probably suffered from epilepsy over the course of his life, a new study from a group of Spanish researchers has suggested. The composer died in 1849, when he was aged

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Nord debuts new flagship models

Nord debuts new flagship models

Musicroom January 17, 2011 0

Nord Keyboards has announced details pertaining to its brand-new flagship  instrument line which combines the best of piano, organ and synth technology. According to the manufacturer, the Nord Stage 2 represents a new take

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Chamber music is ‘essential for a musician’s development’

Chamber music is ‘essential for a musician’s development’

Musicroom December 31, 2010 0

Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes has revealed that he believes that performing chamber music is essential to a musician’s future development. Speaking in an interview with German broadcaster Deutsche Welle, the musician describes chamber

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Casio debuts three new instruments

Casio debuts three new instruments

Musicroom December 8, 2010 1

Instrument manufacturer Casio has announced its range of new high-grade keyboards, the CTK-6000, CTK-7000 and WK-7500. All three models feature Casio’s new AHL sound chip, which is said to bring a new level of

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Jamie Cullum picks Korg SV-1 for latest compositions

Jamie Cullum picks Korg SV-1 for latest compositions

Musicroom December 8, 2010 0

Jamie Cullum, the British musician responsible for helping introduce young people to jazz music has revealed how the Korg Stage Vintage Piano (SV-1) has become a key instrument of his recently. “The SV-1 is

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Yamaha Scholar triumphs at Paderewski Competition

Yamaha Scholar triumphs at Paderewski Competition

Musicroom November 30, 2010 0

The Yamaha CFX concert grand piano continues to notch up international acclaim and success on the concert platform, most recently at the highly prestigious Pederewski Competition in Poland. By the third stage of this

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Elton John donates his piano to BBC Radio 2

Elton John donates his piano to BBC Radio 2

Musicroom November 26, 2010 0

Sir Elton John has donated one of his favourite Yamaha pianos to BBC Radio 2, with the instrument set to be used in live performances by artists on the station. The Yamaha DC 7

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Ludovico Einaudi gets personal

Ludovico Einaudi gets personal

Musicroom November 24, 2010 Comments Off

World-renowned composer and pianist, Ludovico Einaudi, recently took time out from his hectic UK tour schedule to visit the Music Sales (Musicroom’s parent company) distribution centre in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Ludovico was performing

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Trinity announces reworked Electronic Keyboard syllabus

Trinity announces reworked Electronic Keyboard syllabus

Musicroom November 18, 2010 2

Trinity Guildhall, one of the leading external examinations boards, has announced their new 2011 Electronic Keyboard & Organ syllabus (Initial – Grade 5). The 2011 version sees a host of important changes, including brand

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