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A centenary guide to the music of Lutosławski: 6 key works

A centenary guide to the music of Lutosławski: 6 key works

GregJohnson April 26, 2013 0

This year marks the centenary of Witold Lutosławski. One the most important composers of the twentieth century, Lutosławski gained widespread international recognition in the 50s and 60s for his fresh, tonal and highly individual style

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Nominations for Ivor Novello Awards 2013 announced

Nominations for Ivor Novello Awards 2013 announced

GregJohnson April 17, 2013 0

The nominees for the 2013 Ivor Novello Awards have been announced. Now into its 58th year, the Ivors celebrate and recognise the very best in British songwriting and composition. Previous recent winners include Adele,

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WIN: £1000 worth of gear to be won from Focusrite, Novation & KRK

WIN: £1000 worth of gear to be won from Focusrite, Novation & KRK

GregJohnson March 22, 2013 0

Thinking of picking up a new audio interface, synth or set of monitors? Make your order this spring and you can WIN even more gear in Focusrite’s fantastic new Spring competition. Focusrite, Novation and

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The Orchestra app: as seen on TV!

The Orchestra app: as seen on TV!

GregJohnson March 21, 2013 0

Music Sales’ latest, critically acclaimed app, The Orchestra for iPad, has been included in Apple’s new TV commercial for the iOS tablet. The app has also been featured on billboards in New York and

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Interview: Jenny Bae on social media, crowd funding and DIY in classical music

Interview: Jenny Bae on social media, crowd funding and DIY in classical music

GregJohnson March 1, 2013 0

The Musicroom blog’s very own Greg Johnson caught up with world renowned violinist and social media advocate Jenny Bae yesterday to talk about how the opportunities online for classical musicians. Jenny has recently launched

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Learn and earn grades as a band with Rockschool Band Exams

Learn and earn grades as a band with Rockschool Band Exams

GregJohnson February 27, 2013 0

Turn those hours spent with your band in the practice studio with the Rockschool Revised Band Exams. Rockschool, the leading accredited provider of rock and pop exams, have revised their examinations to bring through

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Ludovico Einaudi – In a Time Lapse out now at Musicroom.com!

Ludovico Einaudi – In a Time Lapse out now at Musicroom.com!

GregJohnson February 15, 2013 0

The official solo piano sheet music to Ludovico Einaudi’s In a Time Lapse is out now at Musicroom.com Featuring all 14 tracks from the record-breaking new studio album arranged for solo piano (plus five

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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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Einaudi ‘In a Time Lapse’ sheet music available to pre-order now at Musicroom

Einaudi ‘In a Time Lapse’ sheet music available to pre-order now at Musicroom

GregJohnson February 1, 2013 0

The official piano sheet music to Ludovico Einaudi’s latest album, In a Time Lapse, is now available to pre-order now from Musicroom.com. Recorded in the unique setting of a remote monastery in Verona, the

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Ludovico Einaudi sets new chart record for a classical artist

Ludovico Einaudi sets new chart record for a classical artist

GregJohnson January 28, 2013 0

Ludovico Einaudi has become the first classical artist to sell more digital downloads than physical copies with his new album In A Time Lapse. In its very first week, the album has shattered the

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