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Music calms the savage b(r)eastRead MoreAugust 21, 2014
A frequent contributor to this blog has sent in this astonishing story which goes to prove an adage...
Music in times of conflictRead MoreAugust 5, 2014
The sad truth of the world, no matter where you live or when, is that conflict happens. Here are some links to music from those times.
iPod pouches to keep your technology warm!Read MoreJuly 29, 2014
Judith WeirRead MoreJuly 22, 2014
The composer, Judith Weir, has been appointed Master of the Queen's Music.
Electronic fabricRead MoreJuly 18, 2014
Here is an interesting project brought to our attention by the magic of Twitter via Angharad McLaren.
Talking to animalsRead MoreJuly 17, 2014
We are all storytellers. As artists and musicians we communicate through our disciplines, and as crafters we tell stories about the materials we use and in so doing give away a little of ourselves in the process. Now, it seems, animals are just like us.
Birdsong and knittingRead MoreJuly 10, 2014
Now I realise that this is late and for that I apologise but it is a fascinating idea that we wanted to share.
The tenors - South African styleRead MoreJune 25, 2014
A kindly reader sent us in a link to some wonderful singers from South Africa.
The Death of KlinghofferRead MoreJune 19, 2014
The New York Metropolitan Opera has cancelled a broadcast of John Adam's opera, Death of Klinghoffer.