Monthly Archives: September 2013

Diana Damrau & RLPO album is top choice on Sinfini!

International Arts commentator Norman Lebrecht is waxing lyrically over the latest release involving the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The album ‘FOREVER’ out on the Erato label displays the lighter side of Diana Damrau, accompanied by The RLPO, conducted by David … Continue reading

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The Best Tomato Harvest For Years!

I don’t know exactly what I have done differently, this year. The tomato harvest has been as good as any I can remember. I have the usual five or so varieties, I use a good tomato feed once a week … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect…

Click Here… Hilarious Marching Band Disaster!

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More Science – Musicians Are Quicker At Correcting Mistakes – Study

News from ‘The Scotsman’ Musicians such as violinist Nicola Benedetti are better able to correct mistakes than those who do not play instruments, according to a new study. Picture: TSPL Musicians such as violinist Nicola Benedetti are better able to … Continue reading

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For The ‘Dexy’s’ Fans…

RLPO horn Tim Nicholson sporting his designer wear Dexy’s Midnight Runners tribute t-shirt!

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So True…

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The Scourge Of All Concert Houses And Theatres?!

Mobiles phone use ‘unacceptable’ at the theatre, says survey on BBC News…   Mobile phone use is a definite no-no for audiences Continue reading the main story Related Stories Actors reveal stage interruptions Checking a mobile phone during a performance … Continue reading

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The World’s First Inflatable Concert Hall…

Japan to open ‘world’s first’ inflatable concert hall 2013-09-25 21:00 Tokyo – A giant purple structure believed to be the world’s first inflatable concert hall is to open on Japan’s disaster-hit northeastern coast, promoters said on Wednesday. British sculptor Anish … Continue reading

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Science news from The Telegraph on hearing loss for brass players…

French horn players are most at risk of hearing loss in an orchestra Aspiring musicians beware – playing the French horn can be bad for your hearing. According to research, playing the French horn can be bad for your hearing Photo: … Continue reading

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Yawn!

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