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Musical Humour…

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Happy 175th Birthday Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra!

Today, March 12th, is the 175th anniversary of the first concert given by the then Liverpool Philharmonic Society. Catherine Jones has written a splendid tribute in the Liverpool Echo today, detailing the highs and lows of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic … Continue reading

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Andrew Manze And The RLPO…

The RLPO have been working with the renowned international British conductor, Andrew Manze for the last two weeks. Andrew is always eagerly anticipated. His musicianship, scholarship, expertise and wonderful manner with musicians is always an absolute pleasure. What a joy! … Continue reading

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Beethoven and Mozart can boost pupils’ concentration!

This announcement will not come as anything particularly new to many, but provides yet more evidence to the benefits of including music as a very strong core subject in a child’s education. The research, by London University’s ‘Instutute For Education’, … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody By Queen As A Classical Concert!

Here is an interesting concept! The photo courtesy of classic fm… What if?

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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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Hey Ludwig, there’s an app for you…

  An article reproduced from the New York Times… Hey, Ludwig, There’s an App for You Curtis Institute of Music “I expected maybe 500 people would sign up,” the pianist Jonathan Biss, a teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music, … Continue reading

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Slide Partners! John Suchet & Simon Cowen

Followers of this blog, Classic fm listeners and supporters of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will already know that Classic fm’s popular morning show host, John Suchet, will be joining the RLPO for this year’s Superorchestra event at Liverpool Philharmonic … Continue reading

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The Offstage Trumpeter

One of the various jobs I am asked to perform as an orchestral trumpet player is that of the offstage trumpeter. Usually, the composer wants the effect of a lone trumpet, far away in the distance. It is a task … Continue reading

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