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A Musical Joke…

Ben came into the house with a new harmonica. ‘Grandpa, do you mind if I play this in here?’ ‘Of course not, Ben. I love music. In fact, when your Grandma and I were young, music saved my life.’ ‘What … Continue reading

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A Merry Xmas To All And Peace On Earth…

Trumpeter Brendan Ball and organist Ian Tracey perform Silent Night as part of their Christmas Singalong Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 19 December, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Film by Mark McNulty Brendan Ball is sponsored by LIVERPOOL ORGANIC BREWERY

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Beware The Wrath Of The Church Organist – Revenge Is Sweet!

An Hilarious Article In The Telegraph… They are the stalwart pillars of the community whose week-in, week-out dedication has kept the country’s choral traditions alive for generations. Beware the wrath of the church organist – musical revenge is sweet A … Continue reading

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Grand Celebrity Trumpet and Organ Gala – Tine Thing Helseth and Ian Tracey 28/6/2014

I spent an all too rare evening as a member of the audience last night. Especially as it was a trumpet concert. I would normally be attending concerts as performer these days. What an evening it was, too! Tine Thing … Continue reading

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Peace To All This Christmas… Stille Nacht

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra trumpet player Brendan Ball and organist Ian Tracey perform Silent Night as part of ‘Ian & Brendan’s Christmas Singalong’ Lunchtime Concert, Thursday 19 December, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Film by Mark McNulty Brendan Ball is sponsored by … Continue reading

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Ian & Brendan’s Xmas Singalong

Ian Tracey and myself played our Christmas trumpet and organ ‘Singalong’ today at lunchtime, in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. It was a good event and the audience of several hundred had a great time. Finding a programme of an hour’s music … Continue reading

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The Xmas Season is Here!

Here is the great trumpeter Maurice Andre playing Gloria in Excelsis Deo with the organist Jane Parker Smith. This will get everyone in the festive mood… Angels We Have Heard On High

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Brendan’s latest Solo Performances!

The regular trumpet and organ duo, of Ian Tracey & myself will be displaying our wares next, on  Thursday 19th December! This will be a 1pm lunchtime concert in the wonderful Art Deco surroundings of the main concert room of … Continue reading

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RLPO In Hanley…

It has been a while since I’ve posted anything about the orchestra on here, so here goes… The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have a large body of work based at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Throughout the year, we promote a network … Continue reading

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The Great Timofei Dokshitzer

I got this from French trumpeter and archivist Michel Laplace. He has some extraordinary videos etc. Here is one of the great Russian Trumpet Virtuoso Timofei Dokshitzer, playing Ave Maria – The Bach/Gounod version…

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