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For Astronauts And Satellites - 'For Astronauts And Satellites'

When I discovered this band, they were opening a show at The Boileroom. Judging by that set and this seven-tracker, it won’t be long before you’ll spot them playing much higher up the list. 207 more words

Rock

In the Bleak Midwinter

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1) The Almanac. Click on the month you want in the side-bar, then the specific date. The blog will tell you what happened in hymn history on that day. 748 more words

Christmas Carol

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ZOFORBIT

by Maggie Stapleton

ZOFO (shorthand for 20-finger orchestra… ZO=20 and FO=finger orchestra), is a fresh chamber ensemble with a vision to embrace exciting classics like Stravinsky’s… 514 more words

On Demand Clips

Bell's Planet Series Of Beer Inspired By Classical Music, Astrology

By George Fox
@georgejfox

Uranus beer is either going to be a smash hit or a complete failure. There’s some novelty there for completely immature people like me. 421 more words

Features

Carmina Burana and The Planets

Musical performances in Qatar are few and far between, so we tend to grab a hold of anything that comes passing through. This time it was the turn of Qatar’s Philharmonic Orchestra. 446 more words

Qatar

Holst

Holst’s The Planets is one of those belovèd musical pieces that has earned itself a solid place in the canon—from the stirring “Mars” to the sublime “Jupiter”, and not forgetting the gentle “Venus” and subtle, ætherial “Neptune”. 432 more words