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Listening Guides: A Seven Voice Inquiry


There is a recent article in Creative Review titled, “How The Toronto Symphony Orchestra uses graphic design to guide its audiences through its music”. 762 more words

Are you trying to TRAIN me?

Customer calls on the phone. “I’m looking for some classical music.”

That’s great. Honestly I hate classical music but we all spend money on weird things. 339 more words


The Dresden Amen


wOur logo/featured image for this term –
based on an early Augener edition of Mendelssohn’s 48 Songs Without Words for piano –
comes to us 
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Concerts for Babies: Music Without Rules

This week the Ulster Orchestra announced a decision to grant free entry to under 16’s to their season concerts. This decision was shared on social-media site Facebook alongside a post describing one parent’s experience of taking her child to performances: That she’d had complaints her little girl was distracting other audience members.  800 more words

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3 Phenomenal Piano Pieces

Ondine – Ravel

This piece is the first of three in Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit.

It is based on a poem about a water fairy (known as an Ondine) who tries to seduce a mortal man to her underwater kingdom. 643 more words

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Max Richter at the National Concert Hall

Yesterday a good friend whisked me off to the National Concert Hall to experience the music of Max Richter. This German-born composer grew up in England and is possibly best known for the stunning score he composed for… 206 more words