Do you remember the Blue Peter theme tune? No, neither did I particularly until recently forced to watch Youtube footage of the Last Night at the Proms in order to illustrate my husband’s impassioned talk on why he loathes said Last Night. 2,092 more words
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Last night, two of the most well-known romantic-era composers met in Bristol – well, not exactly.
Brahms and Tchaikovsky are perfect examples of the two forces at work behind music – Brahms representing the clinical force of the brain, using music to resolve patterns and relate solutions; and Tchaikovsky catering to the swell of the heart and the expression of emotion. 455 more words