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5th November: Getting some sight-reading practice in!

We were pleased to welcome back Levon Chilingirian and the Piatti Quartet to the Purcell School for Chamber Music Academy. As this was the second session, all the groups had already started to get to grips with the notes so they could really focus on playing together and creating the right sound for their piece be it Brahms or Boccherini. 334 more words

The TrebleMaker - Vol.01

Felix Klieser – Horn Player With No Arms

  • Born in 1991 in Göttingen, Germany. He started playing the French Horn at the age of four.
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Students Corner

Haydn Complete Harpsichord Concertos Koopman, HQ MP3, 432Hz

Read and Download Libretto: https://www.scribd.com/document/331876479/Haydn-Complete-Harpsichord-Concertos-Koopman

“Ton Koopman’s admirable Philips Duo set covers the 14 concertante Haydn keyboard works listed in the Hoboken catalogue now thought to be authentic. 655 more words


Haydn: The Father of the Symphony

This week’s musical treat comes courtesy of the output of one of the masters of the Classical period, Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). Following a musical upbringing, Haydn successfully auditioned to become a chorister at St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, learning school subjects alongside music theory, composition and training in the violin, voice and keyboard. 279 more words

18th Century

The communion of saints, old friends, and Christ the King

Last week we sang the Adoramus Te, written by former Director of Music Keith Noake, father of the choir’s very own and much-loved Jenny and Rosie. 418 more words