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Recording Princess Ida in 1924

Sepia photograph mounted on card of an HMV recording session for Princess Ida in 1924 featuring (L-R): J. M. Gordon, Harry Norris, Winifred Lawson, Leo Sheffield, Henry Lytton, Eileen Sharp and Darrell Fancourt.  Photographer not identified.

Princess Ida

My first time in London ♡

Hello beautiful human being,

July 21st, 2015, that’s the date of my first day in London. There are so many people here. Unbelievable.
When the train arrived at Liverpool Street Station, I got the feeling. 402 more words

England

His Master's Voice

Its both a  co-incidence and literally a writing on the wall.

It is what the activists across the country are calling the Central Bureau of Investigation today and actually an engraving on the stone. 413 more words

The Feminist

Life before Google

  • You carried a dictionary and thesaurus in your schoolbag
  • You had pen pals and bought fancy writing paper for your letters
  • You used to hold the AA route planner print-out on your steering wheel as you tried to drive…
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Elgar In the South

Elgar penned a number of “Concert Overtures,” in the mode of Brahms, including, in some order of prominence, the popular Cocakaigne and Froissart; In the South (Alassio) would probably finish third, and hasn’t been recorded often. 338 more words

Music Criticism

Trading & Investment: Grooving to a new beat

Several years ago, the end seemed near for one of Hong Kong’s biggest international music and movie retailers. But a last minute purchase by Hong Kong’s AID Partners Capital gave the struggling brand new life. 1,358 more words

Amchamhk

HMV Oxford Street: Brandon Flowers 'The Desired Effect' Album Signing

On the 22nd of May, I was lucky enough to attend Brandon Flowers ‘The Desired Effect’ album signing.

Members of the Pure HMV loyalty card scheme had the opportunity to redeem their points for VIP access to this event. 358 more words

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