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Showing posts from September 2018
  • Posted on 27 September 2018

      The problem underlying all the articles in this series on Words and Music is this:  music needs words more than words need music.  Why is this a problem?  Well, most of the time it isn’t.  Composers have their ways of finding or creating the words for their music, and it’s up to the listener […]

  • Posted on 24 September 2018

    This blog describes a short film carried out in a collaborative project between Roger Marsh, Carmen Troncoso and Lynette Quek With thanks to Patrick Wildgust and Chris Pearson, from Shandy Hall. You may have visited or heard about ‘Shandy Hall’…  in the village of Coxwold on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors? Well, I […]

  • Posted on 12 September 2018

    The Proms; a gleaming jewel in the crown of the BBC, and indeed the classical music culture of the UK and worldwide. An institution that deserves sincere respect, and deep, reverent admiration.   It was, then, with some surprise that I was asked at the start of this year’s season to create a one-hour radiophonic […]