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Classical Connections: A class apart

Browsing through some music videos the other day, I came across a performance by a violinist of about six years old who was described...

Classical Connections: Great Danes

If you are over a certain age, you may recall a recording that was released in the 1950s and remained popular for many years...

Classical Connections: Boys Don’t Cry?

If you’re over a certain age, you may recall a popular French song entitled Les Trois Cloches, made famous by Edith Piaf and Les...

Classical Connections: Intimate voices

There was a time when music was much quieter than it is today.  Before the eleventh century most music consisted of a single unaccompanied...

Classical Connections: Motorola magic

A good many years ago when I was living back in The Cold Country, I decided to buy a new car radio.  I chose...

Classical Connections: One hit wonders

The other day I was reminded about the old joke about a Yorkshire band-master who asks one of the young brass players, “Aye lad,...

Classical Connections: The other Bachs

One of the most common words in the Welsh language is “bach”. It means “small” and it’s sometimes used as a term of endearment....

Classical Connections: You play the what?

A recent concert given by the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra included an unusual work for alpenhorn – an unwieldy thing about eight feet long that...

Delights from a small country

Long ago, when I was a small boy and the world seemed a different place, I used to listen to a science-fiction programme on...

Classical Connections: Turning the clock back

One day, during my time as an impoverished music student in London, I was ferreting through the records in a second-hand music shop and...

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