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Classical Connections: A wandering voice

The title of course comes from William Wordsworth; he who wandered lonely as a cloud, composed upon Westminster Bridge, wrote poetry about nature and...

Classical Connections: Three’s company

“When shall we three meet again?” is, you may recall, the first line spoken in the Scottish play (for I dare not utter its...

Classical Connections: Stolen melodies

I wonder whether you recall that court case involving the song My Sweet Lord supposedly by George Harrison.  The song came out in 1971...

Classical Connections: Trains of thought

I wonder whether you recall that self-righteous little poem by Frances Cornford entitled, rather insensitively, To a Fat Lady Seen from the Train.  My...

Classical Connections: Black marks on white paper

When you come to think about it, Western music notation is quite amazing because it has served musicians pretty well unchanged for several hundred...

Classical Connections: Looney Tunes

I rather like the story about the child at elementary school who was asked by her teacher which is most useful, the sun or...

Classical Connections: A sense of place

A few days ago with nothing very much in mind, I was aimlessly browsing through different countries with the aid of Google maps and...

Classical Connections: Animal Crackers

A long time ago, when the world seemed a different place and I was very young, my parents used to occasionally give me a...

Classical Connections: The Sound of Silence

The other night, having nothing much to do, I was looking through the orchestral score of Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony – his last one.  He...

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...

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