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Verdi's Macbeth

Verdi’s Macbeth with “….masterly music director Edward Gardner.”

Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth (1865 version, with additions from 1847 version) This recording of Verdi’s Macbeth marks the completion of the Peter Moores Foundation’s remarkable Opera in English series, established in 1995 with the aim of making opera available to wider audiences by presenting the highest quality opera performances in English. Here a translation by Jeremy […]


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The sea in music

The Sea in Music

THE SEA IN MUSIC Composers have been inspired by the sea for centuries. For some the stimulus is the sea’s volatility and power to destroy, whilst for others it’s the rhythmic and colouristic opportunities that allow them to paint pictures in sound. These composers take us on journeys both actual and metaphorical, discovering immensity and […]


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Witham Choral Society

Sing Your Heart Out

Essex Life magazine, June issue has 21 things to after you’re 60.  I was asked to do a comment about singing.  The magazine included a paragraph called Sing Your Heart Out.  Here is what I wrote:- Did you know that singing is good for you? Singing produces “feel-good” endorphins – eating chocolate does too, but […]


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The Virtuoso Clarinet – CD review

    “Michael Collins, the first winner of the BBC Young Musician Woodwind Final,  is now an exclusive Chandos artist and recently began a CD series designed to display the extraordinarily wide range of music written for his instrument.     The Virtuoso Clarinet is just what the title suggests and in my opinion the music is […]


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Great Movie Themes

Great Movie Themes from Naxos Film Music Classics This budget-priced CD from Naxos is crammed full of many memorable themes from classics such as Schindler’s List, Gladiator and Chariots of Fire. The music is enthusiastically performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under the composer and conductor, Carl Davis. If you are looking to recreate […]


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