Posthumous Hall of Fame tributeRead the Scotsman story here.
Whittaker apologises for yesterday's formatting error. The link was there - but it didn't look like one!
|'Three Choirs' wine (note choral connection!)|
The Choir of the Year 2012 Grand Final
will be broadcast on:
BBC Radio 3’s The Choir on Sunday on
11 November at 5pm
and will air on
BBC FOUR on 23 November at 7.30pm.
But for now, just follow the fun @LesSirenes on Twitter!
And here's another nice one called The Penny Wedding, by Sir David Wilkie. His preliminary sketch shows the musicians more clearly.
"The RMA Annual Research Students’ Conference will take place at the University of Southampton from 3 to 5 January 2013. We invite postgraduate students to submit proposals in the following categories:FURTHER INFORMATION:
1) Individual papers on any aspect of music research (up to 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of discussion). Presentations can include a live performance element or use recorded electronic music, however, you will be expected to provide instrumentalists and repertoire. Submissions should consist of a title and an abstract of max. 200 words. All abstracts for papers should fully and clearly describe the topic of the presentation and include the following information: background, research questions, aims, summary of content and significance.
2) New works (max. 6 minutes) for an open workshop with members of the ‘Workers Union Ensemble’ (www.workersunionensemble.co.uk)..."
"Current scholarly research and publications in musical theatre studies predominantly fall into three categories: historiography, musicology and applications of postmodern theory. This issue proposes to kick start a discourse in practice-based research."
|Experimenting with invisibility...|
" ... traditional Scot’s comedy – Ne'er the Twain is an hilarious Scot’s comedy by the award winning author, Alan Cochrane. We take you back to a time when Leith had its very own trams and Edinburgh for a Neighbour! It’s October 1919 - do you join St Cuthbert's or Leith Provie when the boundary runs through your house?" Read more on the EPT website here.
1,000,000 People -- 300,000 Books and Articles -- 8,963 Bands and Groups -- 880 Cathedrals and Churches -- 11,793 concerts -- The Pianist in Concert 151,482 performances -- TheatresWhat I am keen to find out is where the information came from, and whether it's ever updated. It's compiled by Frank Greene, and there's a page giving more background - here. Phew! There's an enormous amount of background, aims, objectives - this guy aims to index a phenomenal amount of material - and ultimately to have other people doing it too. So that makes it a wiki of sorts. How has he done what he's done? Well, there's a link with the music library at the University of Toronto. (I've been there - it's a good place.) I'll dig deeper, and let you know!
2 pm, Monday 22nd October. Moving on from print, paper and plastic, this session considers electronic library material.
"The Scots Trad Music Awards nominations process runs from the 1st – 12th October and the public are invited to nominate their chosen four in each of 15 pre-arranged categories. eg Best Album to Best Club, Best Instrumentalist, Best Folk Band, Dance Band and Pipe Band ranging right across the many strands that encompass Scotland’s vibrant traditional music scene. These nominations are then taken to a panel of industry experts who decide the final 4 to go through to the voting process which starts on Monday 29th October."
|Lisbon tram (Canstockphoto)|
Pedro Castanheira is a cinematographer,artist and composer. (My Portuguese is non-existent, I'm afraid.)
CARRIS itself - is a specific complement of the "Lisbon itself" (musical work to be completed in 2013, using only the sounds of the city of Lisbon, which include, of course, the sounds of electric buses and CARRIS) and which the author, musician Pedro Castanheira, used the sounds of the most varied collections of objects MUSEUM OF RAIL.