Monthly Archives: December 2009

Spotify one Step Closer to Perfection

Spotify is an excellent service, making tons of great (and many more tons of not so great) music instantly available. It’s even better now that I’ve upgraded to Spotify Premium, avoiding commercials and the countless and increasingly irritating messages from … Continue reading

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Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra

Last Sunday, some friends and I went to Usher Hall, a very beautiful venue in Edinburgh, to see Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra. If you are like me, you probably think of Bill Bailey as the guy from Black Books, and possibly a frequent guest on British panel shows on television, but he is actually also a stand up comedian, and, perhaps more relevant in this case, a classically trained musician. Continue reading

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Marjan Mozetich: The Passion of Angels

Late one evening, while very tired, my attention was gradually cought by some unknown music emerging from the radio. The more I listened, the more impressed I became. It was a work for orchestra and two harpists. The music was … Continue reading

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