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Shining a light

Saturday sees the return of an annual music festival, which seems to be in equal measure loved or hated, the Eurovision song contest. Eurovision fans have already been watching the semi-finals on BBC Four, and although I’m not quite as … Continue reading

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“Play me, I’m Yours” – Bringing Music to the streets

Since Monday 22 October, fifteen pianos destined for the scrap heap have been given a new lease of life as part of a community music project and a piece of public art. Revived for the University’s Festival of Ideas, these … Continue reading

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Rain (almost) stopped play: Cambridge and the 1951 Festival of Britain

In a previous post, I wrote a little about the Festival of Britain and the Festival Hall. This follow-on post looks at the musical celebrations for the Festival in Cambridge which took place in late July and early August of … Continue reading

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