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Penderecki : a virtual celebration

Here at MusiCB3, we were saddened to hear of the death last weekend of composer, Krzysztof Penderecki. Born in 1933, Penderecki grew up in DÄ™bica in Southern Poland. After studying in Krakow, at the Jagiellonian University and the Academy of … Continue reading

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To celebrate, to commemorate: Stephen Cleobury

We were shocked and saddened, here at MusiCB3, to hear of the death of Sir Stephen Cleobury, former Director of Music of King’s College, Cambridge, at the weekend. Stephen had been at King’s for 37 years before his retirement in … Continue reading

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Farewell to 2017

The festivities have come and gone, and it’s a brand new year. Susi will be blogging later this month about all the exciting musical things we have to look forward to in 2018 including, I suspect, a few MusiCB3 teasers; … Continue reading

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To celebrate, to commemorate: 2016

Here we are with our annual recap to commemorate a selection of relevant musicians who passed away in 2016, and some listening suggestions to remember them by. 2016 has been a sad year, marked by the loss of important figures … Continue reading

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To celebrate, to commemorate: Chris Hogwood (1941 – 2014)

We were all deeply saddened to learn of the untimely death of Chris Hogwood last month. His was a delightful presence when he visited the UL Music Department and he is much missed. Others have eloquently expressed his seminal role … Continue reading

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