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Blog posts by year and month August 2012

Posts (11)

  1. Every day on In Tune next week, you can hear famous writers discussing Grimms' Fairy Tales. Hannah Sander produced the series and here she describes how it came about ... It seemed a simple idea. Take five of the country's leading writers, put them in a studio and ask them to read their ver...

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  2. Amy MacDougall and King Creosote The Late Junction team are preparing for their last gig in Edinburgh. Producer Georgia Mann-Smith has been running on shortbread as she holds the fort ... It's Late Junction's last night here at The Edinburgh Fringe and after some late night hill-walking,...

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  3. The experimental panoramic camera Silvia is a colleague who works in the BBC's Audio & Music division. She recently made a personal visit to the Proms, on the night of the Vaughan Williams Prom which featured his Symphonies 3, 4 and 5 . This coincided with the installation of a panoramic cam...

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  4. Kris Drever and his trio members Eamonn Coyne and Megan Henderson Radio 3 producer Georgia Mann-Smith is with the Late Junction team in Edinburgh. It's raining, but as Georgia explains, that's the least of the challenges when radio, TV and interactive production teams are all at it full tilt...

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  5. (Above and below) Musicircus performers at the London Coliseum American composer John Cage's Musicircus, a musical happening first realised in 1967 'for any number of musicians, being prepared to perform in the same place', is rooted in his idea that 'many musics may be heard at one and the ...

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  6. Last week I received an email from Matthew Herbert asking if I could help him with a composition he was planning for BBC Prom 44. Matthew has worked with the London Sinfonietta before and he was asked to create a live remix of the prom. The performers of Ligeti's Poème Symphonique, relaxing ...

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  7. Bolt-Gurrelieder Earlier this week, Phil Hall reported on the BBC Proms performance of Schoenberg's Gurrelieder from the orchestra's perspective. Now BBC Symphony Chorus soprano Carole Cameron gives the view from the choir seats ... Well clearly this is the only gig in town tonight! The ...

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  8. Richard Hawley and Joe Duddell rehearse with the BBC Philharmonic. Photo: Simon Pantling. General manager Richard Wigley introduces the next BBC Philharmonic Presents event The original thought behind the first festival came to me during a run along the Bridgewater Canal; was it possib...

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  9. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall says, if you've never heard the Gurrelieder, a treat awaits you on the iPlayer … If there is one piece of music to rival the huge scale of the Olympic Closing Ceremony, then it has to be Schoenberg's epic cantata on Danish legends, Gur...

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  10. The view from the Chorus - rehearsing in Colston Hall Jon Parker is a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus. He wrote this post during rehearsals for Prom 23, which you can listen to online for the next four days. On Sunday he and the Chorus will be performing Schoenberg's extraordinary Gurrelie...

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