Blog posts by year and month November 2012

Posts (62)

  1. A project by Trac, Wales' folk development agency, is reaching out to professional and semi-professional artists from varying backgrounds to reinvigorate the genre.

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  2. Phil Carradice takes a look through history in search of famous Welsh people with the surname Roberts.

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  3. Continuing our autumn/winter foray into the world of contemporary music, we last week presented a concert of seven works by seven composers resident in, or hailing from, Wales.

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  4. It was certainly a cold and frosty start for most of Wales this morning.

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  5. Over the last few months we have had two weeks dedicated to particular groups - firstly, the Camberwell Composers' Collective, and more recently, current Welsh composers.

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  6. Fed up with stereotypes and jokes that made digs at the nation he is proud of, Dan Wood began documenting the real Wales and what makes it unique in a series of candid photographs.

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  7. Phil Carradice writes about the impressive history of the Llangorse crannog in Powys.

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  8. The season ticket booking form, with details of all the concerts and recitals, is now available for the 30th anniversary Cardiff Singer competition in 2013.

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  9. "Sonically everything is business as usual. It's a big, fat, hard rock sounding record."

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  10. There is Supremes-like dancing (although it's mostly top-half moves, more self-effacing than exhibitionist); there are Ronettes-like harmonies (but it's not wall of sound, more a patchwork quilt of twinkles and aceness) and there are melodies you could happily hang your heartbreaks on.

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