Blog posts by year and month April 2013

Posts (41)

  1. We've seen the back of the cold and dry easterly winds for a while as our weather is going to come in from the Atlantic over the weekend.

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  2. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the contemporary opera outfit Music Theatre Wales. To celebrate they are reprising an opera that chronicled King George III's descent into madness long before the hit film about him gripped audiences worldwide.

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  3. John Elsworthy might be regarded as the best Welsh footballer never to gain an international cap for his country.

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  4. I'm vibrating with excitement at the prospect of seeing them play sold out halls in New York, Washington and Baltimore. Thousands of Stateside music-lovers celebrating a music forged in the hills where I grew up.

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  5. When Martin Daws was a schoolboy he, like so many other young people, had little interest in the poetry he was taught in school. But, as a lover of musical lyrics and inspired early on by artists like Bowie and Dylan, as well as hip hop and rap, he soon learned that the scope of poetic verse rea...

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  6. Technically, it is exceptionally demanding. The viola part is incredibly tiring; the seemingly endless repeated rhythms that underpin the entire texture of the music require a great level of articulation

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  7. If ever there was a man who promised much but failed to live up to his massive potential it was former Pembrokeshire MP Desmond Donnelly.

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  8. It's mostly about new albums this week. I could dredge up some facetious hyperbole for you, if you like.

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  9. Cardiff's Sherman Cymru theatre is playing host to a 10-day arts festival later this month aimed at families and children, and raving is on the agenda.

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  10. Aled Rhys Jones, from Mold in Flintshire, is one of the shooting directors on Helicopter Rescue.

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