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  1. Coda: Laura's last blog

    The last in Laura Sinnerton's series of posts for the BBC Wales blog.

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  2. A new generation of composers for Wales

    BBC NOW will be working with eight composers in special workshops, as part of their Composition: Wales project

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  3. Wales, a country of festivals

    There are many Welsh celebrations, both ancient and modern, which are woven into the delicate fabric of the Welsh social structure.

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  4. Delving into the music of composer Thierry Escaich

    This Wednesday evening (28 January) will see BBC NOW present a BBC Hoddinott Hall Composer Portrait, on this occasion focusing on the music of the French composer, organist and improviser, Thierry Escaich.

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  5. Bringing fresh music to Cardiff Bay

    Dark and murky as it is, I do love January. A new diary with blank pages waiting for exciting things to be put in, a fresh resolve to try new things/eat better/exercise more - a new year, filled with such potential, even in the bleakest days of winter, to me has a real forward looking freshness.

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  6. A Child’s Christmas in Wales

    Blog on Dylan Thomas' epic bit of writing about Christmas - A Child's Christmas in Wales' analysing its appeal and its longevity.

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  7. Christmas with BBC NOW

    This Christmas, we at the BBC National Orchestra of Wales are offering audiences in Cardiff, Swansea and Haverfordwest the perfect antidote to the Yuletide onslaught, with festive concerts suitable for friends and family alike.

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  8. Director Bram Ttwheam describes directing 'The Hunchback in the Park', a unique short animation of Dylan Thomas's poem performed by Michael Sheen and produced for the centenary year of the poet's birth.

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  9. What would have happened to Britain's art treasures if the Nazis had invaded during World War Two? The threat from U-Boats meant that works of arts could not be shipped elsewhere. The solution was found in the disused slate mine of Manod just outside Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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  10. In Bringing Art to Wales: The Davies Sisters we set out on a quest. The Davies sisters of Llandinam in mid Wales have always seemed enigmatic. So rich, so shy, so reticent. We wanted to know them better, to tell their intriguing story, to describe the influences that drove them.

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