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06/24/2017 at 10:45. Facebook
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"Why did the date of Benjamin Britten's death - 4th December 1976 - touch such a chord in me?"
"Why did the date of Benjamin Britten's death 4th December 1976 touch such a chord in me"

Arvo Pärt's Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten (in binaural sound)

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AROOGAH! AROOGAH!
This is your 'Napalm Death on Radio 3' klaxon!
AROOGAH AROOGAH
This is your Napalm Death on Radio 3 klaxon

They are helping to describe a teaspoon in music

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yesterday at 19:02. Facebook
"Ae weet forenicht i’ the yow-trummle
I saw yon antrin thing..."
Ae weet forenicht i the yowtrummle   
I saw yon antrin thing

Jackie Kay on the poet Hugh MacDiarmid

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yesterday at 18:33. Facebook
"But once in awhile, like today, I meditate on it and realize how lucky I am to share my life with the greatest woman I ever met."
But once in awhile like today I meditate on it and realize

6 of the most heartwarming letters written by musicians

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yesterday at 17:36. Facebook
"Pulcinella was my discovery of the past, the epiphany through which the whole of my late work became possible."
Pulcinella was my discovery of the past the epiphany through which the

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales perform Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite

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yesterday at 16:08. Facebook
83 different orchestras, ensembles & choirs are limbering up for the 2017 #BBCProms
We reveal them all tomorrow!
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yesterday at 14:19. Facebook
"I think it's very nice to hear a distinct, strong dialect."
#OnThisDay in 1968 John Betjeman appeared on Radio 4 examining vanished worlds with recordings made by the people who inhabited them in Scenes That Are Brightest. Includes the tale of Johnny White the drunken Cumberland miller.
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yesterday at 13:50. Facebook
"Where words fail, music speaks."
Where words fail music speaks

How music can support mental health

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yesterday at 13:30. Facebook
Illustrating his musical journey from enthusiastic youngster to elder statesman.
Illustrating his musical journey from enthusiastic youngster to elder statesman

Beethoven's exquisite cello sonatas

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yesterday at 12:42. Facebook
"You don't define electricity you just see the results..."
Marcel Duchamp speaking in 1959, on his theory behind readymades and art.
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yesterday at 11:03. Facebook
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06/22/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
“Lucky Latin Americans could light their cigarettes (or cigars) with matches from books adorned with Churchill's face.”
Lucky Latin Americans could light their cigarettes or cigars with matches from

Chris Bannister on why the Ministry of Information is more than Keep Calm and Carry On

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06/22/2017 at 14:18. Facebook
"We have about 20 minutes of happiness. And then it goes downhill."
"We have about 20 minutes of happiness And then it goes downhill"

Murder, treachery and torture in Verdi's Don Carlo

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06/22/2017 at 10:39. Facebook
"While writing it I had in mind those Crozzoli frescoes with angels sticking out their tongues, and also some solemn-looking Benedictine monks that I saw playing football one day."
While writing it I had in mind those Crozzoli frescoes with angels

A concert of choral music by Stephens, Gabrieli, MacMillan, Messiaen and Poulenc

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06/22/2017 at 07:01. Facebook
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06/22/2017 at 05:32. Facebook
Guaranteed to bring a lump to the throat...
Guaranteed to bring a lump to the throat

Music, prose and poetry dedicated to sweet sadness

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