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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi everyone ... Here to pick your brains again! I'm doing a filming project about the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square in London. I need some accompanying classical music. Ideally from London based composer (or English born), relaxing yet pensive and something that captures the atmosphere...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi everyone - first post here! I'm a videographer and i'm shooting some imagery for the British Museum. I need a piece of music that encapsulates the feel of the British Museum ... Any suggestions?
  3. News, Concerts and Events
    . . . but apparently they did https://www.classicfm.com/composers/mozart/london-belgravia-house-bought-in-auction/
  4. Hi-Fi
    Hi all I travel to new York and London quite a bit from Ireland. Any recomendations for either location (Im more interested in high quality headphones and Amp/Dacs) I used to go to J&R before it closed in New York and B&H is ok, im hoping to get to Stereo Exchange and maybe AC Gears this...
  5. Recorded Music and Publications
    I'll be in London for a couple of days in November, and MAYBE I'll have some spare time, MAYBE an entire afternoon (fingers crossed... :)). Any recommendations for a classical record shopping tour? When I had spare time in London I used to to go to HMV in Oxford Street (now closed I believe) and...
  6. Opera
    On a happier note. Time to I would love to see the current production of Falstaff Tickets can't be selling that well despite stellar reviews and a wonderful central performance. There is a promotion Roh.org.uk/Falstaff code no rhsfalstaff Stalls seats reduced from £141 -163 plus a glass...
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    some of the top 10 reputable Philharmonic Orchestras ? Berlin Philharmonic , Viena Philharmonic , London Symphony Orchestra
  8. Opera
    Any Londoners in here? If yes, check out the upcoming premiere of King Roger, one of my beloved contemporary operas: King Roger, a work once almost forgotten, has recently returned to the biggest theatres across the globe. Throughout May 2015, King Roger will rule the stage of London's Royal...
  9. Recorded Music and Publications
    Hey all Im in London is a couple of weeks and id like to find the best placed to get good value good Cds. Ill check out HMV and Kishi has recommended a few outlets below Any general advice for London? Please add any locations for other UK/Irish locations. For Dublin the best place by miles...
  10. Strings
    With the failure of my previous thread asking for outfit recommendations, I've been told to go to real shops and try the violins instead of buying online. I completely agree with the suggestion (I'm just used to online shopping nowadays), so I compiled a list of string specialists in London. I...
  11. Composer Guestbooks
    James Oswald was a Scottish composer and publisher. Oswald was born in Crail, Scotland in 1710, being baptised on March 21, and died in Knebworth, Hertfordshire on January 2, 1769. He worked as a dancing master in Dunfermline until 1736 but, realising that it was poorly paid moved to...
  12. Classical Music Discussion
    Not all of Haydn's symphonies may be "great" symphonies, but at least half of them are. And those that aren't are still very good. Yet whenever it's time for symphony recommendations from our esteemed panel of Haydn aficionados it seems like he wrote nothing but Paris and London. Those are fine...
  13. Orchestral Music
    Over the years that I have been listening to classical music, it has been fascinating to encounter the occasional resurrection of an early version of a work which the composer withdrew and replaced. Two such examples are the 1913 version of Vaughan Williams London Symphony and the 4 movement...
  14. Beginners
    Hi all! Been playing the cello for almost 1/2 year now. Is there anyone in London who is at a similar level or even more advanced, who might want to chill out / play together? Let me know, Lonely Cellist!!!
  15. News, Concerts and Events
    I thought I'd post a summary of my concert year. I'd be interested to read other people's My concert year 2014. January Ilkley: Frith Piano quartet (Suk, Martinu, Dvorak) London: Boris Berezovsky recital. (Debussy, Rachmaninov) Leeds: Cello Suites Natalie Clein (Britten, Bach) Leeds: English...
  16. Recorded Music and Publications
    One of my all time favorite Naxos recordings is the Vivaldi Wind Concerti as done by City of London Sinfonia with Nicholas Kraemer. What are your favorite Naxos recordings?
  17. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Hello Everyone, With the sheer diversity of British music, I am often at a lost why it's not being as promoted, let alone, discussed, as, say, German classical music (or Russian, which I have the strongest affinity for). And with me listening to a number of British symphonies this past week, I...
  18. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi, I am a Spanish student currently working on my final thesis project which will consist on a deep analysis on classical music Tv and Radio programmes in some key cities around the world. I am currently focusing my research on London and New York but it has proved quite hard for me to find...
  19. Classical Music Discussion
    Have you seen this man before? I found this picture on Google, and I remember him from Covent Garden (London, in case you don't know). I missed the chance to buy his CDs when I was listening to him. Does anyone know where you can find this guy's music? I really want to enjoy it! :)
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