Monthly Archives: May 2015

Midsummer concert of Grieg, Mozart and Elgar

Dear Music Lover For midsummer on Sunday June 21 at 7.30pm why not recall some of that old romance into your life with Primavera in a concert featuring piano quintets by Elgar and Grieg at the Ballroom in Herstmonceux Castle. … Continue reading

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Chilingirian String Quartet Coaching

We have received the following comment from our blog: I am writing on behalf of the Chilingirian String Quartet to let you know about the Summer Course for Amateur string quartets, ensembles and inviduals which runs from 19-25th July. The … Continue reading

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Half Term

There will be no rehearsal on 25 May 2015 as it is half term and a Bank Holiday!

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The Heart of the Orchestra

This term is going to be good. Sibelius, Mussorgsky, Dvorak, Elgar, and a threat of Wagner’s Mastersingers overture – what’s not to love! I recently made some discoveries: the French for a French Horn is ‘cor’. One notable composer wrote … Continue reading

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An interesting visit

For reasons too complicated to tell here, I recently had need of a new 3rd string for my cello. (Note the avoidance of the alternative name, for those of a more irreverent turn of mind!) Googling for local suppliers brought … Continue reading

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