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A “Diva” and a “Lass from Lancashire”……both sublime voices

A good many years ago (too many to remember) I was given tickets for a Halle concert at the old Free Trade Hall in Manchester. I was very keen to go as the main work was Neilsons 4th Symphony (The … Continue reading

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Music that transcends……………….

There are certain composers whose music transports you to a different world when you hear it. I have been a long standing admirer of the work of Richard Strauss, from the inevitable Also Sprach Zarathustra ((2001, A Space Odyssey anyone?) … Continue reading

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