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Shostakovich………isn’t he all doom and gloom music, well actually no!

Mention the name Shostakovitch to many music lovers and they will often respond with such phrases as “doom and gloom music” or “soviet bombast” and it has to be admitted that some of his music does contain elements of all … Continue reading

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Another Lithuanian musical star………… Rūta Lipinaitytė and an “unknown composer”

I have just returned from a six day trip to Vilnius in Lithuania and during my visit I paid my usual visit to the Philharmonic Hall (Saturday 9 April 2016), accompanied by my friend, colleague and informal tour guide Renata. … Continue reading

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