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H is for Hommage a S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C. – Debussy

2012: Claude Debussy’s 150th birthday, Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday, and the pomp and patriotism of a Royal Diamond Jubilee. Debussy really scored a hat-trick with his piano Prélude Hommage a S Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C., which has associations with all three. … Continue reading

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Liszt played in Ipswich? Yes – and my two recitals there this week

Liszt’s travels in Britain in 1840-1841 were extensive. He made four visits during that time, including two extensive tours, organised by an impresario, Louis Lavenu. Joining Liszt on the first tour were a motley crew of other musicians and singers, including … Continue reading

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