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All Hands on Deck – including Liszt’s and Rachmaninoff’s. The Paraphrases, and Two Pieces for Piano 6 hands.

It’s New Year’s Eve, 6.50am, and time to write the final post of 2016. Thank you, dear Reader, for sharing this journey through Mussorgsky’s Pictures and other Russian musical curiosities with me. The penultimate work in this series of blogposts … Continue reading

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Music for which you’d climb down the ladder

Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by a piece of music? Something that made you abandon what you were doing to listen, or stay in the car after you’d reached your destination in order to hear the end of … Continue reading

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