Local man - and idiot held in the lowest esteem by all who know him - Martin Shuttlecock, today divulged what he considers to be the key to a successful sex life for men who really want to please the lady in their life - as opposed to just knocking o...
A gift to the senses to be enjoyed by all? Or the elitist, stuffy domain of people with beards and dinner jackets?
With so much history and so many players involved, traversing the auditory minefield that is Classical music can be daunting to the seasoned veteran, let alone the humble beginner!
Well not any more! Not with our handy 10 point 'Beginner's Guide'.
(65) Beethoven - Symphony No 4
Mahler - Symphony No1
(66) Wagner - Parsifal, Prelude (Act 1)
R. Strauss - Four Last Songs
Schoenberg - Five Pieces for Orchestra
Webern - Six Pieces for Orchestra
Berg - Three Pieces for Orchestra
Karita Mattila soprano
Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle
Pierre Noxious writes:
There was no getting out of this, was there? Sir Simon and the Be...
Berg - Violin Concerto
Beethoven - Symphony No 9, "Choral."
Gil Shaham violin
Helena Juntunen soprano
Charlotte Hellekant mezzo-soprano
Eric Cutler tenor
Neal Davies bass
BBC Symphony Chorus
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä
Pierre Noxious writes:
Took myself and a couple of mates up to the Albert Hall on Saturday - Pete and Tig said they'd never heard the Berg so I said I'd trea...
Your article about pantomimes brought back memories of when I was at art school and we wrote and performed in our own pseudo-pantomime called 'Aladdin & The Forty Critics: A History of Art Enslaved by Heterosexual Culture: This Is Not a Pantomime'.
Well, the last part of the title is obviously a reference to Rene Magritte's seminal 'Ceci n'est pas une pipe'. Ronnie Kitaj and I ha...
Arthur Bowdinsky, Director of Classical Studies at Clavichord University released his findings on Tuesday regarding the structure of music as language, turning the world upside down.
Bowdinsky discovered that if a person concentrates on a specific formula they will cease to hear the music, and the sound is replaced by conversation. His discovery proves that the mathematical quality of music al...
Great news for classical music fans; following posthumous releases by other artists, a new recording of an unknown Beethoven work has hit music shops today.
The company behind the release say it has been compiled from old records of music written...
Ludwig van Beethoven (?-1847) who was possibly one of the greatest composers of slow boring music with occasional meaningless moments may not have slowly gone deaf as has always been thought.
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