Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ravi Shankar

Sadly one of the world’s greatest musicians has died. Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar has passed away, aged 92. His recording career lasted from the 1940s to 2012, during which time he probably did more than anyone to popularize Indian … Continue reading

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Dave Brubeck

R.I.P. the legendary jazz musician Dave Brubeck, who died today. He was best known for the 1959 album ‘Time Out’,  the first jazz album to sell a million copies, and ‘Take Five’, the biggest-selling jazz single of all time. After studying … Continue reading

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The Rest is Noise – The Soundtrack to the 20th Century

The ‘Rest is Noise’ festival is an exciting and ambitious year-long exploration of twentieth century classical music. Taking its lead from the Alex Ross book of the same name, the festival will include over 100 events at London’s South Bank … Continue reading

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