Monthly Archives: November 2013

Operation safeway? On your bike, Met Police.

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In a break from my usual wittering about music and stuff, here’s some advice to the Metropolitan Police, after watching them loiter around the junction of Upper Tooting Road and Garratt Lane this morning. 1. If you want to catch … Continue reading

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“Oh I do like to be beside the seaside” sheet music online at last

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One of the reasons I’ll never have a hit record with Non, Je ne regrette rien is because unfortunately, I do have one big regret. Coming home in the car from Potton Hall after the recording session for Studio Series 5, … Continue reading

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A little sensory history of ballet classes

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A piece I wrote to conjure up the musical world of the Royal Academy of Dance when I was new to ballet, back in 1986. Call it a sensory history of a tiny corner of the ballet world of the time. Continue reading

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Études (ballet) – the sources for Riisager’s score

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A commenter who’d read one of my posts about my searches for the Czerny sources for Riisager’s ballet Etudes (see this post, too) asked if I’d ever made a list of those sources. I don’t know why I didn’t do it before … Continue reading

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