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I don’t doubt that the world of traditional repertory opera will eventually be dragged – probably screaming – into the twentieth century with the rest of us. Of course by then it will be the twenty-first century… Phillip Glass (writing … Continue reading

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Behind The Songs: Different and Fresh Meat

Adding New Songwriting Tricks Over the summer I’ve been making a concerted effort to introduce a new element into my writing. I’ve been fascinated by Philip Glass ever since hearing works like Einstein on the Beach and Music In Similar … Continue reading

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Day 174: A Good Report And Greetings From The Edge

Tell yourself, every time you play, that the world will not end and people will not hate you just because you make a mistake… Today I was writing reports for pupils. (yay teaching!) I wrote the above in a report … Continue reading

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Day 55: We Have A Winner!

Yes – it’s official. I’ve won FAWM!!! Not that I came first or anything. As far as I can tell I was the 111th person to cross the finish line and complete the ‘write an album in February’ challenge, by … Continue reading

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