Category Archives: Bach

Three tributes to John Clarke

From Michael Leunig at The Age: From the ABC: Remembering John Clarke   From North Palmerston City Council – After an off-night at N Palmerston, John Cleese named the city “the suicide capital of New Zealand”.  John Clarke, who was … Continue reading

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Little Unsaid

From Highgate Cemetery:  

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Birdland – Kerinne Jenkins

Birdland Films was created by Kerinne Jenkins in 2017, as a home for her own work across a number of platforms, but more importantly as a starting point. To establish a place where other like minded filmmakers, creatives and artists … Continue reading

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Birdland – Patti Smith

Horses is the debut album by American musician Patti Smith, released in 1975 on Arista Records. The record was a key factor and major influence on the New York punk rock scene. At the time she recorded Horses, Patti Smith … Continue reading

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Joe Boyd on Unhalfbricking

Joe Boyd talks about the transition of Fairport Convention from a band playing American pop to a band playing English folk music like it had never been played before: And a song from the album, A Sailor’s Life:  

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Year 9 Report

Last years’ statistics for this blog are now uploaded to Onedrive. The link to each post is preserved in the spreadsheet, so it makes a convenient index to what has been posted over the year, and what people are looking … Continue reading

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ACO, Pekka Kuusisto, Sam Amidon, Pentangle and Wedding Dress

Murder and Redemption, the current ACO concert series, led by guest musical director Pekka Kuusisto and folk musician Sam Amidon, combines American and British folk songs with the works of Janáček and John Adams. Here Pekka Kuusisto talks of performing the … Continue reading

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