AMusTCL – Topics for Section B

Taken from the past papers (2009 sample, 2010 and 2011 so far), here are a list of the topics which have been covered by previous essay questions in Section B: Stylistic Development – Set Works. Schubert Symphony no 5 in Bb major Relationship to music which came before and after Read more…

Review: Histoire d’Amour

This is the first of two shows I’ll be reviewing from the Edinburgh International Festival. EIF RUN: 15/8-18/8; King’s Theatre; 19:30 [£12-£30] Where and When: King’s Theatre; Thursday 15th August 2013; 7.30pm The Show This show is literally like nothing I have seen before. The stage is set up with a Read more…

Review: The Okavango Macbeth

The second of the university performing groups on my list this season. FRINGE RUN: 12/8-18/8 @ 21:30; Spotlites @ Merchant’s Hall [£9.50/£8.50] Who, Where and When: Edinburgh Studio Opera; Spotlites @ Merchant’s Hall; Wednesday 14th August 2013, 9.30pm The Show This is a new chamber opera (yes, there is such a Read more…

Review: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

A return to the world of musicals inbetween trips top two operas. FRINGE RUN: 13/8-26/8 @ 20:10; Paradise in Augustine’s; [£12.00/£10.00] Who, Where and When: EUSOG; Paradise in Augustine’s; Tuesday 13th August 2013, 8.10pm The Show When the advert says “Tony Award Winning Show”, you should always beware that this can Read more…

Review: Hansel and Gretel

The first opera of the Fringe this year. FRINGE RUN: 12/8-24/8 (not 18th) @ 17:45; Space @ Surgeon’s Hall (53); [£14.00/£11.00/£7.50] Who, Where and When: Opera Holloway; Space @ Surgeon’s Hall; Tuesday 13th August 2013; 5.45pm The Show This production was a new translation of Humperdink’s German opera Hansel und Gretel. I always Read more…

Friday Favourites

  A bumper Friday Favourites this week, as I was off on holiday enjoying the fringe last week. So settle down with a cuppa and enjoy. For my 2013 Fringe reviews, click here.    One Super Strategy for Teaching Piano To Children With Autism, ADHD or Behavioral Problems (Teach Piano Read more…