Monthly Archives: February 2011

Catherine Black: An Electric Dialectic with an Eclectic Cellist

NOTE: This is an extended version of an interview originally published in the March issue of Viva Lewes magazine. When asked if I would interview a woman for the upcoming Viva Lewes issue the first person I thought of was … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 talks about publishing a bestseller in the digital era.

[audio:http://www.lewesclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Radio4-Today-Show_17Feb2011-Publishing-a-Bestseller.mp3|titles=Radio4-Today Show_17Feb2011-Publishing a Bestseller] As an adjunct to the Spotify article below––it’s only 5 minutes so have a listen.  It’s pretty easy to see how this relates to the issue of music publishing in this day and age and what … Continue reading

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Spotify, O Spotify! Wilt Thou Now Grow and Flourish?

I am a musician.  I am a Spotify user. As a musician who has made my living from performing and recording music this presents an interesting dilemma. Spotify is a Swedish-based internet music streaming service that started in 2008, for … Continue reading

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The Corelli Ensemble with Nathaniel Anderson-Frank

The Corelli Ensemble played to a packed house Sunday at St. Pancras church in Lewes and really delivered the goods. Opening with Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, one of the staples of this ensemble’s repertoire, the mood was immediately joyous.  … Continue reading

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We’re coming, we’re coming….

…our brave little band On the right side of temperance We do take our stand We don’t use tobacco because we do think…. That the people who use it are likely to drink.[audio:http://www.lewesclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/02-Rum-by-Gum-Live_1961.mp3|titles=Rum by Gum (Live_1961)|artists=Chad Mitchell Trio] Me, the … Continue reading

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