Monthly Archives: July 2011

In Death I Sweetly Sing (2): Instruments at the 6th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (#micmc)

All you readers are of course connoisseurs of string instruments, so you will recognise the allusion. If you don’t, it comes from an inscription on a ancient lute. Google it. It is a lovely thought. In April last, your correspondent … Continue reading

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Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition: A Light Hearted View (#micmc6)

Chamber music competitions. They’re two a penny now, all over North America and Europe. Do they really mean anything? Is there really any point in subjecting relatively young people to the pressures? Well, it seems the answer is yes. We … Continue reading

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