Learning to Be a Composer

Learning to Be a Composer

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Carols from King’s

Carols from King’s

A British musical tradition broadcast to the world Did you watch or listen to Carols from King’s this year? If so, you are one of many millions of people around the world who have been tuning in for nearly a century to what has become a Christmas tradition and...
On the trail of William Baines

On the trail of William Baines

A young composer’s life cut short Walking up the hill from the Calder & Hebble Navigation in West Yorkshire I arrived at the pretty town of Horbury. Once a thriving woollen town and railway waggon building centre on the fringes of the Yorkshire coalfields. Several...
A tribute to Christopher Ball

A tribute to Christopher Ball

The composer Christopher Ball was born in Wigan on 7th July 1936 (coincidentally he shared his birthday with another distinguished personality of the recorder world: Michala Petri), and died of Alzheimer’s disease on 7th April 2022 at Denville Hall, Northwood, London....