Today, Manchester’s music scene is graced with the pleasure of the utter nutcase that is Nigel Kennedy. In the classical music world this man has been causing a stir for years, and shows absolutely no signs of stopping. Undoubtedly one of the greatest violinists in the world, Kennedy has been performing on the world’s most acclaimed stages for decades and tonight is coming to Bridgewater Hall. The programme is to include the Four Seasons alongside some of his own compositions.
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The internet has been going wild with the news that Justin Bieber has been playing ‘classical piano’. Although this is clearly an incredibly loose term being applied here, it appears that Bieber was indeed spotted playing (or at least, trying to play) Beethoven’s Fur Elise. Apparently the whole rendition was recognisable, but certainly not good.
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Merry Christmas from the team here at Chase Music!!
This year has been a year of electric pianos! We have seen the release of some lovely new digital pianos and the digital piano technology is as up to date as it ever has been and shows huge promise for the future.
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With the new release of the long awaited Star Wars film comes the latest hit from Player:Piano’s immensely successful Youtube channel. In this latest video we see and hear the legendary Sonya Belousova play a magnificent Star Wars medley just in time for the release of the new George Lucas masterpiece.
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Do you want to give a stunning Christmas gift this year that will bring huge amounts of joy? Would you like to give a gift that will last for a lifetime and will inspire generations? If so, perhaps you should consider giving the gift of a Kawai KDP90 this year.
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Something you probably haven’t thought of when considering buying your new digital piano
is the quality of the key tops. While there are some great pianos out there with superb sound quality and feel, it’s always worth having a look to see what the key tops are made of. You will find that a lot of them are made from plastic. While you might not think this is a big issue, it does actually make more difference than you would think when playing.
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This year a digital piano
will make a brilliant gift for anyone, and you are still in plenty of time to order one in time for Christmas! The question is, where to start?! The whole process of buying an electric piano
can be very daunting (especially if you’re buying it for someone else, not yourself) if you’re not sure what to look for!!
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Youtube musicians have their own little world; their very own Youtube bubble. If you have spent any time exploring the weird and wonderful world of Youtube musicians then you will appreciate that it’s a bit of a clique, but a clique that everyone wants to be in!
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Adele’s new song has already proved to be something of a smash hit. After having taken a short break from the music industry to focus on her personal life, this singing super star has returned to the bright lights. Her last major hit was the cover song for the last (tremendously successful and box office smash) Bond movie entitled Skyfall. The Skyfall track is one that fir the film absolutely perfectly and won Adele an academy award, quite rightly so.
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As it’s coming round to the new year, many people are thinking about new things they can do and buy, and there are people out there who are now considering upgrading their battered old upright piano for the new year. After all, new year, new start, right?!
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