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Thursday 17 April 2014

9:06AM GMT (3 days, 10 hours ago)

LeoGroup purchases multi-million dollar Stradivarius violin with digital currency bitcoin

The violin was sold by New York firm Carpenter Fine Violins in the landmark deal... | read article...

8:53AM GMT (3 days, 10 hours ago)

Musicians Union Slams Lionsgate Over 'Draft Day' Offshoring

The AFM is pressing the case that U.S. films and television programs should be scored domestically, not overseas, especially when they receive U.S. production tax credits. | read article...

Wednesday 16 April 2014

4:59PM GMT (4 days, 2 hours ago)

Joseph Kerman obituary

As a writer, the American musicologist Joseph Kerman, who has died aged 89, brought the highest standards of scholarly rigour and precision to his chosen musical specialisms. | read article...

1:00AM GMT (4 days, 18 hours ago)

The London Mozart Players: Threatened orchestra plays on, managed by its own players

Croydon Council’s withdrawal of core funding pushed the chamber orchestra to the brink of bankruptcy... | read article...

Tuesday 15 April 2014

10:29PM GMT (4 days, 21 hours ago)

Pilibhit flute makers wish to be heard over political din

The tradition of flute makers has survived highs and lows over two centuries but is inching towards its end due to political apathy and the administration's failure to organise the sector. | read article...

4:20PM GMT (5 days, 3 hours ago)

Costs threaten Bergen orchestra

Costs threaten Bergen orchestraViews and News from NorwayThe Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, BFO) revealed on Tuesday its pension costs are NOK 60 million (USD 10 million) higher than estimated, and it needs to dramatically reduce its activities. | read article...

Monday 14 April 2014

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