Tag Archives: Elgar

Concerted Valentine Party

On 9th February I saw this competition, featuring two tickets to KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra concert on Valentine’s Night: https://sosuterbill.com/2019/02/09/win-a-special-valentines-treat/   As may be seen, the second half featured Elgar, whose music we are both fond of, and I thought, … Continue reading

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Maybe Late or Early

In May last year I sketched the outline of a melody as a piano piece, and promptly forgot about it.  However something has got me into music mode over the past couple of weeks, starting with rediscovering that wonderful Elgar … Continue reading

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‘Movers and Shakers’ – a Modern Concept?

I do enjoy it when I follow a trail and it leads to a quite unexpected quarry, with links and surprises worthy of some of the writings of Kate Shrewsday. This evening I learnt that my publisher and friend has … Continue reading

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