Latest Evelyn Glennie Stories

2008-09-08 15:00:42

By PHIL MILLER ARTS CORRESPONDENT JAMES MacMillan, the leading Scottish composer, has become the new patron of the Sound festival of music in the north-east of Scotland. The event, between October 21 and November 17 , will feature more than 80 public performances.

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Marc Horne IT SOUNDS like the most unlikely musical collaboration since David Bowie teamed up with Bing Crosby. But percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie has revealed plans to perform with rap hell-raiser Eminem.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.