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2014-05-15 23:08:21

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2008-10-10 00:00:24

By PHILIP R BUTTALL Classical Music Writer BRUCH'S Violin Concerto is a wonderfully romantic creation, and is virtually guaranteed to raise the blood pressure during its most passionate moments.

2008-09-09 18:00:19

By Tim Lewis THE controversial judge on the BBC reality show Maestro has revealed he does not want to become the next Simon Cowell. Millions of viewers have Watched tough-talking Dominic Seldis deliver his often harsh verdicts on the celebrity contestants learning to become conductors.

2008-09-06 18:00:16

By Len Robinson Gabalfa WHEN I read Peter Collins' view of the BBC competition Last Choir Standing, I wondered whether he was born with a bad attitude or whether he cultivated it as he grew up (Echo, August 23). He says that as he writes, he is listening to Bach's Mass in B Minor.

2008-09-05 00:00:16

Former Blur bassist Alex James's dream to be a conductor has been dashed. The pop star turned cheese maker, from near Stow-on- the-Wold, had been taking part in BBC2 show Maestro but was voted out on Tuesday night.

2008-09-05 00:00:16

I'm A great fan of Gloucestershire composer Ralph Vaughan Williams' music and I am enjoying the celebrations of his music at the Proms at present, in tribute to the 50th anniversary of his death. There is something special about English composers which sends a tingle down the spine.

2008-08-28 00:00:26

By EDWARD SECKERSON PROM 54: BBC SO / DAVIS Royal Albert Hall LONDON **** Fifty years to the day since the death of Ralph Vaughan Williams, it was only fitting that this Prom should be for him alone.

2008-08-21 18:00:35

By LIZA WILLIAMS GROUNDBREAKING music festival the Electric Proms is coming to Liverpool this autumn - the first time the event has ventured outside London. The city will co-host a line up of top stars from October 22 to 26, with gigs that aim to create a new musical experience.

2008-08-20 00:00:27

By LIZ PHILLIPS Patriotic songs rang around Brixham harbourside as the town band and Orpheus choir joined forces to recreate the Albert Hall atmosphere of The Proms.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
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Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).