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Why today’s musicians should follow classical greats … and improvise | Music

Bach, Mozart and Beethoven all thrilled audiences with their spontaneous improvisations. But today’s classical pianists have lost the art, according to a music scholar, who argues that performances suffer because they are so dependent on the printed score. John Mortensen claims that such improvisation skills were all but lost by the 20th century and that…

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Line-up announced for Latitude music festival includes Chemical Brothers, Liam Gallagher and Haim

The line-up has been announced for next year’s Latitude music festival, and headliners include Liam Gallagher, pop band Haim and electronic duo The Chemical Brothers. The event will also feature performances from acts including The Lumineers, Keane and Charli XCX. (Image: Publicity Picture) Former Oasis frontman Gallagher, who was the secret act during the 2018…

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Massive Attack to help map music industry’s carbon footprint | Music

Last week Coldplay announced they were to stop touring until they were sure it would be carbon neutral; now Massive Attack are partnering with academics to map the carbon footprint of the music industry. The researchers from Manchester University’s Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research will analyse data from Massive Attack’s touring and recording schedule…

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