Music

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Andrew Downes obituary
Other lives: Pioneering composer and original voice in British music and mentor to generations of young musicians

Duncan Honeybourne

19, Jan, 2023 @7:54 PM

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Val Glynn obituary
Other lives: Guitar teacher whose simple approach to song-accompaniment brought the joy of music-making to many

Paul Glynn

22, Dec, 2022 @8:50 PM

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Tim Briggs obituary
Other lives: Librarian and music teacher with a love of performing, from theatre to chamber choirs

Jonathan Briggs

18, Sep, 2022 @6:51 PM

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Playing music in childhood linked to a sharper mind in old age, study suggests
Researchers find link between learning instrument while young and improved thinking skills later in life

Guardian staff and agency

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Finley Scholefield obituary
Other lives: Musician and creative producer of games and apps

Sarah Scholefield

28, Apr, 2022 @3:56 PM

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‘He would get high before teaching’: how Mills College gave birth to music’s boldest minds
Fuelled by psychedelic counterculture, the Californian university has nurtured Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson and more – and caused riots at its concerts. But can it survive?

Robert Barry

20, Apr, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Chinese virtuoso Lang Lang to set up ‘piano labs’ in UK schools
Exclusive: Plan follows schemes in US and China that have given 180,000 disadvantaged children access to keyboards

Dalya Alberge

18, Apr, 2022 @10:32 AM

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Readers reply: why do major and minor chords in music affect us the way they do?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

06, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Scientific proof that being wrong is right
Brief letters: Charlatans and scientists | The PM and the police | San Serriffe | CBeebies | Recorders

13, Feb, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Lloyd Webber calls for more music tuition funding in schools
Exclusive: Composer says ministers seem unwilling to recognise benefits music can have in disadvantaged communities

Dalya Alberge

12, Jan, 2022 @11:39 AM

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‘Creativity crisis’ looms for English schools due to arts cuts, says Labour
Number of GCSE music and drama students fell by a fifth over last decade, research finds

Sally Weale

15, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Mavis Johns obituary
Other Lives: Infant school teacher who was much involved in the musical world of her local community

Cathy Johns

10, Mar, 2021 @5:32 PM

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