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Fresh Winter Tracks from Band of Horses and Jenny Lewis

Band of Horses “Crutch” It’s been six years since we’ve gotten new music from Band of Horses, but the roots-driven indie rock mainstays will release the new album “Things Are Great” on January 21. The effort’s lead single, “Crutch,” is an up-tempo cruiser that blends propulsive guitar crunch with melodic atmospherics, as frontman Ben Bridwell […] The post Fresh Winter Tracks from Band of Horses and Jenny Lewis appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Music, Sport, Magazine, Cycling, Jenny Lewis, Ben Bridwell, Go Outside, Trail Mix, December 2021 - January 2022


From torment to pleasure: how playing the violin became part of me

A bullying teacher almost made our classical music critic give up playing as a child but when she switched lessons for making music with friends she discovered true delightI had an uncle who, intermittently and not necessarily simultaneously, wore a kilt and played the violin. Each to me was exotic – twin roads to freedom from the dullness of a prosaic, southern English childhood. For a short time I took up highland dancing, with real swords and modest skill. I was seven when I begged to be allo...
Tags: Music, London, Education, Children, Life and style, Society, Culture, Classical Music, Schools, Hobbies, Charing Cross Road


Female conductor takes the helm in first for Italian opera

Ukrainian Oksana Lyniv makes history with three-year posting at Bologna’s Teatro ComunaleA female conductor will take the helm at an Italian opera house for the first time in January.The Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv said she was surprised to learn she was making history after receiving the offer from the Teatro Comunale opera house in Bologna. The 43-year-old begins the three-year posting as musical director on 22 January. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Women, Culture, Italy, Opera, Bologna, Teatro Comunale, Oksana Lyniv



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