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Songwriters to explain the art of writing lyrics at Cúirt

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ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.

'If music be the food of love...'

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LOVE AND romance are the ingredients of Music for Galway's 2018 midwinter festival, Beloved - Composers In Love, a beautiful programme of music by famous composers, written during times of intense passion, which takes place at the Town Hall Theatre from January 19 to 21.

Music For Galway - love will be in the air

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MUSIC FOR Galway will begin 2018 on a romantic note - no, not exclusively the romantic music era of c1780-1910 - but rather on music written by major composers when they were madly, and sometimes inapproiately, in love.

Classical concerts from teen pianists

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TWO PIANISTS, one aged 16, the other 17, will play music by Schumann, Debussy, and Alban Berg, at two special concerts this month - one at lunchtime, the other at tea-time.

Full Linenhall autumn programme announced

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The Linenhall Arts Centre’s full autumn/winter 2017 programme is now online, heralding an exciting and packed programme of music, theatre, comedy, film, literary events and more, promising something for everyone over the coming months. And of course there are exhibitions and workshops too, plus annual favourite RoolaBoola Children’s Arts Festival to keep the young ones entertained and engaged.

Four hands - one piano

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THEY WILL play the piano separately and then, side by side, they will play the piano together, just to show that, not only do 'many hands make light work', but can, if they are the right hands, play wonderful music.

Prodigy - a classical start for 2017

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ALMA DEUTSCHER is no ordinary 11-year-old. She is acclaimed as one of today’s most exciting young composers and pianists, and she joins a long line of classical musicians who have genuine claim to be considered a prodigy.

Prodigy - celebrating classical teen geniuses

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ALMA DEUTSCHER is no ordinary 11-year-old. She is acclaimed as one of today's most exciting young composers and pianists, and she joins a long line of classical musicians who have genuine claim to be considered a prodigy.

'Whenever I hear Brahms' music I feel spine tinglingly alive'

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SYBIL FAWLTY may not have appreciated the eternal genius of Johannes Brahms, calling his Symphony No 3 "that racket". Thankfully Galway has a better appreciation of the man's music than Basil's "little nest of vipers".

Songs and Chopin for lunch

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THE SOPRANO Rachel Croash and pianist Nadene Fiorentini will perform songs by Dvorak, Poulenc, and a solo piece for piano by Chopin, at a lunchtime concert in the Hotel Mayrick on Thursday March 10 at 1pm.

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