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If I weren't the way I am, I shouldn't write my symphonies. [Gustav Mahler] - PART FOUR
Following another prolonged absence, this time due to a period of ill health, I am returning to write probably the most difficult and carefully considered contribution to this personal journey. MY LIFE WITH THE BLACK DOG "There are wounds that never show on...
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If I weren't the way I am, I shouldn't write my symphonies. [Gustav Mahler] - PART FIVE
As it's the end of National Depression Week I thought that I'd write a little about how things have been going in the last eighteen months since being diagnosed with clinical depression and starting on my medication.  At first, I felt a tremendous relief th...
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Recording of the 2nd perforance of "Bugles Sang" by the Nationaol Youth Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Jac van Steen, at the Festival of Youth Orchestras 14 at The Sage, Gateshead.
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One orchestra all packed onto the BBC NOW truck - another Proms season finished.
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BUGLES SANG - Article written for the Friends of the National Youth Orchestra of Wales Newsletter - www.friendsofthenash.org
BUGLES SANG – commissioned by the National Youth Orchestra of Wales
for their Summer 2014 tour. For any composer, being asked to
write a work is an honour in itself as it signifies a high level of trust
between the commissioner, the performer(s) (if differe...
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With the Manning case and the treatment of Edward Snowden, David Miranda and The Guardian by both the US and UK administrations one has to ask if the fear of living under repressive, secret and duplicitous government is too high a price to pay for the "war" on terrorism. If we accept what our governments are doing haven't the terrorists already won?
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