Recent news articles about music in Scotland
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31 Oct 2014 - Gordon Thomson - Evening Times [ news ]
The SSE Hydro extravaganza will last less than three hours on Sunday November 9 but boost the city's economy by £10m - the equivalent of £66,666 for every minute top artists strut their stuff in front of an audience of thousands at the city's newest entertainment venue.
31 Oct 2014 - Miranda Heggie - Herald [ review ]
With a programme comprising music by Mozart and Haydn, along with "contemporary comments" by Arvo Part and Alfred Schnittke, the Scottish Ensemble displayed a remarkable chameleon-like quality as they explored these varied works with intelligence, wit and finesse.
30 Oct 2014 - BRIAN FERGUSON - Scotsman [ news ]
SCOTLANDís main arts funding body has raided £10 million from its budget to meet the demand for long-term funding from groups across the country after an initial cash pot was dramatically over-subscribed.
30 Oct 2014 - Alexis Petridis - Guardian [ news ]
As ever, the 2014 Mercury prize attracted controversy and criticism.
29 Oct 2014 - ANTHONY BARNES - Scotsman [ news ]
SCOTTISH band Young Fathers are among the 12 acts nominated for a Barclay Card Mercury Prize.
29 Oct 2014 - Herald [ news ]
THIS new choral work is based on poetry by Andrew Motion and was co-commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.
29 Oct 2014 - kate molleson - Herald [ news ]
'There's a special kind of nervousness that applies to performing at home," says the Scottish conductor Rory Macdonald, who makes an overdue debut with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra next week.
28 Oct 2014 - Guardian music - Guardian [ news ]
Itís nearly Christmas, the time of year where cover versions crawl out of every cultural orifice, whether it be the inevitable X Factor single, the all-star celebrity cast of the BBCís God Only Knows, or the endless barrage of saccharine department store ads featuring cosy, quirky acoustic versions a la Lily Allenís cover of Keane, Gabrielle Aplinís cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood or Slow Moving Millieís rework of the Smiths.
27 Oct 2014 - Alan Rogers - music centeral [ review ]
I should declare an interest; I'm part of the team organising these Music Centeral events, and I'm immensely proud of this one.
27 Oct 2014 - Rosie Pentreath - BBC Music Magazine [ news ]
Over the past two weeks we have been collaborating with BBC Countryfile magazine to find out who our readersí favourite British composer is.