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Fylde Guitars profile

Fylde Guitars profile

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The BBC has a profile piece celebrating luthier Roger Bucknall's 40 years of making Fylde Guitars.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:05AM
BBC underlines Martin heritage

BBC underlines Martin heritage

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Martin Guitars is getting some great free publicity, courtesy of an interesting video on its heritage currently on the BBC site.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 10:02AM
'Lack of depth and rigour in English music education'

'Lack of depth and rigour in English music education'

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Only a ‘minority of pupils’ receive a good music education in the UK, says a new report from Ofsted.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 21st 2013 at 2:46PM
Titanic violin makes £900K at auction

Titanic violin makes £900K at auction

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A violin thought to have been played on the Titanic to calm those onboard as it sank made history this weekend, selling for £900,000 in ten minutes at a Wiltshire ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2013 at 10:08AM

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Rainbow Colours to face Dragons' Den test

Rainbow Colours to face Dragons' Den test

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Educational musical instrument manufacturer Rainbow Colours will make an appearance on hit TV show Dragons' Den next month.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Oct 31st 2012 at 4:26PM
Morlings Music closing after 120 years

Morlings Music closing after 120 years

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Morlings Music in Lowestoft has gone into voluntary liquidation and will have its last day of trading tomorrow (June 30th), the BBC has reported.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Jun 29th 2012 at 10:57AM
Kemble announces BBC magazine promotion

Kemble announces BBC magazine promotion

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Kemble Pianos have announced a major print and online promotion with the BBC's extensive portfolio of lifestyle magazines.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Jan 10th 2012 at 10:28AM
Watch the Vox doc here

Watch the Vox doc here

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If you missed last night's BBC documentary on the history of Vox amps, you can watch here on iPlayer.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Nov 30th 2011 at 10:01AM

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Check out Vox documentary on BBC One

Check out Vox documentary on BBC One

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The story of Vox amps is told on BBC One next Tuesday in a special documentary, introduced by comedian Iain Lee.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 10:27AM
BBC highlights tone wood issue

BBC highlights tone wood issue

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A news report on the BBC site under the somewhat contentious headline "Are Gibson Guitars killing the rainforest?" has tackled the thorny issue of tone-wood imports.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 13th 2011 at 10:21AM
Warmahorn enters Dragons' Den

Warmahorn enters Dragons' Den

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Warmahorn, a range of neoprene sleeves designed to provide insulation for brass instruments, is already distributed in the UK by Rosetti.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 1st 2011 at 9:52AM
Gibson BBC coverage generates headlines

Gibson BBC coverage generates headlines

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Talking to business editor Simon Jack, Henry Juszkiewicz (pictured) demoed the firm's new Firebird X guitar as the piece explored the recession-proof nature of the industry.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jul 6th 2011 at 11:51AM

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BBC announces music photo competition

BBC announces music photo competition

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The BBC has announced that the Norfolk music photography exhibition is calling for entries, with photographers being asked to focus on the Norfolk music scene. Those photos adjudged to be ...

by Andy Barrett
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 12:30AM
Hendrix in Fender plectrums

Hendrix in Fender plectrums

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A mosaic of Jimi Hendrix made entirely of Fender plectrums is to be unveiled today (February 24th) at Abbey Road studios in London and will then be auctioned off with ...

by Andy Barrett
on Feb 24th 2011 at 9:09AM
Music scientifically proved to make you feel good

Music scientifically proved to make you feel good

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A report, published by Nature Neuroscience, has found that the chemical Dopamine, released in the brain at moments of extreme enjoyment, has been tested in relation to music.

Lisa Carter
by Lisa Carter
on Jan 11th 2011 at 10:03AM
BBC creates test to find what creates master musicians

BBC creates test to find what creates master musicians

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As part of their celebration of Mozart, BBC Radio 3 and Goldsmiths University of London are joining forces to find out whether musical greatness is achieved through natural ability or ...

Lisa Carter
by Lisa Carter
on Jan 11th 2011 at 9:57AM

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Welsh Music Foundation stakeholder meeting

Welsh Music Foundation stakeholder meeting

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The next Welsh Music Foundation (WMF) stakeholder event - an important gathering for anyone involved in the music industry in Wales, will be held in Galeri, Caernarfon on April 23rd ...

by Andy Barrett
on Apr 9th 2009 at 8:01AM
Jadran Duncumb wins BBC award

Jadran Duncumb wins BBC award

NEWS Eighteen-year-old Jadran Duncumb has become the 2008 Grand Finalist and winner of the string section in the BBC’s Young Musician of the Year.

by Rob Hughes
on May 14th 2008 at 10:17AM