Posts in category Q39: Can you play a musical instrument?

If Music Be The Food of Love Play On

Give me excess of it! These were words quoted by the maverick canine Malachi, voice of the animal kingdom, in The Earth Emperor’s Eye.  Imagine then the joy of a dog gate-crashing the Vienna Chamber Orchestra at Ephesus in Turkey to settle in front of the Classical Music Orchestra during a perfomance of Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian [...]

Holy Grail

Holy Grail
The Holy Grail of records by The Beatles found after 50 years in a Liverpool loft is to go to auction.  The unique acetate record has manager Brian Epstein’s handwriting on it.  Pressed at the HMV store in Oxford Street, London, the record was presented to future Beatles producer George Martin at the EMI record label in a bid to sec [...]

Yukie Ota

Yukie Ota
A Peacock butterfly has been wooed by the beautiful sound of Japanese flautist, Yukie Ota. It settled on her face as she played ‘Sancan’s Sonatine for flute and piano’ at Carl Nielson’s International Flute Competition in Odense, Denmark. Unfazed, Yukie calmly continued her performance before teasing the entranced ins [...]