Review: JACK Quartet in Belfast

CLASSICAL REVIEW: JACK Quartet

CLASSICAL REVIEW: JACK Quartet

The MAC’s inaugural classical concert by the New York string quartet is a ‘stunning, world-class performance’

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For All Ages

For All Ages

Since its invention in the eighteenth century, the string quartet has proved one of the most resilient forms, continuously reinvented and repurposed for changing times. Having just completed a new string quartet of his own, composer Peter Rosser reflects on the medium’s consistent allure.

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No Reviving What Never Died

Peter Rosser finds how American folk music revivals have been bound to the country’s social history

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Cash from Chaos

What have music impresarios Sergey Diaghilev, Malcolm McLaren and Simon Cowell got in common? – and what sets them apart? asks Peter Rosser.

http://journalofmusic.com/focus/cash-chaos

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The Resistible Demise of Michael Jackson

Where did it all go right – and wrong – for Michael Jackson, asks Peter Rosser.
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Peter Rosser writes in The Wire #334

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http://www.thewire.co.uk/shop/back-issues/issue_334

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I wanna riot

http://journalofmusic.com/criticism/i-wanna-riot-my-own

A new collection of essays suggests that Punk is best described as a cultural movement that doesn’t move: it is a moment, a punctuation mark, an animal urge, occurring without unity of purpose or logic.

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