Archive for Martin Anderson

December Sponsored Slim Update

Well, the end of November brought me three-quarters of the way through my sponsored slim and so I am pleased to report that when I… 

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Martin’s Sponsored Slim Progress Report: October 13, 2016

I’ve been meaning to report back on the progress of the Sponsored Slim for a couple of weeks but hadn’t managed to get near a… 

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Sponsored Slim Check-In: Week One

Well, I’ve reached the end of the first week of my sponsored slim – my attempt to turn my capacious belly into music. That was… 

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Support Martin’s Sponsored Slim

My mum has been nagging me for years about losing weight, and I promised my partner Yodit, just before she died last year, that I… 

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Einojuhani Rautavaara, Symphonist

THE FINNISH COMPOSER TALKS TO MARTIN ANDERSON In the light of the death of the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, on 27 July 2016, in a… 

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Podcast: Gabriel Fauré: Songs for Bass Voice and Piano

Martin Anderson, Mary Dibbern, Roy Howat and Jared Schwartz discuss new Toccata release Gabriel Fauré: Songs for Bass Voice and Piano: http://feed.toccataclassics.com/media/2015-08-27_fauresongsandvoicespodcast.mp3 Click to listen… 

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John McCabe in his Own Words

John’s death on 13 February was not unexpected – indeed, he had given his brain tumour a good fight and long outlived his doctors’ prognoses.… 

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Teenage Truths

Professional involvement in an activity has its dangers: you can become so pre-occupied with the detail of the building you’re examining that you fail to… 

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Toccata Podcast: Norbert Meyn talks about C. P. E. Bach’s ‘Spiritual Songs’

Tenor Norbert Meyn talks about his new Toccata Classics release, C.P.E. Bach: Spiritual Songs, in the latest Toccata Podcast. Listen here, or subscribe in iTunes.… 

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First Posting to the Toccata Blog: Opening-up Classical Music

Welcome to the first posting on my new blog. Quick introduction for those who don’t know me: I run the CD label Toccata Classics and… 

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