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Sunday 20 June 2010
Viol supremo Jordi Savall continues his exploration of musical colonialism with this sumptuous collection of Spanish, Creole and Mestizo canarios, cantadaos, fandangos, jácaras and morenas.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
It may be thirty years since ‘early music’ escaped from its ghetto, but we are still finding fresh worlds within it.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Chloride Group is all set for a bidding war after recommending a £864m offer from the Swiss electrical engineering group ABB, just weeks after turning down a £723m bid from US rival Emerson Electric.
Monday 31 May 2010
Sunday 30 May 2010
Tuesday 25 May 2010
Six big investment banks published trading volumes for their "dark pools" for the first time yesterday, showing them as a tiny fraction of the market and not the major hidden rivals to stock exchanges that some argue.
Saturday 15 May 2010
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Monday 12 April 2010
What with the vigourous pressures of making good of one's art via musical artistes/singer-songwriters/solo artists, it's somewhat of a welcome return for Canada's Son Of Dave's third album outing with Shake A Bone. Son of Dave is a one-man band starring Benjamin Darvill with many strings to his bow, quite literally. For prior to becoming the offspring of David, he was a former member of 90's folk group Crash Test Dummies playing guitar and mandolin. You may remember them from such seminal tracks as Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm and er, that's..about it.
Friday 19 March 2010
"Have you any ideas?" asked Captain Sullenberger. "Actually not," replied co-pilot Skiles. So their Airbus A320 crash-landed on the Hudson River in the shadow of Manhattan's skyscrapers. "The fluency they exhibited at such a critical moment," writes Langewiesche, "helps to explain why their passengers survived."
Thursday 11 March 2010
Friday 05 March 2010
YouTube is adding captions to millions of Internet videos. The feature unveiled yesterday expands upon speech-recognition technology that YouTube began using to make captions available on a limited number of videos late last year.
Friday 26 February 2010
Householders face paying more for their water during the summer after a water company announced plans to introduce a so-called seasonal tariff.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Labour breached privacy rules by making unsolicited automated phone calls to almost half a million people without their consent, the Information Commissioner's Office ruled today.
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