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Why I Love: Getting going

Nicholas Crane, explorer

To St Cecilia, Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski, Barbican, London

Reviewed by Michael Church

To St Cecilia, Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski, Barbican

Not much fun being Saint Cecilia – semi-suffocated, half decapitated, still singing as she died – but much delight has accompanied her name.

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, various venues, Huddersfield

Reviewed by Lynne Walker

Album: Bach, Cantatas BWV 51, 82a and 199, (Virgin Classics)

Natalie Dessay's second Bach project with Emmanuelle Haïm is stylistically uneasy.

Album: Kelli Ali, Rocking Horse, (One Little Indian)

Ever since Bob Dylan's "Judas" moment, musicians have (happily) felt quite free to hop from acoustic to electric and back.

Fulham investigate Healy incident

Fulham and the Irish Football Association are looking into David Healy's flute-playing gesture during Saturday's friendly against Celtic.

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Liven up any summer gathering with these cocktails, from the drinks experts Soulshakers. And some can be made without alcohol so everyone can enjoy...

Album: Chris Biscoe Quartet, Gone in the Air (Trio)

Eric Dolphy, who died 44 years ago today, and whose 80th anniversary fell last week, was a Los Angeles born reeds player with a radical, oddly interior style and an interest in the outer extremities of sound.

Ravi Shankar, Barbican Hall, London

Hushed awe as the master bows out on a high note

Album: Marilyn Mazur and Jan Garbarek

Elixir, ECM

Album Preview: Homespun, Short Stories From East Yorkshire

Label: Homespun

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