Month: July 2014

A Week in Provence, 2014

Yes, it’s that time again and the holiday blog post is here! This year, we went to the south of France for a beautiful blissful seven days and I am mightily fromage-d off to be back in boring old Angleterre, even though the weather here is really rather nice and apparently it’s crapping with rain…

Madeleine Dring’s ‘Italian Dance’

This is a lovely little piece and it’s a really good choice for a concert: it sounds flashy without being too difficult and its bouncy tune is guaranteed to get audience toes a-tapping. My Josef Weinberger edition doesn’t include an exact marking for speed – only Allegro – and you have to bear several things…