The sound of dumbed down music

'Announced today on BBC Radio 2’s Elaine Paige on Sunday, budding singers have until 30 August to submit their videos singing Do-Re-Mi from The Sound of Music. A selection of these entries will be included within a video montage, broadcast on BBC One as part of the Last Night of the Proms, and shown at the Royal Albert Hall and at all four Proms in the Park events across the UK on Saturday 12 September' - from BBC press release
'If you set out to chase ratings, it's quite hard to succeed' - from interview with new BBC Radio 3 controller and Proms supremo Alan Davey
Also on Facebook and Twitter. Any copyrighted material is included as "fair use" for critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s).

Comments

Recent popular posts

Berlin Philharmonic's first woman conductor

Requiem for my vinyl

How to reach a big new post-COVID classical audience

There is no happiness for those who do not travel musically

Ravi Shankar's centenary must not be lost to lockdown

Classical music must face the facts - click bait pays

The Berlin Philharmonic's darkest hour

Untold story of the counterculture's Islamic connection

Word quickly spread that the old composer had lost it

Grammy takes a Dame Ethel trip