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Latin Music – The origins.

Latin Music – The origins.

Latin music has a unique sound that is instantly recognisable and enjoyable. It is distinct in its instrumental and vocal sound. But in contrast, to define those particular sounds and where they come from is quite a feat indeed. This is because, like many other music genres, Latin music is a combina

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The Common Denominator

The Common Denominator

The way audiences listen to and experience music has changed dramatically throughout the course of history. Once its use was synonymous with religion and then, it flourished into a major story-telling accompaniment – to operas, musicals, plays and then ‘moving pictures’ (aka. film). Arguably, the su

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Many a True Word Spoken in Jest

Many a True Word Spoken in Jest

There is a scene in the hit TV series Game of Thrones where King Joffrey, newly installed as King, requests the court musician to play a song he composed about the late King Robert. After the musician has played this comedic song based on the former King’s life, Joffrey offers him the choice between

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