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Gavin Dixon

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Gavin Dixon is a writer, journalist and editor specialising in classical music. He teaches at the University of Kent and is a Curator of Musical Instruments at the Horniman Museum. He is also Music Editor of Fanfare Magazine.

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Bad Roads, Royal Court, review – memorably unsettling

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Hough, Basle CO, Holliger, Cadogan Hall review - heavenly le...

Before the age of photography, people and places were recorded in ink or paint or sound. The process of recording was not instant, could not be...

The Machines of Steven Pippin, The Edge, University of Bath...

Our universe seems to be in a state of equilibrium, neither collapsing in on itself nor expanding ad infinitum. The metaphor used by...

CD: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Who Built The...

First, an admission. I've never quite got the appeal of the Gallagher brothers. In particular, I've found their claims...

The Best Films Out Now

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The Rake's Progress, Wilton's Music Hall review -...

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Brakes review - dysfunctional relationships laid bare

Breaking up is hard to do, sang Neil Sedaka, and Mercedes Grower plays out that sentiment in a quirky, original and often...