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The Band of the Welsh Guards paid tribute to the late Meat Loaf

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Musician weeps as his instruments are destroyed

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Hans Nickel and the WDR Symphony Orchestra

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Dr Alex George joins Classic FM to present ‘Inner Harmony’

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Listening to music can make us feel happier, says new study

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Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony started life as a piano work

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Tamara Rojo is stepping down from her role as Artistic Director at the English National Ballet

After 10 years, English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo quits to become first woman to lead San Francisco Ballet