My Granny was a piano accompanist for silent movies in the 1920s and while I inherited some musicality through the generations, one specific gene missed me. That is the skill to accompany through improvisation. You can’t be taught it as it’s an instinctive art and I envy and applaud those who can.
Two for the price of one pretty well summarises the programme for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra's performance in Perth’s Concert Hall. The orchestra placated those with a more instrumental frame of mind in the first half, while the second catered for those with a more choral preference.
The perfect ride is one with friends.
Urban walks are not always about pounding pavements, as this hike through the leafy western fringes of Kirkcaldy very ably demonstrates.
Stranglers legend Hugh Cornwell returns to Courier Country on Thursday.
Wagner at his most romantic, Schumann at his melodic best and Beethoven up to his cheeky inventive self. What’s not to like?
All roads lead to Highland Perthshire this weekend for the annual Aberfeldy Music Festival.
It’s those eyes, the large intelligent eyes that are so striking, a piercing concentration that made me wonder whether this octopus was pondering a dilemma; should I stay still and rely on my camouflage for concealment, or perhaps better to make a dash for deeper water?
The two main summits of the Lomond Hills in Fife – East Lomond and West Lomond – are prominent landmarks, visible from across the kingdom and beyond.
There has been much condemnation of the vile language used by a hardline Brexiteer against Theresa May, which brought divisions over Europe to a new low. An unnamed (at the time of writing) former Tory minister was quoted in the Sunday Times as saying: “The moment is coming when the knife gets heated, stuck in her front and twisted. She’ll be dead soon.”