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rumbustuous music

The British classical music radio station—BBC Radio 3—has two key differences over the American ones I’ve heard—no appeals for subscriptions, and a far more adventurous selection of music. The result is they have a habit of playing pieces of music from obscure composers which I just have to go out and buy on the spot. They did that last weekend, with a Finn called—well, I keep calling him Tuborg but that’s definitely wrong (later: Nordgren, actually). Bloody good stuff too! Rumbustuous, adventurous, atonal drinking symphonies, is how I would describe the CDs I bought.

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