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How would you describe your favourite piece of music? Do commercial electronic soundtracks devalue live music making? And what is the influence of time on the way you listen - do you agree with Sir Colin Davis? Read the thoughts of other listeners and share your experiences with Hear Here!

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Hear Here! Blogs

Read the latest views, comments, memories and thoughts about listening from leading musicians and cultural figures.

Grand Designs? - Conall Gleeson

Grand Designs is an entertaining piece of television programming. Nevertheless, I must admit to being slightly more irked once the end credits begin. Now why is that? ...well let me explain...

Notes into Letters - 10 poems on listening

Listen to ten specially commissioned poems about listening written by some of the UK's leading writers.

Sir Colin Davis on the influence of time on listening

Watch this exclusive footage of Sir Colin Davis talking about the influence of time on listening and his work.

Mary King: Turning to the Score!

I don’t like classical music as “accompaniment” to the rest of life – I want to be 100% concentrated on it!