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Merseybells news feed as published


John Tavener, 1944-2013 - The Weekly Standard (blog)

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 12:04 PM PST


John Tavener, 1944-2013
The Weekly Standard (blog)
There's a black and white photo, a little grainy and slightly out of focus, of Igor Stravinsky greeting Mstislav Rostropovich at the Royal Academy of Music, London, in June 1964. Standing in ... In Britain, Tavener is celebrated as one of the country's ...

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Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 10:22 AM PST


Search on site
Burns Times Herald
Chamber Music Bell Choir meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 393 W. “A” St. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information, call Carol Sawyer, 541-573-6886. Medicare Open Enrollment is held every Tuesday and Thursday ...

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Religion news in brief - Washington Post (blog)

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 08:22 AM PST


Washington Post (blog)

Religion news in brief
Washington Post (blog)
Kurtz, who leads the Archdiocese of Louisville, won just over half the votes in a field of 10 candidates during a Baltimore meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. He succeeds New ... Maine church looks at ways to muffle loud bell. BATH ...

American Red Cross disaster assistance - Wicked Local Plymouth

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 07:16 AM PST


American Red Cross disaster assistance
Wicked Local Plymouth
13, at the Chiltonville Church, located at 6 River St. The program for this meeting will be “Holiday Sparkle, Help Your Home Look the Best for the Holidays,” presented by award-winning floral designers Elaine Di Giovanni and Linda Ladd. Guests are ...

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Ryedale remembers its fallen heroes - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 07:13 AM PST


Gazette & Herald

Ryedale remembers its fallen heroes
Gazette & Herald
In Norton, a service was held in St Peter's Church, including the laying of wreaths and two minutes of silence with a peal of bells at 3pm. Crowds lined the street in Kirkbymoorside's Market Place for a parade led by the town's brass band and the Royal ...

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A new ringback tone app with old SF startup name - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 07:09 AM PST


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

A new ringback tone app with old SF startup name
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
But ringback tones are only audible to someone who is calling — instead of hearing the sound of a bell ringing, they might hear a bit of “21 Questions” by 50 Cent. The Listen app – which will be introduced in the United Kingdom later this year and in ...

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Reviews round-up | 11 November - New Statesman

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 07:01 AM PST


Reviews round-up | 11 November
New Statesman
Indeed because of his seniority, Benn, now 88, finds himself somehow politically muffled - in the uncomfortable position of being embraced by the Right as a harmless "national treasure", when he has spent his whole life trying to be a formidable threat ...

Yes, Virginia, The Musical - The Tomahawk

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 06:06 AM PST


The Tomahawk

Yes, Virginia, The Musical
The Tomahawk
The joyful sounds of laughter, children singing, and bells ringing filled Heritage Hall on Friday November 1 and Saturday November 2 as the Johnson County Young Artists performed the Christmas classic “Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus.” The story ...

Dover church bells will ring out for pioneer - Kent Online

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 04:37 AM PST


Kent Online

Dover church bells will ring out for pioneer
Kent Online
It will mark the 300th anniversary of the death of Mr Stedman, who is widely celebrated among bell ringers because of the enormous influence he had upon on the development of the familiar and evocative style of bell ringing known as “change ringing ...

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Dover church bells will ring out for pioneer - Kent Online

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 04:34 AM PST


Kent Online

Dover church bells will ring out for pioneer
Kent Online
It will mark the 300th anniversary of the death of Mr Stedman, who is widely celebrated among bell ringers because of the enormous influence he had upon on the development of the familiar and evocative style of bell ringing known as “change ringing”, ...

John Tavener: Composer divided opinion but left memorable musical legacy - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 13 Nov 2013 02:41 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

John Tavener: Composer divided opinion but left memorable musical legacy
Sydney Morning Herald
His father trained as a surveyor but soon joined the successful and fashionable family business restoring stately homes, and was also organist at the local Congregational church. At the age of three John listened for hours on end to the famous ...

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Midsomer Norton, Som

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 04:00 PM PST

While tenor being retuned, bells temporarily out of action

Around Town Nov. 12 to Nov. 15 - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 01:18 PM PST


Around Town Nov. 12 to Nov. 15
Lexington Clipper Herald
16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lexington First Christian Church, 1206 North Erie Street. Speakers will be Leticia Bonifas from Central Nebraska Human Trafficking & Immigration Outreach and Rachel Davis, ... Those interested in volunteering as bell ringers ...

Father Christmas comes to Mahone Bay - South Shore Now

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 11:18 AM PST


South Shore Now

Father Christmas comes to Mahone Bay
South Shore Now
"So we've talked to St. John's Lutheran Church bell ringers and asked them if they would do 'We Saw Three Ships' so we'll have that," she says. "And Father Christmas will of course be there and the Festival Carollers." Following the tree-lighting ...

Somerville honors prisoners of war past and present - Somerville Journal

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 10:34 AM PST


Somerville honors prisoners of war past and present
Somerville Journal
Adorned with American and POW-MIA flags and cordoned off by velvet ropes, the otherwise ordinary chair was dedicated in a Nov. 8 Veterans .... 4 that he could hear church bells ringing in downtown Salisbury and it made him homesick, Breen said. On Jan.

Hand bells stolen from Methodist church - Stanwood Camano News

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 10:12 AM PST


Hand bells stolen from Methodist church
Stanwood Camano News
Tuned hand bells were first made in England about 1700. A small hand bell choir might use two octaves (25 bells) while a large choir uses all eight (97 bells). Each bell is tuned to a single note. Four octaves — nearly 60 bells — were stolen from the ...

Maine church looks at ways to muffle loud bell - Kennebec Journal

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 04:04 AM PST


Maine church looks at ways to muffle loud bell
Kennebec Journal
BATH — A Maine church is looking to mollify neighbors for whom its bell tolls too loudly. Neighbors of the First Baptist Church in Bath say the bell began ringing louder than it used to after the church tower's clock underwent repairs about a year ago.

Wetherby Choral Society Concert at St James Church, Wetherby - AboutMyArea

Posted: 12 Nov 2013 12:58 AM PST


AboutMyArea

Wetherby Choral Society Concert at St James Church, Wetherby
AboutMyArea
Andrew Carter was born in 1939 into a Leicestershire family of tower - and hand - bell ringers. He studied music at Leeds University then moved to York, where he joined the York Minster choir as a bass songman under Francis Jackson, and in 1965 he ...

Veterans Day events in Southwest Florida - Lehigh Acres News Star

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 04:50 PM PST


Veterans Day events in Southwest Florida
Lehigh Acres News Star
The museum opens at 9 a.m. The national anthem will be played at 10:50 a.m., followed by the ringing of the bell. ... In addition, “Uncle Sam” will greet veterans and visitors at the Ford Estate from 1-4 p.m. Veterans will receive a 10 percent discount ...

Barford, Warks

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 04:00 PM PST

Simulator and indication of toilet facility both noted

Tidmington, Warks

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 04:00 PM PST

No longer u/r: rehung (JT); new fittings

Brazeau's payments to Senate on hold - Castanet.net

Posted: 11 Nov 2013 03:59 PM PST


Castanet.net

Brazeau's payments to Senate on hold
Castanet.net
"The protection of sectional and provincial interests, in addition to the protection of minority interests, is of utmost importance and New Brunswick submits the Senate, based on the principles upon which it was created, has an important role to play ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 10 Nov 2013 04:19 PM PST


Stratford Observer

The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

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