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Searching for accommodations with an available piano in France

While planning a multi weeks cycling vacation in France, one of the participants expressed their concern of missing piano practicing for so long. I thought of searching for accommodations which had a ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

My wife and I, both 70+, will shortly (9 July) attend a classical music concert (Ravel, Mozart, Mayer) in Wernigerode, Germany and would like to know what clothing is appropriate. Here in the ...
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My friend is in Göttingen for the next few weeks; how can they enquire as to how/where to see and hear a pipe organ?

My friend is on business in Göttingen and is free on the weekends. How and where can they enquire about having the experience of seeing and hearing a pipe organ? Ideally in Göttingen as they would ...
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How to find the locations of Europe's largest pipe organs?

I'd like to see and hear a range of very good large organs. I like the reverb that occurs in a large church or cathedral, so I would prefer that over a concert hall. Also, since I would like to hear ...
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Is EBM music regularly played anywhere social in South East Asia?

EBM music is an electronic "dark" and "underground" dance music with a few subtypes. Example: "New School" subtype Example: Industrial subtype Example: Anhalt subtype EBM music originated in Belgium ...
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Why are there some mini-trucks blasting psy/techno music while driving around Yangon?

I have seen many mini-trucks blasting (> 90 dB) psy/techno music while driving around Yangon with some decent sound system. Example: Why are there some mini-trucks blasting psy/techno music while ...
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Mentioning my main interest for travel to Spain (Flamenco) in the cover letter

I am travelling to Spain this year at the end of October for about 25 days followed by 5 days in the Netherlands. My primary reason is to explore the flamenco culture throughout southern Spain (I am ...
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Can be a particular visa required for recording a song? [closed]

Let's pretend i'm a indie musician and want to collaborate with another foreign indie musician and record a song featuring him/her. I perfectly understand that actually touring/performing in public, ...
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Who is performing the music played on the loudspeakers at Santuario del Cerro San Cristobal, Santiago, Chile?

I walked up to the statue of the Immaculate Conception today. Around the area are loudspeakers playing pre-recorded music of a woman singing, accompanied by what sounds to me like a single guitar. I ...
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Can I get a UK Standard Visitor Visa at the border?

I'm a musician, and I'll be traveling to the UK in February 2019 to perform. I've done this previously (in 2018) on a Performer Visa. It looks like the regulations have since changed though. While I ...
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How does one make friends alone in Paris? [closed]

I am going to be living alone in Paris for 6 months for an internship. As far as I know, I don't know anybody who lives there or is gonna be there at the same time. I am a relatively introverted ...
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Travel to India's specific region where classical music and dance events happens [closed]

I would like to visit India. I have never been there. As my interests are Indian classical music (Carnatic and Hindustani) and dance (like kathakali), I would like to visit with that theme in mind. ...
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When is the best time to see live jazz in Europe? [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Europe for 3 weeks next year (looking at April/May currently), and the goal of my trip is to see as many jazz shows as I possibly can. I'm planning on visiting: UK Germany ...
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Can a musician missing their instrument at home visit music shops purely to play in-store, not to buy? [closed]

When I travel, and missing my cute piano from home, I like to search music shops having digital or acoustic pianos and go there, and ask to play one of them. I didn't meet yet one seller saying no, ...
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What are the advantages of purchasing early-bird tickets for concerts in Vienna?

I will travel to Vienna 15/4-20/4 and I am looking forward to attend a classic concert, not a trap for sure! I am looking into the State Opera House. Is there any reason to buy tickets now and not ...
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Student discount for Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

I am a graduate student in the US, and would like to go to a concert of Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Their policy being that one can buy a student discount through their webpage, but one has ...
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What tools could help you plan a trip to attend concerts of major European symphonies?

I am curious if there exists a travel planning tool which can help organize a trip around concerts of the major European symphonies. As an example, let's say I really want to see the Berlin ...
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Where can I see folk music and dancing in Moldova?

We'll be taking a holiday in Moldova and are interested in watching a performance of Moldovan folk music and dancing. There are evidently large and elaborate productions by groups such as the Flueras ...
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How I can find out about rock concerts in Tallinn?

How I can find a program for rock concerts in Tallinn? I am ideally looking for a website where such concerts are listed.
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Traveling with guitar on AirEuropa

Anyone has any experience traveling on AirEuropa, long and short distance, with guitars? What are the enforced restrictions? Can I carry it with me?
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Where to find music workshops in Hanoi?

I am planning to visit a friend in Hanoi, Vietnam. She's working and I would like to attend a music workshop during the day, ideally, for a short week. Where can I find such a workshop?
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Public pianos in the U.S

I've been to the Rock'n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland last year and had some fun on a piano in their lobby with a sign saying "Play me, I'm yours". I did some research and found a pretty cool project ...
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Where to find traditional cuica in Rio de Janeiro?

I have a friend traveling in Brazil. He is a fan of Brazilian music, as I am, and asked me if I knew where to find traditional "cuica" to buy. Unfortunatly I don't but maybe someone around knows.
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Where to practice violin 5 hours every day in Paris?

I'll travel to Paris, France in June. For my musical studies, I need to practice violin 5 hours every day (~ 84-103 dB), alone. Is there any place I could use in Paris for such purpose, if possible at ...
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The boys of the NYPD choir, singing Galway Bay?

Suppose I'm in New York City around Christmas time. Is it possible to see something similar to what is described in the famous Pogues song Fairytale of New York (video - lyrics): The boys of the ...
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Where can I listen to live “Gypsy” music in Bucharest?

I've been living in Bucharest for a month now, and at the end of May I will receive visitors from France for a few days. One of the fantasies they have about Romania is to listen to traditional “...
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How can I find a performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor?

Listening to Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor is one of my favourite pieces to program against. Whenever I need to do some serious programming I just search for some performances on Youtube ...
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Where can I listen to authentic Fado in Lisbon?

I am looking for a nice place to listen to fado in Lisbon. Unfortunatly there are too many tourist oriented venues. Not that Fado is bad there, but you're certainly going to pay tourist prices and, ...
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Gospel church in New York City

It would be fun to visit a gospel church (is this the proper name?) when in New York City. What churches with great music and some atmosphere are there to choose from. I read somewhere that Harlem may ...
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Throat singing lessons in Mongolia

I heard of throat singing (perhaps more correctly called overtone singing) from the film Genghis Blues. Although Paul Pena went to Tuva, rather than Mongolia, it seems that some form of overtone ...
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How can I find good classical music concerts in Vienna?

I am looking for good concerts in Vienna. I heard there are a lot of tourist traps around. Specially from sellers in the street "dressed up as Mozart". I heard from a friend that went there, and knows ...
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Where can I get a Sitar lesson in New Delhi? [closed]

Is there any English friendly music school in New Delhi that allows one off lessons for Sitar? Particularly one that would provide the Sitar for you.
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Resources for finding concerts in Tokyo

My usual resource for finding concerts while travelling (last.fm) doesn't cut it for Japan. Are there any English resources that will help? My teenagers like J-pop so a local emphasis is required.
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New Orleans Live Music Venue Recommendations [closed]

I will be traveling to New Orleans at the end of the month. What are your recommendations for live music venues. I am looking for clubs / pubs / bars that feature nightly live music and are preferably ...
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