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Pan is Beautiful XII – Orchestra Prelims

Over the weekend, fourteen conventional steel orchestras were vying for eight places in the National Steelband Music Festival, Pan Is Beautiful twelve, at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Each band played the test piece, Black Stalin’s Mr … Continue reading

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Taiwan Pan Movement Going Strong Almost 25 Years On

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) is the home of Taiwan’s thriving pan movement. TNUA invited Cliff Alexis and Al O’Connor, both resident at NUI, to build pans back in 1988. The university saw this as an opportunity to increase its percussion offerings … Continue reading

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