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The first orchestral performance of Paul Anderson’s “Hielan Symphony” at the Deeside Festival

Well folks, here are the details regarding the first orchestral performance of my Hielan Symphony at the Deeside Theatre in Aboyne. It’s taking place on the 20th of June and is being performed by the Deeside Orchestra, conducted by Glyne Hesketh. The performance is being accompanied by photographic images taken by photographer Anke Addy of […]

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Flickr Photos

A wee while ago I posted the address for my collection of photos on the photo sharing site “Flickr” but unfortunately I gave the wrong address so here at last is the proper address – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pauliancharlesanderson/ You can let me know what you think of my photos by emailing me at – paul.anderson@abdn.ac.uk Slainte, Paul.

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Spring 2015

After a busy Burns supper season (haggis 9 times in 2 weeks) it was a fairly quiet February although I did a fair bit of teaching. The first notable event after the Royal Northern and University Club Burns Supper was a fundraising dinner at Harthill castle for the Monymusk Arts Trust. Harthill castle near Oyne […]

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Peter Milne, “The Tarland Minstrel”

Peter Milne (pronounced “Mill”) was the son of Andrew Milne, a tailor, and Elspet Milne (née Cromar). His parents were married on 3 December 1820 in the parish of Aboyne. Peter was born on 30 September 1824 in the village of Kincardine O’Neil. His family moved to Tarland in his early childhood and in his […]

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Flickr

Well, this week I just joined the photo sharing site “Flickr” so if you’re interested in having a look at some of my modest efforts you can see them at - andersonpaul463  

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Email problems

At long last I’ve finally resolved my email problem at the website and I’d like to apologise to everyone who sent me a message and never received an answer. I’ve made a good start at going through the unanswered list of around 470 emails but although I’ve spent the best part of a day going through them […]

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Summer in Scotland

On the whole it’s been a pretty good Summer here in the North-East of Scotland although the last few weeks of August were pretty wet and had a real Autumnal feel to them. I had some exciting news in the Spring following an invigorating weekend of walking in the Cairngorms with film director Richard Jobson, in […]

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2014 so far

It’s been a wee while since my last blog but 2014 has been a busy year so far. After the festivities of December, January would socially be a very quiet month for many but for me January is generally very busy; the 25th of January is of course the birthday of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national […]

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Land of the Standing Stones Reviews

Hello Folks, I’ve received some great reviews for my latest album “Land of the Standing Stones” which came out in October 2013.  Here’s a selection of the ones I’ve seen – there may be more which I haven’t seen but if you have seen any which aren’t on the list I’d be interested to hear about […]

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USA, Atomic Doric, Heilan’ Drove Road’s and Hogmanay

It’s been around three years since I last visited the USA but the end of this year has been unusual in that I’ve had a couple of visits there in November and December but more on that later. For much of 2013 I’ve been working on the Atomic Doric project for Woodend Barn Arts Centre […]

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