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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Nov 26, 2015 - The Academy /

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s ‘A Requiem for Meters’ Makes Use of Old Gas & Electric Meters >>

If there was ever a piece of music to describe as “electrifying”, British composer Gary Tarn’s "A Requiem for Meters" certainly seems to fit the bill. As part of a Smart Energy GB campaign to raise awareness of Great Britain’s new Smart Meters, the three-minute long piece utilizes old gas & electric meters, literally making them a part of the music.

Elvis Presley Meets the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Collaborate on New Album

Elvis Presley and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Collaborate on New Album >>

A newly scheduled CD release in October joins together the music of Elvis Presley and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The duo will collaborate on a new album, which will feature such classics as "Burning Love" and "Love Me Tender."

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood to Score Upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson Adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice' >>

If you possess a penchant for Pynchon, this should knock your proverbial socks off.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra App, RPO Rewards by Kodime, Offers Perks for Purchases >>

Despite its age, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (founded in 1946) has always been alert to innovation (and no doubt that attitude has contributed to its longevity). It was the first major U.K. orchestra to launch its own record label--albeit in a smaller way than today's much more common model, popularized by LSO Live--and one of the first to spearhead a really top-notch education program. And now, it's getting into the app market.

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