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Back to the Grindstone

The level of pages requests has remained at it's new high level for over a week despite the fact that our testing effort on the new shop has been in abeyance over that period.

Although requests on the blog directory are very high there is no indication that individual pages, apart from the blog/index, are receiving many hits - so this is still a bit of a mystery.

It is also gratifying to see that a few more people are downloading the free hifi samples we offer to demonstrate the full audio quality of all our tracks but it is still not sufficient to make us feel comfortable so we are going to offer them here for a few days. These hifi files are obviously much larger but if you have a broadband connection you will scarcely notice the difference - on narrowband there will be a short intermission. So here is a HiFi streaming sample from our percussion arrangement of Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto.

The atmosphere here in London is a bit odd this morning - it is the first day of the school holidays and so is much quieter than normal, we are all coming to terms with the shock of an innocent man being shot by police on the tube and there are bombers on the run - it must be a coincidence that the Funeral March has become the second most searched for track this month.

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