31 March, 2016
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Of gods and monsters

Is a conductor akin to a god? Some reflections on intelligent design lead inexorably from the Deity to Herbert von Karajan. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

25 November, 2015
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: The Storm of Opinion

Everyone has an opinion on everything these days, and social media is making it all to easy to sound off. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

5 September, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Animal Nature

Why do we humans feel this insatiable need to express ourselves? Perhaps we should take a hint from our animal companions. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

31 August, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Age Rage

Orchestras are obsessed with appealing to a younger audience; it’s time oldies took a stand. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

30 August, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: The Frustrated Philanthropist

Rather than whine about a lack of sponsorship, perhaps arts companies should do more to pamper their sponsors. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

30 August, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Too Er Iz Humann

In a world where mistakes are inevitable, and can even be helpful, why are we so scared of them? Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

30 August, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: It’s not over until…

If opera singers can thrill with their sound, does it really matter how much they weigh? Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

22 August, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Puerile Pollies

The constanly bickering politicians of Australia’s Parliament might consider adding a little Bach to their bite. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.

17 August, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Music Up Close

The venue in which you hear a piece of music can be just as important as the notes the musicians are playing. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now or log in to continue reading.