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A History of Fandoms

Lynn Schreiber

Founder and Editor at Jump! Mag
A freelance writer, who lives and works in Scotland with her family and fluffy white dog.

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Dislikes: Negative and angry people

A lot of adults are very critical of the fans of 1D or Zoella, thinking they are silly for getting so excited, and for screaming and shouting. But did you know that fandoms have existed for a very long time? They’ve not always been called fandoms; that is a fairly recent development, but they are nothing new.

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School & Career

Women You Should Know – Conductor Alice Farnham

Lynn Schreiber

Founder and Editor at Jump! Mag
A freelance writer, who lives and works in Scotland with her family and fluffy white dog.

Likes: Writing, reading, twitter and chocolate
Dislikes: Negative and angry people
The musician and conductor Alice Farnham spoke to us about being a conductor, and the new courses for young women that she is giving at Morley College in Great Britain.
The courses are designed to get more girls and women interested in conducting.

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Iona and the Music

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Music has been enjoyed all over the world ever since there have been people to sing! Many ancient scrolls and paintings show musical instruments. King David played the harp to please Saul  and sang to please God. Emperor Nero reputedly played the viol, an early string instrument, while Rome burned.
Nowadays, most popular music is electronic, although people still play musical instruments, and music is a popular lesson in schools. Some of the most popular musical instruments are piano, clarinet, violin, flute, recorder and guitar, although many people play different instruments.

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