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Reviews for October 2002

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Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
The Royal College of Music will be commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Stanford on Wednesday 6 November, with a day devoted to his music. The programme will be:

1.05 Recital of church music and part songs by the RCM Chamber Choir, conducted by Paul picer
2.00 Masterclass on songs by Stanford and his contemporaries with Roger Vignoles

5.15 Stanford’s Chamber Music – a lecture by Dr Jeremy Dibble

7.00 Recital of chamber music by Stanford:

3 Intermezzi for Clarinet and Piano, op. 13

String quartet no. 2 in A minor, op. 45

3 Rhapsodies after Dante for piano solo, op. 92

Piano quintet in D minor, op. 25
All the events are open to the public and no tickets are required. For further information, please contact Peter Horton at the Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS (020 7591 4324 or phorton@rcm.ac.uk).

 

 

MusicWeb presents 264 CD reviews for October

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[Part 4 M-R]  [Part 5 S-Y]
[Part 6 Misc] 
[Part 7 Misc]

Recordings of the month and Bargains of the month here

 

BOOK REVIEWS

ROGER QUILTER: His Life and Music by Valerie Langfield

THE BEST YEARS OF BRITISH FILM MUSIC, 1936 - 1958 Jan G. Swynnoe

Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz Giant By John Chilton

THE ENGLISH MUSICAL PRESS AND THE RENAISSANCE 1850-1914: WATCHMEN OF MUSIC, by Meirion Hughes

New ARTICLES for this month

Details of the latest releases from EMI Great Recordings of the Century and
Great Conductors of the 20th Century
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MOZART By David C F Wright

OLD LAMPS FOR NEW? Arthur Butterworth

Luigi Boccherini by David Wright

Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf by Dr David C F Wright

A visit to Flamborough Head with William Baines

Arthur Meulemans by Hubert Culot

JEAN-MARIE LECLAIR by Dr David C F Wright

Muzio Clementi by Dr David C F Wright

Joseph Rheinberger by Dr David C F Wright

MARIN MARAIS Dr David C F Wright

SAMUEL BARBER Personal thoughts by "Dr. David Wright" (1982)

ROBIN MILFORD CENTENARY: Cause for Celebration

THE DISTAFF SIDE: SOME BRITISH WOMEN COMPOSERS by Philip Scowcroft

MAYTIME IN ISCHIA: British Music Society TRIP TO LA MORTELLA

Simon Rattle's inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic reviewed by Marc Bridle

CRAIG SHEPPARD An Interview by Rob Barnett

Gavin Sutherland An Interview by Rob Barnett

Richard Stoker Composer, Artist, Writer & Poet by John France

 

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There is a French widow in every bedroom, affording delightful prospects."


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