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The Making of a Medium Vol. 3: Gunther SCHULLER (born 1925) A Trio Setting (1990) - William AVERITT (born 1948) Tripartita (1989) - Nathan CURRIER (born 1960) Adagio and Variations (1987) The Verdehr Trio (Walter Verdehr, violin; Elsa Ludewig Verdehr, clarinet; Gary Kirkpatrick, piano) - Recorded: neither dates nor venues given CRYSTAL RECORDS CD743 [72:13] [HC]

Rewarding … couples three substantial works of quality that are well worth hearing … see Full Review

The Making of a Medium Vol. 6: Peter SCULTHORPE (born 1929) Night-Song (1995) - From Nourlangie (1993) - David DIAMOND (born 1915) Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano (1981)a - Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano (1994) - John CORIGLIANO (born 1938) Sonata for Violin and Piano (1963)b The Verdehr Trio (Walter Verdehr, violin; Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, clarinet; Gary Kirkpatrick, pianoa); Ralph Votapek (piano)b - Recorded: WFMT Studios, Chicago, no dates CRYSTAL RECORDS CD746 [75:52] [HC]

Youthful work full of optimism and brimming with instrumental brilliance … see Full Review

Nathan Milstein. The 1946 Library of Congress Recital - Tomaso VITALI (1663-1745) Chaconne - Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Sonata in G Minor BWV 1001 - Nathan MILSTEIN (1904-1992) Paganiniana (Variations) - Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) Violin Concerto in E Minor - Frederyk CHOPIN (1810-1849) Nocturne in C Sharp Minor arr Milstein - Henryk WIENIAWSKI (1835-1880) Scherzo-Tarantelle Arthur Milstein, violin - Josef Blatt, piano - Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium of The Library of Congress 7 October 1946 BRIDGE 9064 [67’36] [JW]

This disc, and its companion, Bridge 9066, is full of enlightenment and interest. … see Full Review

Nathan Milstein Artur Balsam. The 1953 Library of Congress Recital - Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Sonata No 5 in F major Spring Sonata - Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Partita in D Minor BWV 1004 - Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897) Sonata No 3 in D Minor Op 108 Nathan Milstein, violin - Artur Balsam, piano - Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium of The Library of Congress March 13 1953 BRIDGE 9066 [67’22] [JW]

Milstein in his mature glory always unignorable and a beacon of sanity, insight and command. … see Full Review

BARGAIN OF THE MONTH Organ Masters Before BACH 1. BUXTEHUDE Prelude and fugue in D minor, BuxWV 140 - 2. PACHELBEL Chorale prelude O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig - 3. Vincent LÜBECK Prelude and fugue in E major - 4. Samuel SCHEIDT Chorale variation Jesus Christus, unser Heiland - 5. Nicolaus BRUHNS Prelude and fugue in E minor - 6. BUXTEHUDE Chaconne in C minor, BuxWV 159 - 7. Jan Pieterzoon SWEELINCK Fantasia cromatica - 8. Franz TUNDER Chorale prelude Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott - 9 BÖHM P relude and fugue in C major 10. PACHELBEL Chaconne in F minor - 11. BUXTEHUDE Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV 161 - Helmut Walcha, organ Arp-Schnitger Organ, Cappel Rec: no recording date - originally released in 1978. DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON DG 469 764-2 [71.51] [M]

A fine selection of baroque organ music … a must-have recording. … see Full Review

Music for Philip of Spain GOMBERT: Dicite in magni INFANTAS:
Domine Ostende JOSQUIN DES PREZ: Nimphes nappés RICHAFORT: Requiem: Introit; Kyrie; Gradual GUERRERO: Gradual, Tract RICHAFORT: Requiem: Offertory; Sanctus LOBO: Versa est in luctum RICHAFORT: Requiem: Benedictus Agnus Dei Communion Dismissal LOBO: Libera me Chapelle du Roi/Alistair Dixon - director Recordings made in St Jude’s Church, Hampstead, London on 11-13 May 1998 SIGNUM SIGCD005 [78’41"]

A feeling of tremendously relaxed solemnity … see Full Review

THE POWER OF LOVE BRITISH OPERA ARIAS The Night Winds: Lurline (Wallace) (1860) Placida Notte: Il Talismano (Balfe) (1870) 'Tis the Harp: Maritana (Wallace) (1845) 'Twas in that Garden: The Siege of Rochelle (Balfe) (1835) Nella Dolce Trepidanza: Il Talismano (Balfe) (1870) Lord of our Chosen Race: Ivanhoe (Sullivan) (1891) 'Neath My Lattice: The Rose of Persia (Sullivan) (1898) Scenes that are Brightest: Maritana (Wallace) (1845) Little Princess: Amassis (Faraday) The Convent Cell: The Rose of Castille (Balfe) (1848) There's a Power: Satanella (Balfe) (1858) The Rapture Dwelling: The Maid of Antois (Balfe) (1836) Yon Moon o'er the Mountain: The Maid of Antois (Balfe) (1836) Oh! Could I but his Heart enslave: Satanella (Balfe) (1858) Bliss For Ever Past: The Puritan's Daughter: (Balfe) (1861) The Naiad's Spell: Lurline (Wallace) (1860) These Withered Flowers: Love's Triumph (Wallace) (1862) My Long Hair is Braided: The Amber Witch (Wallace) (1861) Deborah Riedel (soprano), Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra/Bonynge Rec. St Scholastica Chapel, Sidney in August 1999 MELBA 301082 [69.49] [DA]

A glimpse of what London opera audiences enjoyed in the earlier part of Queen Victoria’s reign … see Full Review

RARA: Leo Brouwer - Cornelius CARDEW (1936-1981) 1. Material - Hans Werner HENZE (b.1926) 2. Memories (from "Cimarron") - Leo BROUWER (b.1939) 3. Exaedros I - Sylvano BUSSOTTI (b.1931) 4. Rara (eco sierologico) - Maurice OHANA (1914-1992) 5. Si le jour parait - Josep Maria Mestres QUADRENY (b.1929) 6. Perludi para guitarra - Girolamo ARRIGO (b.1930) 7. Serenata per chitarra - Leo BROUWER (b.1939) 8. La espiral eternal - Cristobal HALFFTER m(b.1930) 9. Codex I - Juan BLANCO (b.1919) 10. Contrapunto Esacial III-c Leo Brouwer – Guitar DG 471 589-2 [76:05] [AD]

In no-way is this disc easy listening … see Full Review

RARITIES OF PIANO MUSIC AT "SCHLOSS VOR HUSUM" - From the 2001 Festival - Ernö von DOHNÁNYI (1877-1960) Rhapsody op. 11/4 Alfredo Perl (pianoforte) - Laura NETZEL (1839-1927) Etude: La Fileuse, op. 52/1 - Bela BARTÓK (1881-1945) 3 Hungarian Folksongs from the Csik District, Sz. 35a (1907) Fredrik Ullén (pianoforte) - Marko TAJKEVIC (1900-1985) 7 Balkan Dances (1927) - Boris PAPANDOPULO (1906-1991) Etude no. 3 (1956) Kemal Gekic (pianoforte) - Paul HINDEMITH (1897-1963) Sonata no. 3 (1936) Enrico Pace (pianoforte) - Franz LISZT (1811-1886) after Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901) Aida-Fantasy (1871) - Louis Moreau GOTTSCHALK (1829-1869) Souvenirs d’Andalousie (1852) Giovanni Bellucci (pianoforte) - Cor de GROOT (1914-1993) Homenages (1985): nos. 2, 5 - Antonio JOBIM (1927-1994) arr. Frédéric Meinders Garota de Ipanema - Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1947) Charakterstück, op. 7/1 (1827) Frédéric Meinders (pianoforte) - Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828) arr. Leopold GODOWSKY (1870-1938) Morgengruss - Frederic RZEWSKI (b. 1938) 4 North American Ballads (1979): no. 4. Down by the Riverside Konstantin Scherbakov (pianoforte) - Recorded live at the 2001 Schloss vor Husum Festival DANACORD DACOCD 589 [78’ 17"] [CH]

Maybe not one of the most mouth-watering programmes in this series, but Scherbakov’s Godowsky/Liszt and Rzewski are "classic" Husum events. … see Full Review

Erik SATIE (1866-1925) Gymnopédies No.1 and No.3 (arr. Debussy) Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) Reverie; Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Gabriel FAURÉ (1845-1924) Pavane Edvard GRIEG (1843-1907) Solveig's Song (from 'Peer Gynt') Jules MASSENET (1842-1912) The Last Sleep of the Virgin Ermanno WOLF-FERRARI (1876-1948) Intermezzo (from 'The Jewels of the Madonna') Charles GOUNOD (1818-1893) Le Sommeil de Juliette (from 'Roméo et Juliette') Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937) Pavane for a Dead Princess Pyotr TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Andante Cantabile Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957) The Swan of Tuonela Minnesota Orchestra/Eije Oue, conductor Recorded in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN, USA 1st and 2nd May 2002. REFERENCE RECORDINGS RR-99CD [69.16] [NH]

A lovely recording, very well played but based very much on (over?)familiar material … See Full Review

ROMANCING REBELLION: 1798 and the songs of Thomas Moore: Moore*/Sir John STEVENSON (1761-1833) My gentle harp, Come send round the wine, Erin the tear and the smile, After the battle Moore/Sir Henry BISHOP (1786-1755) As vanquished Erin Moore/Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Avenging and bright, The minstrel boy (with piano trio) Smyth/BEETHOVEN The parting kiss (with piano trio) Curran/BEETHOVEN The deserter (with piano trio) Moore/Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)** L’origine de la harpe Moore/Sir Charles Villiers STANFORD (1852-1924) Silent, oh Moyle, Song of the battle eve, Weep on, weep on Trad/Herbert HUGHES (1882-1937) Siúil a ghrá Moore/Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976) ’Tis the last rose of summer, O the sight entrancing, Oft in the stilly night O’Carolan/T. C. KELLY Fanny Power, Lament (arr. for piano trio) O’Carolan/Aloys FLEISCHMANN (1910-1992)** Marbhna Eoghain Ruaidh Ui Néill Moore Oh! Breathe not his name (unaccompanied) Pierce TURNER** Union (When the planets are bright) (with piano trio) * In view of the particular nature of this programme, the name of the poet precedes that of the composer ** Pieces marked with a double asterisk are original compositions, the others are arrangements of Irish folk melodies Kathleen Tynan (soprano), Dearbhla Collins (pianoforte), The Irish Piano Trio: Michael d’Arcy (violin), Annette Cleary (cello), Dearbhla Collins (pianoforte) Recorded 28th-30th July 1998, University Concert Hall, Limerick BLACK BOX BBM1022 [71’34"] [CH]

Some interesting repertoire attractively presented, even if maybe a little more could have been extracted from it. … see Full Review
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ROMANZE: THE ROMANTIC VIOLA Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856) Märchenbilder, op. 113 (1851) Alexander GLAZUNOV (1865-1936) Elegy, op. 44 (1893) Frank BRIDGE (1879-1941) Allegro appassionato (1908), Pensiero (1905) Johann Wenzel KALLIWODA (1801-1866) 3 Nocturnes, from op. 186 Max BRUCH (1836-1920) Romanze, op. 85 (1911-12) Mikhail Ivanovitch GLINKA (1804-1857) Sonata in d (ed. Borisovsky) (1825-28) Yuko Inoue (viola), Kathron Sturrock (pianoforte) Recorded 28th July, 22nd October, 7th-8th December 1999, Potton Hall, Suffolk BLACK BOX BBM1034 [69’ 31"] [CH]

Inoue is one of the chosen few who can somehow unlock the soul of her instrument. … see Full Review

MUSIC IN RUDOLPHINIAN PRAGUE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC AT THE IMPERIAL COURT - Aurelio BONELLI (1569?-16??) Canzoni e toccate - Bastian CHILESE (15??-16??) Canzon a 8 - Philippe DE MONTE (1521-1603) Canzon a 4 - Girolamo FRESCOBALDI (1583-1643) Canzon a 8 - Giovanni GABRIELI (1557-1613) Canzon Quarta a 4 - Canzon noni toni a 8 - Cesario GUSSAGO (16??-16??) Two Canzones - Hans Leo HASSLER (1564-1612) Canzon duo decimi toni - Ricercar a 4 - Valentin HAUSSMANN (15??-16??) Two Dance-Musics - Alessandro OROLOGIO (1555?-1629?) Intrada - Valerius OTTO (1579?-1613?) Four Dance-Musics (1611) - Isabella - Salomone ROSSI (1570?-1629?) Sinfonia grave – Gilliarda Massara Symposium Musicum directed by Miloslav Klement - Recorded in 1995 at the martinek Studio, Prague PANTON 81 1402-2 131 [59.20] [WH]

A disc to listen to in short bursts. Careful attention to a particular piece, perhaps repeated listening, does bring rewards. An undemanding listen… see Full Review

Victor de Sabata (1892-1967) Igor STRAVINSKY (1882-1971)
Fireworks Op 4 (1908) Alexander MOSSOLOV (1900-1973) Iron Foundry Op 19 (1926-28) Alexander GLAZUNOV (1865-1936) From the Middle Ages – Symphonic Suite Op 79 (1903); 1. Troubadour’s Song 2. Scherzo Victor de SABATA (1892-1967) Juventus (1919) Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Symphony No 6 Op 68 Pastoral (1808) Turin Orchestra of the Italian Broadcasting Authority (all except Beethoven) recorded Turin December 1933. Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra (Beethoven) recorded Teatro Argentina, Rome January and February 1947 NAXOS HISTORICAL 8.110859 [71.07] [JW]

De Sabata in a somewhat unfamiliar embryonic light … see Full Review

Sacred Music at the Court of King Joao V Jaime DE LA TE Y SAGAU Cantata a Santa Maria; Joao RODRIGUES ESTEVES, Stabat Mater sections; and Dueto Pinguis est panis; Carlos SEIXAS Sonatas in A minor, E minor and G major; Antonio TEIXEIRA, Psalm 126 Nisi Dominus; Domenico SCARLATTI, Sonatas in D major, K287. D major K288 and G major K328; Salve Regina Paula Pires de Matos, soprano Mario Marques, counter-tenor Gerhard Doderer Organ Recorded at the Monastery de Arouca, December 1989 STRAUSS SP 4353 [58.12] [GH]

Unless this rare repertoire is a particular interest of yours, and then do not take the trouble to track this CD down. … see Full Review

Christine SCHÄFER (soprano) Excerpts from works by Bach, Haydn and Mendelssohn Creation HAYDN Coffee and Peasant Cantatas BACH Mass in A BACH
Magnificat BACH St John Passion BACH Elijah MENDELSSOHN Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart Bach Collegium Stuttgart Stuttgart Hymnus Boys’ Choir Eckhard Weyand (conductor) Helmuth Rilling (conductor) HÄNSSLER CLASSIC (VOCAL SERIES) CD 98. 403 [58. 24] [CF]

This should make you want to get the complete versions to enjoy Christine Schäfer’s magnificent voice. … see Full Review

RECORDING OF THE MONTH Tarantella Music for double-bass and piano
Giovanni BOTTESINI (1821-1889)
Fantasie on ‘La Sonnambula’ [8:59] Gioacchino ROSSINI (1792-1868) Une Larme pour Basse [3:01] Fritz KREISLER (1875-1972)
Gabriel FAURÉ (1845-1924) Après un Rêve [3:29] Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937) Pièce en Forme de Habañera [3:23] Giovanni BOTTESINI Rêverie [3:41] Frank BRIDGE (1879-1941) Spring Song [2:25] Giovanni BOTTESINI Romanza Patetica 7:31] Serge KOUSSEVITSKY (1874-1951) Valse Miniature [2:50] Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Vocalise [6:25] Reinhold GLIÈRE (1875-1956) Präludium op.32, no.1 [3:26] Scherzo op.32, no.2 [4:44] Intermezzo op.9, no.1 [3:18] Tarantella op.9, no.2 [4:42] Duncan McTier, double bass, Kathron Sturrock, piano Recorded on 7th and 8th March 1989 at University of Surrey Music Dept. BLACK BOX BBM 1004 [61:30]
RECORDING OF THE MONTH CapriccioMusic for double-bass and piano
Giovanni BOTTESINI (1821-1889)
Capriccio di Bravura [9:05] Gabriel FAURÉ (1845-1924) Elegy in A minor op.24 [7:41] Ludwig Van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Variations on ‘Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen’ op.66 [11:27] Felix MENDELSSOH-BARTHOLDY Lied ohne Worte op.109 [5:01] Camille SAINT-SAENS (1835-1921) ‘Mon coeur s’ouvre’ [3:52] HANDEL (1685-1759) ‘Ombra mai fu’ [3:35] Zoltán KODÁLY (1882-1967) Epigrams [9:16] Giovanni BOTTESINI Elegy in D [5:59] Gaspar CASSADÓ Requiebros [5:55] Duncan McTier, double bass, Kathron Sturrock, piano Recorded on 4th – 6th April 1996 at Conway Hall, London. BLACK BOX BBM 1005 [61:51]

If you’re not sure about the bass as a soloist, you must listen to this. If you do love the bass – well then, you probably already have done! … see Full Review
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Voice of Africa - Roelof TEMMINGH (b.1946): Himne [5’56"] - Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847): Psalm 100 (Jauchzet dem Herrn alle Welt) (c.1842) Unaccompanied Chorus [3’59"] - Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896): Os justi - Psalm 36, vv30-31. (1879) [4’13"] - Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901): Pater noster (1880) [6’20"] - Arvo PÄRT (b.1935): Magnificat (1989) [6’37"] Lars JOHANSON (b.1951): To the Mothers of Brazil - arr. - Gunnar ERIKSSON (b.1936): [5’30"] - Veljo TORMIS (b.1930): Raua Needmine - (Curse upon iron) (1972) [9’50"] - Sven-Eric JOHANSEN (1919-1997): Dilemma (1968) [2’00"] - Thomas JENNEFELT (b.1954): Villarosa sarialdi (1994) [10’37"] - Niel van der WATT (b.1962): I am the Voice of Africa [6’04"] - Jaako MANTYJARVI (b.1963): Pseudo-Yoik [2’07"] - Deep River: (Spiritual) - arr. Anders PAULSSON [5’35"] William SPEVERY: Operator - arr. Niel van der WATT [3’11"] University of Pretoria Camerata/Johann van der Sandt - Recorded in October 1999 and October 2000 GUILD GMCD 7246 [72’52"] [GPJ][JP]

Well worth hearing, and a fascinating sidelight on an aspect of contemporary music-making in Africa. … see Full Review

Voices of Angels - Walter LAMBE (c1450-1499) Salve Regina - WILLIAM MONK OF STRATFORD (fl 15-16th century) Magnificat - John PLUMMER (c1410-1484) Tota Pulchra est - Anna Mater Matris Christi - Richard DAVY (c1465-1507) Salve Regina - In Honore Summae Matris - The Sixteen Harry Christophers - Recorded St Bartholomew’s, Orford January 1995 CORO COR16002 [61’59] [JW]

Such care, beauty of tone and thoughtfulness have been lavished on this disc that further recommendation is rather redundant. … see Full Review

Wordless Meanings - Performed by Raga Dolls - Fourteen Salon pieces composed and/or arranged by David OSBORNE (violin and steel string guitar), Gary Norman (banjo), Shannon Birchall (double bass), George Butrumills (piano accordion), Caroline Craig (vocals), James Sherlock (nylon string guitar) - Recorded at Studio 301 at Move Records (no date given) MOVE MD 3249 [56.43] [GH]

Charmed by the arrangements and the effortlessly beautiful ensemble and tone quality ... See Full Review

THE WORLD OF THE FRENCH HORN - Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Horn Concerto no. 4 in E flat, K.495 - Barry Tuckwell (horn), ECO (Henry Wood Hall, June, July 1983) - Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Horn Sonata in F, Op. 17 - Barry Tuckwell (horn), Vladimir Ashkenazy (pianoforte) (Kingsway Hall, December 1974) - KNECHTL Horn Concerto in D - Barry Tuckwell (horn), Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown (St. Barnabas’ Church, September 1985) - Conradin KREUTZER (1780-1849) Das Mühlrad - Joan Sutherland (soprano), Barry Tuckwell (horn), Richard Bonynge (pianoforte) (Henry Wood Hall, October 1987) - Paul DUKAS (1895-1965), arr. Vitali Bujanowski Villanelle - Hermann Baumann (horn), Leipzig Gewandhaus O/Kurt Masur (Neues Gewandhaus, September 1985) - Francis POULENC (1899-1963) Élégie - André Cazalet (horn), Pascal Rogé (pianoforte) (Salle Wagram, Paris, June 1989) - Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949) Horn Concerto no. 1 in E flat, op. 11 - Barry Tuckwell (horn), RPO/Vladimir Ashkenazy (Walthamstow Town Hall, February 1990) DECCA 472 499-2 [72’40"] [CH]

An attractive compilation; the highlights are the Beethoven and the Dukas. … see Full Review

THE WORLD OF PIANO ENCORES - Frédéric CHOPIN (1810-1849) Nocturne in B, op. 62/1 - Vladimir Ashkenazy (London 1976) - Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Bagatelle in a, WoO 59 – "Für Elise" - Ashkenazy (Vienna 1984) - Anton RUBINSTEN (1829-1894) Melody in F, op. 3/1 - Shura Cherkassky (London 1974) - Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Prelude in c sharp, op. 3/2 - Ashkenazy (London 1975) - Enrique GRANADOS (1867-1916) Goyescas: The Maiden and the Nightingale - Alicia de Larrocha (London 1975) - Christian SINDING (1856-1941) Rustle of Spring, op. 32/3 - Joseph Cooper (London 1976) - Edvard GRIEG (1843-1907) Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, op. 65/6 - J. Cooper (London 1974) - RACHMANINOV Suite no. 2, op. 17: Romance - Ashkenazy, André Previn (London 1974) - Manuel de FALLA (1876-1946) El Amor Brujo: Ritual Fire Dance - Larrocha (London 1973) - Gabriel FAURÉ (1845-1924) Dolly Suite: Berceuse - Katia & Marielle Labèque (London 1985) - Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908), arr. RACHMANINOV The Flight of the Bumble-Bee - Ivan Davis (London 1969) - Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) Suite Bergamasque: Clair de Lune - Pascal Rogé (London 1977) - Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937) Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn - Rogé (London 1974) - Paul de SCHLÖZER (1841-1898) Etude, op. 1/2 - Jorge Bolet (London 1985) - Franz LISZT (1811-1886) Liebestraum no. 3 in A flat - Bolet (London 1982) - Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897) Waltz in B, op. 39/1 Julius Katchen (London 1962) Percy GRAINGER (1882-1961) Country Gardens - J. Cooper (London 1977 - George GERSHWIN (1898-1937) Prelude no. 2 - Peter Jablonski (London 1990) - Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) The Love of Three Oranges: March - Ashkenazy (Meggen 1993-4) - Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975) Prelude in D flat op.34/15 - Olli Mustonen (Blackheath 1990) - Francis POULENC (1899-1963) L’Embarquement pour Cythère - Rogé, Jean-Philippe Collard (London 1992) - Morton GOULD (1913-1996) Boogie Woogie Etude - Cherkassky (New York 1991) Decca 473 145-2 [80’ 08"] [CH]

Plenty of goodies here, but "The World of Piano Encores" it is not. … see Full Review



ROGER QUILTER: His Life and Music by Valerie Langfield, Boydell Press, 2002: xviii, 375pp, plus CD ISBN 0-85115-871-4 £40 hardback

THE ENGLISH MUSICAL PRESS AND THE RENAISSANCE 1850-1914: WATCHMEN OF MUSIC, by Meirion Hughes, Ashgate 2002: xi, 248pp ISBN 0-7456-0588-4 £49.50 hardback




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