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JASCHA HORENSTEIN (1898-1973) A CD DISCOGRAPHY by Donald Clarke

CARLOS KLEIBER (1930-2004)

View from the Audience Knight Foundation Administers Tough Love to American Symphony Orchestras to Encourage Building of New Audiences

View from the Audience WHAT IS CLASSICAL MUSIC? WHO LISTENS TO IT? Vignettes from the American scene

PERCY YOUNG - 1912-2004 Obituary by Philip Scowcroft

Georges Charles GOUNOD (1818-1893) Faust - an opera in five acts - Faust on record; a look back and into the future

HISTORY OF MUSIC Part 2 Music of the Renaissance and Reformation Periods Dr David C F Wright

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One hates to harp on about this sort of thing, but in all my concert going years I have never seen a conductor so discomfited or an orchestra so put off – understandably so... says Melanie

Brahms ran screaming, howling, flailing, and frothing through the underbrush muddying his shoes, ripping his clothes, and frightening small animals... says Paul Shoemaker

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