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Marc Bridle reports on the forthcoming Proms Festival

Vernon Handley records BAX tone poems and Sinfonietta Lewis Foreman

Eric Charles Blake I recommend this volume without hesitation to anyone wanting to get a wider picture of the times. There is much to interest and indeed entertainment Wars, Dictators and the Gramophone 1898-1945 pp320; illustrated; laminated cover.published by Sessions of York, Huntingdon Rd, York YO31 9HS, England Buy from MusicWeb £10 plus postage - immediate delivery

LONDON – a Musical Gazetteer By Lewis and Susan Foreman .....must find itself a place on music-lovers’ shelves beside the British Music Yearbook and is excellent value for the quite modest price. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2005 ISBN 0-300-10402-2 (chalk.paper) 384 pp 107 b/w illus large format paperback ISBN 0 300 10402 2 £15:99.

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Christopher Fifield - Ibbs and Tillett: The Rise and Fall of a Musical Empire. Just published by Ashgate. 692 pages, 78 b/w illustrations. Hardback for only £29.95 post-free in the UK [review to follow]


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Visit the HOFFNUNG EXHIBITION at the Frome Festival - July 1-10 2005

 

MAY 3rd:'Triple Centenary Concert for William Alwyn, Alan Rawsthorne and Constant Lambert' Alwyn:Naiades for Flute and Harp - The Alwyn Duo (Suzanne Willison-Harp and Katherine Baker-Flute)/String Quartet No. 3 - Tippett String Quartet/String Trio - Tippett String Trio. The Park Lane Group-Purcell Room, South Bank. Will also include works by Rawsthorne and Lambert. Starting at 6pm. There will be talks by John Amis, Giles Easterbrook, David Wordsworth and Lewis Foreman. Archive recordings of the composers voices will also be used.


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Eric Charles Blake I recommend this volume without hesitation to anyone wanting to get a wider picture of the times. There is much to interest and indeed entertainment Wars, Dictators and the Gramophone 1898-1945 pp320; illustrated; laminated cover.published by Sessions of York, Huntingdon Rd, York YO31 9HS, England Buy from MusicWeb £10 plus postage - immediate delivery

LONDON – a Musical Gazetteer By Lewis and Susan Foreman .....must find itself a place on music-lovers’ shelves beside the British Music Yearbook and is excellent value for the quite modest price. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2005 ISBN 0-300-10402-2 (chalk.paper) 384 pp 107 b/w illus large format paperback ISBN 0 300 10402 2 £15:99.

The Singer's Ego This is a book that should sit well used on the shelves of all singers, aspiring singers and teachers. It won’t take you long to read it, and it is well worth an annual re-read. Recommended highly Finding Balance between Music and Life By: Lynn Eustis

THE MAHLER SYMPHONIES - An Owner's Manual All in all, this is the ideal book for a would-be Mahlerite, or for evangelical Mahlerites to give to others who they would like to convert by David Hurwitz

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Marc Bridle reports on the forthcoming Proms Festival

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