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Conner Riddle Songs

Rodzinski Sibelius

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Articles by Charles A. Hooey

Charles A. Hooey has written extensively about singers, recordings and music of the 1920s and 1930s for Musicweb International and numerous print magazines, such as The Record Collector, The Hillandale News and the journals of the Elgar Society and the British Music Society.

Musicweb is pleased to provide online access to these articles. The author wishes to acknowledge the encouragement and help of Larry Lustig in the writing of these articles.

Charles passed away on October 2, 2013.

Ettore Bastianini
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  Recollections (by Christian Springer)
•  Recordings
Sir Thomas Beecham
•  Beecham's lonely Elijah
•  Beecham's triumph in absentia - the Comique Opera Tour 1910/11
Richard Bonelli
•  Biography
•  Appearances
•  Opera broadcasts & roles
•  Discography & film
•  Recollections by Wayne Conner
•  Recordings
Philip Brozel
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  At the Proms
Eugene Conley
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  Discography
•  Opera roles
Charles Dalmorès
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  Discography
•  Opera roles
Ernst Denhof
•  Biography
Hubert Eisdell
•  A singer and his songs
•  Discography
•  Eisdell "explodes" on CD
•  At the Proms
Muriel Foster
•  Elgar's blessed charmer
•  Ones who got away
•  At the Proms
John Harrison
•  Biography
•  Discography
•  At the Proms
Orville Harrold
•  An American Original
•  Chronology
•  Discography
•  Opera roles
Caroline Hatchard
•  Biography
•  Caroline, her sisters and the sea
•  At the Proms
•  Discography
Walter Hyde
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  Discography
•  Hyde's Magic Lives Again On CD - CD review (Cheyne CHE44420)
•  At the Proms
Edward Johnson
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  Discography
•  Roles
Dora Labbette
•  Biography
•  Discography
•  At the Proms
•  Roles (opera as Lisa Perli)
Durward Lely
•  Biography
Miriam Licette
•  Biography
•  Discography
•  Roles
•  Chronology
•  At the Proms
Thomas Llyfnwy Thomas
•  Biography
•  Discography
Felice Lyne
•  Biography
•  Roles
•  Recordings
Charles Mott
•  Elgar's baritone
Agnes Nicholls
•  Biography
•  Discography
•  Nicholls and Elgar's The Kingdom
•  Roles
•  At the Proms
Dennis Noble
•  Biography
•  Chronology
•  Discography
•  At the Proms
Maurice d'Oisly & Rosina Buckman
•  Sing to me Maurice, Dear!
•  Discography (d'Oisly)
•  At the Proms (d'Oisly)
•  Discography (Buckman)
Robert Radford
•  Biography
•  Discography
•  Panel discussion
•  Performances
•  Roles
•  At the Proms
Elena Suliotis
•  Biography
•  Chronology/Discography
•  Roles
General articles
•  The amazing music lovers of Liverpool
•  Grove and the Crystal Palace - CD review (Symposium CD1251)
•  The immortal sextet - Soloists in the premiere performance of Elgar's The Apostles
•  The night the camels came - 14 operas in 1914 Winnipeg
•  Sea Pictures - Alive and well - A survey of recordings
•  Spirit Insights - Elgar's The Spirit of England
•  Tales of the ill-fated vicar - Liza Lehmann's opera The Vicar of Wakefield
•  Ye Olde English Singers
•  AKA - The wacky world of pseudonyms

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