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Piano Concertos 1 and 2
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A Garland for John McCabe


ABRAHAMSEN Quartets


DIETHELM Symphonies


The best Rite of Spring in Years


BACH Magnificat


Brian Symphs 8, 21, 26


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Online Books & Reference Works

These are major resources exclusively available on MWI, and include some previously published books that are no longer available in hardcopy.

Cannons and Flowers by Georges Cziffra

Martinu in Paris: A Synthesis of Musical Styles and Symbols by Erik Anthony Entwistle

The Collector’s Guide to Gramophone Company Record Labels 1898 - 1925 by Howard Friedman

The Dictionary of Composers and their Music by Eric Gilder

The Last Boy of the Family by Inglis Gundry

The Charles A Hooey Collection
A substantial collection of articles mostly written/compiled by Charles on early 20th century performers.

Guide To Twentieth Century Composers by Mark Morris

Two Centuries In One: Musical Romanticism & the Twentieth Century by Herbert Pauls (available as a pdf - we recommend you download it to your computer as it is a large file, 4Mb)

The Business of Music by Ernst Roth

Contemporary British Music by Francis Routh

Quadrille with a Raven by Humphrey Searle

Beethoven by Marion Scott

The Philip Scowcroft Collection
This includes Garlands, a major series of articles on British light music composers extracted from his book on the subject, as well as numerous articles on a wide range of musical topics.

The Music Goes Round and Around by Basil Tschaikov

 

The following are not exclusive to MWI but are we felt they should be listed here:

The 20th century violin concertante by Tobias Broeker

More Than The Notes An online book by Arthur Bloomfield, analysing the performances of a substantial number of famous conductors from Arthur Nikisch to Sir Adrian Boult



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