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2019

November

Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky - a survey by Ralph Moore
Rolando Panerai - An obituary by Ralph Moore

October

Anthony Hedges - An obituary by Kenneth Shenton
Jessye Norman - A short appreciation by Ralph Moore
Short Reviews & Second Thoughts: Autumn 2019/1 by Brian Wilson, Dan Morgan, Johan van Veen & Simon Thompson
Listening Studio Report by John Quinn
Piano Trio Discography - Sergei Rachmaninov
Another Dozen Obscure Favorites by Andrew Hartman

August

Mozart's Die Zauberflöte - a survey by Ralph Moore
Peter Gammond - an obituary by Kenneth Shenton
Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer - a survey by Ralph Moore
Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été - a survey by Ralph Moore
A Portrait of the Pianist Adolph Hallis by William Snedden
What is the meaning behind the Castellucci production of Salome? - an interpretation by Len Mullenger
Second Thoughts and Short Reviews: Summer 2019/2 by Brian Wilson, Johan van Veen and Simon Thompson
“Untouchable” and ”Most Recommendable” Opera Recordings - a very personal guide by Ralph Moore

July

Verdi's Rigoletto - a survey by Ralph Moore
Verdi's Simon Boccanegra - a survey by Ralph Moore
Bizet's Carmen - a survey by Ralph Moore
Piano Trio Discography: Maurice Ravel
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews: Summer 2019/1 by Brian Wilson, Dan Morgan and Simon Thompson

June

Noises Off - Sound Effects in Opera Recordings by Paul Corfield Godfrey
Verdi's Aida - a survey by Ralph Moore
Dominick Argento - an obituary by Kenneth Shenton
Puccini's Manon Lescaut - a survey by Ralph Moore
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews - Spring 2019-3 by Brian Wilson, Simon Thompson & Johan van Veen

May

The Swing of the Pendulum - George Lloyd and the Crisis of Romanticism by Peter Davison
Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila - a survey by Ralph Moore
A Dozen Obscure Favorites by Andrew Hartman
Massenet's Werther - a survey by Ralph Moore
Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel - a survey by Ralph Moore
Piano Trio Discography & Review Index: N, O, P & Q composers compiled by David Barker
Blandine Verlet - an obituary by Kenneth Shenton
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews - Spring 2019-3 by Brian Wilson, Simon Thompson & Johan van Veen
Schubert's Winterreise - a survey by Ralph Moore

April

Romance in The Land of Heart’s Desire by Ben Janken
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin - a survey by Ralph Moore
Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande - a survey by Ralph Moore
John Langdon - an obituary by Kenneth Shenton
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews - Spring 2019-2 by Brian Wilson

March

The Music of Hermann Goetz by Andrew Hartman
Verdi's Otello - a survey by Ralph Moore
Listening Studio Report by John Quinn
Cherubini's Medea - a survey by Ralph Moore
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews - Spring 2019-1 by Brian Wilson
Verdi's Falstaff - a survey by Ralph Moore
Gerald Larner - an obituary by Kenneth Shenton

February

Wagner's Ring cycle - a survey by Ralph Moore
Berlioz's Les Troyens - a survey by Ralph Moore
Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov - a survey by Ralph Moore
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews Winter 2019-2 by Brian Wilson & Dan Morgan
Martin Dalby - an obituary by Kenneth Shenton
Puccini’s La fanciulla del West - a survey by Ralph Moore

January

50,000 reviews published
Wagner's Parsifal - a survey by Ralph Moore
John Joubert - an obituary by John Quinn
Strauss' Salome - a survey by Ralph Moore
Stanfordian Thoughts 9: His most played work by Christopher Howell
Second Thoughts & Short Reviews Winter 2018/19-1 by Brian Wilson & Dan Morgan

 



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