CD Spotlight. A Very Joyous Disc - Brahms arranged by Kenneth Woods impresses Alice McVeigh. '... this is an excellent performance representing a useful, joyful and even inspired addition to the orchestral repertoire.'
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This is a collection of longer features, normally investigating their subjects in extra depth. Read them when you have extra time.
Profile. Music Speaks for Itself - An interview with the composer Paul Carr, by Anett Fodor
Interpretation and Aporias - Richard Meszto considers Michael Kieran Harvey's recent doctoral dissertation
Profile. Genuine Artistic Perspectives - George Colerick discusses the music of Sergei Prokofiev with reference to the Soviet authorities
A Perfect Fool - George Colerick discusses Gustav Holst and his Richard Wagner parody
Ensemble. High Jinks - Roderic Dunnett enjoys Opera Warwick's production of Offenbach's 'La vie Parisienne'
CD Spotlight. Gorgeously Sung - Choral music by Richard Allain, heard by Roderic Dunnett. 'The music is undoubtedly beautiful, without exception.'
Profile. Prodigious appetite for repertoire - Ron Bierman talks to coloratura soprano Alisa Jordheim
CD Spotlight. Dazzling Symphonies - Symphonies by Ruth Gipps, recommended by Roderic Dunnett. 'It conveys as much energy and artistry and expressiveness today as it did the day it was written.'
Profile. No Vulgar Commercialiser - George Colerick tells the story of Louis Jullien, a French impressario, composer and conductor famous in London in the nineteenth century
Profile. A Gold Mine - Roderic Dunnett visits Birmingham to talk to John Joubert
Tempo Calculated - Teun Van de Steeg finds evidence of a missing link in our perception of music