DISCUSSION: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
He's best known for writing a series of musicals, including Babes in Toyland, Cyrano de Bergerac and It Happened in Nordland.
Victor Herbert died suddenly from a heart attack in New Haven, Connecticut on 26 May 1924, aged sixty-five.
CD Spotlight. Very Impressive - Christmas music from the Brass Band of Battle Creek, recommended by Keith Bramich. '... bewitchingly subtle touches of colour ...'
A Golden Treasury - Havergal Brian on European and American music, read by Patric Standford
Ensemble. Crystalline Lightness - A Symphony of the Americas concert, reviewed by Lawrence Budmen
Record Box. Craftsmanship and Spirit - Symphonies by James Cohn, heard by Patric Standford
Fishy Ripples? - Red Herrings Spawn in Rough Blogoon Waters, by Jennifer Paull
Profile - A man of vision. Victor Herbert, the first composer to write for film, investigated by Jennifer Paull