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ENDNOTES, 23rd May 2017

ENDNOTES, 23rd May, 2017 In this edition: A Mass for Modern Man; Cesar Franck, Violin Sonata in A Major; Elgar and Delius Quartets; Over the Plains, by George Antheil Ståle Kleiberg (b. 1958) is a Norwegian composer not well known … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 13th March 2017

Endnotes, 13th March 2017 In this edition: Now Comes Beauty, from EM Records; Vaughan Williams from Norway, reviewed by Stuart Millson; Concert at St John’s, March 1st 2017, reviewed by Leslie Jones With the English Music Festival (May Bank Holiday, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 13th September 2016

ENDNOTES, 13th September 2016 In this edition: historic Elgar recordings from Somm, “Our revels now are ended” – contemporary work by Jonathan Dove that concluded the 2016 Proms season Somm Records continues to offer the slightly unusual and often unexpected … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 20th September, 2015

ENDNOTES, 20th September, 2015 All flags flying at the Last Night of the Proms – preceded by Russian masterpieces from St. Petersburg, and the visionary majesty of The Dream of Gerontius Stuart Millson enjoys the last week of the 2015 … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Stuart Millson on Domenico Barbaja, the Bel Canto Bully * Elgar, Bantock, Walton and Tchaikovsky at the Proms * A few old records revisited…

ENDNOTES STUART MILLSON on Domenico Barbaja, the Bel Canto Bully * Elgar, Bantock, Walton and Tchaikovsky at the Proms * A few old records revisited… Without the influence of the domineering Italian – or more correctly, Milanese/Neapolitan, impresario, Domenico Barbaja … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Discs – Leslie Jones

LESLIE JONES Quarterly Review Deputy Editor Here are ten musical items in search of a desert island – hopefully, an island with WiFi! In no particular order… Les Préludes, Franz Liszt Music from this stirring and bombastic symphonic poem was … Continue reading

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