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ENDNOTES – Prokofiev, Szymanowski, Vaughan Williams and Arnold

Endnotes – Prokofiev, Complete Works for Violin; Szymanowski in the High Tatras; Malcolm Arnold and Vaughan Williams in classic recordings STUART MILLSON looks to Europe’s east Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev (1891-1953) is, possibly, one of the most difficult composers to discuss. For … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Bruckner from Saarbrucken

ENDNOTES – Bruckner from Saarbrucken STUART MILLSON is re-entranced by the magnificent Eighth The recording of Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony by the Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski is not a recent issue. Nor is it considered one of … Continue reading

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Effexor com

ENDNOTES STUART MILLSON enjoys Vaughan Williams from Oregon – and an elegy by Herbert Howells American conductors and orchestras have long been interested in British music. The two Leonards, Bernstein and Slatkin, both made memorable recordings of Elgar; Robert Shaw … Effexor com

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ENDNOTES – Farewelling Aldeburgh 2013

ENDNOTES – Farewelling Aldeburgh 2013 STUART MILLSON enjoys the last weekend of the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival and several enticing new CDs Durham Cathedral Choristers at Aldeburgh  *  New work by Wolfgang Rihm performed at Snape  *  Cello sonatas by Rachmaninov, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Letter from Aldeburgh

ENDNOTES Letter from Aldeburgh STUART MILLSON reports on Peter Grimes at the Aldeburgh Festival Dear Ben, I can feel the special magic that the Festival instils into music, country side, sea side and people! And it is all because Peter … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Italian radiance and English glories

Italian radiance and English glories STUART MILLSON enjoys a lavish orchestral tapestry of Italian life and landscape, and the sounds of The Solent at The English Music Festival The Leopard (Il Gattopardo), by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, is a slow, sunlit, … Continue reading

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Endnotes – Rare British chamber works, Vivaldi arranged by Bach, and a trip to Lochnagar

ENDNOTES Rare British chamber works, Vivaldi arranged by Bach, and a trip to Lochnagar STUART MILLSON If there is one musical initiative in this country that has revealed a hitherto unseen, unknown and unappreciated dimension to our cultural understanding, it … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES: Sir Hubert Parry and Season Songs

ENDNOTES Sir Hubert Parry and Season Songs STUART MILLSON Elgar is usually credited as the progenitor of the English musical renascence, and it is certainly the case that his Enigma Variations and The Dream of Gerontius placed our music on … Continue reading

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