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ENDNOTES, August 2020

ENDNOTES, August 2020 In this edition: Brahms celebrated in Vienna – patriotic music denigrated in Britain, by Stuart Millson The city of Vienna is home to two of the world’s greatest orchestras: the Vienna Philharmonic, once conducted by Karajan, and … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, April 2020

Endnotes, April 2020 Stuart Millson, on the forgotten pleasure of browsing for records With the near demise of the record shop (our older readers may remember the much-loved Farringdon Records at Cheapside or Harold Moores in the West End), it … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 8th August 2017

ENDNOTES, 8th August 2017        In this edition: The Richard Hickox Legacy from Chandos Records, including The Black Knight, reviewed by Stuart Millson The orchestral and operatic conductor, Richard Hickox CBE, was probably one of the hardest-working and most committed … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 16th May 2016

ENDNOTES, 16th May 2016 In this edition: Interview with Royal Philharmonic Society Award-winner, Clare Hammond * German and French recorder concertos * Brahms, Piano Quintet from Chandos * Looking forward to the Proms – in London and Cardiff. A stream … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, January 2016

ENDNOTES, January 2016 In this edition: Tribute to Pierre Boulez * Brahms at the Barbican * Romantic English violin concertos from Tasmin Little * Enescu chamber works The classical music world was in mourning earlier this month with the announcement … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, 9th November 2015

ENDNOTES, 9th November 2015 In this edition: Wilhelm Furtwängler conducts Brahms and Bruckner; Paul Spicer directs the choral music of Samuel Barber; Chandos issues new CD of Ligeti, Nielsen and Hindemith Anyone who has listened to and marvelled at the … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, July 2015

ENDNOTES, July 2015 In this edition: An orchestral world première and a recent chamber commission at this year’s English Music Festival * Transcriptions for strings from Meridian Records Dorchester-on-Thames in rural Oxfordshire is home to the English Music Festival, now … Continue reading

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Twenty Years After

Twenty Years After Leslie Jones joins a birthday party The Henschel Quartet with Martino Tirimo, a recital given at St John’s Smith Square on Tuesday 11th November 2014 and broadcast live on Radio 3. Programme; Beethoven String Quartet no 5 … Continue reading

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