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BOOK REVIEWS

BRITTEN, Voice and Piano: Lectures on the Vocal Music of Benjamin Britten By Graham Johnson

BRITISH SOLO SONG: aguide for for singers, teachers, librarians and the music trade

HENRY FOTHERGILL CHORLEY Victorian Journalist By Robert Bledsoe

Elgar’s Oratorios: the creation of an epic narrative By Charles Edward McGuire

LETTERS AND DIARIES OF KATHLEEN FERRIER Edited by Christopher Fifield

PARROTTICISMS: The Autobiography of Ian Parrott

Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician by Jeremy Dibble (Oxford 2002, 535 pp) £65
Charles Villiers Stanford by Paul Rodmell (Ashgate 2002, 495 pp) £57.50 [CH]
ERRORS AND DISCREPANCIES IN TWO RECENT BOOKS ON STANFORD
STANFORD, EDMOND HOLMES AND "THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE"
STANFORD AND MUSICAL QUOTATION

STANFORD'S COUPLES

Vaughan Williams and the Symphony by Lionel Pike

NEW BOOK DETAILS

Sing, Ariel: Essays and Thoughts for Alexander Goehr's Seventieth Birthday edited by Alison Latham

Prokofiev’s Ballets for Diaghilev Stephen 0. Press


Celebratory concerts for Arnold Bax and Arthur Butterworth

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Cecil Armstrong Gibbs A Brief Discography by John France

ARNOLD BAX By Greg Barns

BORIS BLACHER A Centenary Sketch by Dr David C F Wright

JOHN RUSSELL F.R.C.M. (1916-1990) A personal memoir of a friend and teacher, with reference to his friendship with Gerald Finzi by ADRIAN WILLIAMS

Bernard Herrmann - Anglophile - Editings by Ian Lace from Steven C. Smith's biography A Heart At Fire's Center - The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann

MUSIC INSPIRED BY SHERLOCK HOLMES by PHILIP L. SCOWCROFT

MALCOLM WILLIAMSON: 1931-2003 by Antony Gray

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The Brook Street Band perform at the Wigmore Hall on Saturday 27th September 2003.


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