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Martha Masters (guitar) Viaggo in Italia Mauro GIULIANI (1781-1829) Gran Sonata Eroica, Op 150 [10:04] Giulio REGONDI (1822-1872) Etude No 6 in D minor [6:20]; Etude No 8 in G major [5:18] Domenico SCARLATTI (1685-1757) Sonata in D major, K 277 [3:26]; Sonata in A major, K 208 [4:32]; Sonata in D major, K 178 [2:28] Bryan JOHANSON (b. 1951) Ciaccona [4:58] Angelo GILARDINO (b.1941) Colloquio con Andrés Segovia [6:30] Simone IANNARELLI (b.1970) Variazioni - en Mémoire de S. Rachmaninoff [12:54] Martha Masters (guitar) rec. Loyola Marymount University. (no date given) GSP 1031 CD [56:36][ZT]

The sort of recording that makes the listener want more. ... see Full Review

Melodic Lines Casimir-Théophile Lailliet (1837-1892) Terzetto, Op. 22 (??) [15:18] Geoffrey Bush (1920-1998) Trio (1952) [11:04] Barbara Thompson (b.1944) Green (2006) [5:37] Madeleine Dring (1923-1977) Trio (1971) [15:26] Richard Stoker (b.1938) Four Miniatures, Op.8 (1963) [5:45] Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Trio (1926) [12:48] Jeremy Polmear (oboe) Philip Gibbon (bassoon)Diana Ambache (piano) rec. St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, 12-14 July 2006. DDD OBOE CLASSICS CC2016 [67:07] [JF]

Another excellent package from Oboe Classics. Inspired repertoire, superb sound and exemplary programme notes. Brilliant! ... see Full Review

Monumental Works for Winds Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901) Triumphal March from Aida (1871) arr. Creatore [5:08] Igor STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920) [8:24] Vincent PERSICHETTI (1915-87) Symphony for Band Op.69 (1956) [15:46] Jaromir WEINBERGER (1896-1967) Polka and Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper (1927) arr. Bainum [8:15] Aaron COPLAND (1900-90) Emblems (1963) [11:03] Percy GRAINGER (1882-1961) Over the Hills and Far Away - Children's March (1919) [7:03] Sir William WALTON (1902-83) Crown Imperial (1937) transcr. Duthoit [8:38] 'The President's Own' United States Marine Band/Lt. Col. Michael J.Colburn rec. date and location not given NAXOS 8.570243 [64:16][DC]

A marvellous display of crack Wind Band performing, a superb recording and a stimulating programme. ... see Full Review

BARGAIN OF THE MONTH New England Legacy Quincy PORTER (1897-1966) Violin Sonata No.2 (1929) [16:10] Four Pieces for violin and piano (1947) [12:51] Walter PISTON (1894-1976) Violin Sonata (1939) [17:22] Amy BEACH (1867-1944) Three Compositions Op.40 (1898): La Captiva [3:25]; Berceuse [3:02]; Mazurka [3:06] Joel Pitchon (violin) Jonathan Bass (piano) rec. Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, Smith College, Northampton MA, undated GASPARO GSCD 367 [56:18] [JW]

An enjoyable recital. Greater tonal variety and tensile strength would have brought greater results ... see Full Review

Nox Lucis - The Night of Light - Medieval Chants for Christmas Ave Maria, invitatory [1:23]; Joseph fili David, antiphon [2:29]; Ad te levavi, introit and psalm [5:56]; Beata es virgo Maria, offertory [2:47]; Puer natus est, introit [3:19]; Quando natus est, antiphon [1:38]; Alleluia. Post partum, alleluia [3:48]; O florens rosa, antiphon [2:29]; Kyrie, trope [5:24]; Hodie Xpistus natus est, antiphon [4:13]; Benedicamus devotis mentibus, verside [1:57]; Christe redemptor omnium, hymn [5:15]; Angeli, archangeli, antiphon [3:05]; Trina celi, hymn [4:26]; Ex ore infantium, introit [4:08]; Ave clara stella, sequence [8:44] Vox Silentii (Johanna Korhonen, Hilkka-Liisa Vuori) rec. Sauvo-Koruna Church, Finland, 8-10 May 2006 PROPRIUS PRSACD 2038 [63:19][GF]

A disc that functions as a corrective to the stressful world that surrounds us, one to return to for peace and contemplation. ... see Full Review

Parabolically Bach Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) arr. Worley Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565 [8.42] arr. Loboda Toccata and Fugue in G Minor, BWV 558 [4.12] arr. Norris Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 554 [4.12] arr. Patrick Chorale: Wie schoen leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 739 [1.45] arr. Hartley Chorale from Cantata: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 [2.02] arr. Caravan Jesu bleibet meine Freude from Cantata BWV 147 [8.42] arr. Rascher O Haput voll Blut un Wurden from St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 [1.21] arr. Heyburn Chorale and Opening Chorus from Cantata BWV 99 [5.41] arr. Patrick Ricercare a 6 (Musical Offering), BWV 1079 [6.57] arr. Caravan, Koulman Prelude and Fugue XXII (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1), BWV 867 [5.34] arr. Hunt Contrapunctus I - (The Art of Fugue), BWV 1080 [2.57] arr. Western Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1951 [16.60] The Sax-Chamber Orchestra/Lawrence Gwozdz rec. 9-12 January 2006, Carterville Baptist Church, Petal, Missouri, USA ROMÉO RECORDS 7251 [63.03][RH]

Not really recommended except perhaps for the curiosity value of the saxophone ensemble. ... see Full Review

RECORDING OF THE MONTH Songs - Rodion Pogossov Edward GRIEG (1843-1907) With a water lily, Op. 25 No. 4 [2:16]; Dereinst, Gedanke mein, Op. 48 No. 2 [2:52]; Die verschwiegene Nachtigall, Op. 48 No. 4 [3:15]; Zur Rosenzeit, Op. 48 No. 5 [2:47]; Ein Traum, Op. 48 No. 6 [2:19]; Antonio Pietro CESTI (1623-1669) Alessandro (1651): Si mantiene il mio amor (realisation by John Glenn Paton) [2:27]; Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Oh no, I beg you, do not leave, Op. 4 No. 1 [1:52]; In the mysterious silence of the night, Op. 4 No. 3 [2:42]; I was with her, Op. 14 No. 4 [1:25]; All things pass away, Op. 26 No. 15 [1:43]; Christoph Willibald GLUCK (1714-1787) Paride ed Elena: O del mio dolce ardor [3:17];Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911)Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (1883): Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht [3:41]; Ging heut' Morgen übers Feld [4:18]; Ich hab' ein glühend Messer [3:07]; Die zwei blauen Augen [5:15]; Antonio CALDARA (1670-1736) La constanza in amor vince l'inganno, cantata: Come raggio di sol [2:32]; Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) The fearful minute, Op. 28 No. 6 [3:36]; Again, as before, alone, Op. 73 No. 6 [2:08]; Don Juan's Serenade, Op. 38 No. 1 [2:40]; On the golden cornfields, Op. 57 No. 2 [3:10]; Maury YESTON (b. 1945) Nine, musical: Unusual Way [2:57] Rodion Pogossov (baritone); Malcolm Martineau (piano) rec. 16-21 February 2006, Potton Hall, Suffolk EMI CLASSICS DEBUT 3596352 [60:26] [GF]

Always thrilling to hear a young singer on his way up. I wouldn't in the least be surprised if Rodion Pogossov becomes one of the most sought after baritones ... see Full Review

Polish Cello and Piano Sonatas Zygmunt STOJOWSKI (1870-1946) Cello Sonata Op.18 (1895) [27:49] Aleksander TANSMAN (1897-1986) Cello Sonata No.2 (1930) [16:01] Witold SZALONEK (1927-2001) Cello Sonata (1958) [18:37] Jerzy BAUER (b.1936) Cello Sonata in One Movement (1982) [7:07] Michał Dmochowski (cello) Graham Jackson (piano) rec. studios, Polish Radio, Warsaw, December 2005. DDD DUX 0514 [69:39][JW]

Four Polish sonatas that span nearly a century. The selection ranges widely and well. ... see Full Review

Polish 20th Century Sonatas for Flute and Piano Adam SWIERZYNSKI (1914-1997) Kaszuby Dance [2:56] Tadeusz SZELIGOWSKI (1896-1963) Sonata for Flute and Piano (1953) [13:05]   Alexander TASMAN (1897-1986) Sonata for Flute and Piano (1925) [10:54] Adam SWIERZYNSKI Cracow Folk Dance  [3:17] Boleslaw WOYTOWICZ (1899-1980) Sonata for Flute and Piano (1952) [19:21]   Adam SWIERZYNSKI Seagulls [5:03] Sonata for Flute and Piano (1954) [14:33] Marta A. Balinska (flute) Bernard Job (piano) rec. 18th Century Music Salon, Hôtel de Monaco, Paris DUX 0545 [70:42] [DC]

A thoughtfully presented and adventurous release. ... see Full Review

Psalms for the Spirit George Mursell GARRETT (1834-1897) Psalm 126 [2:03] John GOSS (1800-1880) Psalm 127 [2:15] Herbert HOWELLS (1892-1983) O, pray for the peace of Jerusalem - from Psalm 122 [7:17]; Psalm 121 [2:33] Henry SMART (1813-1879) Psalm 65 [4:14] William MATHIAS (1934-1992) Let the people praise thee, O God - from Psalm 67 [5:30] Thomas ATTWOOD (1765-1838) Psalm 41 [3:57] George Mursell GARRETT Psalm 93 [2:14] William CROFT (1678-1727) Burial Sentences [2:59] Noel EDISON (b. 1959) Psalm 137 [3:14] Edward BAIRSTOW (1874-1946) Psalm 114 [2:16] Bob CHILCOTT (b. 1955) My Prayer - from Psalm 102 [7:19] Matthew LARKIN (b. 1963) Psalm 111 [3:14] Samuel WESLEY (1766-1837) Psalm 42 [4:34] Hubert PARRY (1848-1918) I was glad - from Psalm 122 [6:25] Choir of St. John's, Elora/Matthew Larkin (organ)/Noel Edison rec. St, John's Church, Elora, Ontario, Canada, 27-30 January 2005. DDD NAXOS 8.557781 [60:31][JQ]

This is a fine disc, which should be snapped up eagerly by lovers of the music of the English Church ... see Full Review

Psalms for the Spirit George Mursell GARRETT (1834-1897) Psalm 126 [2:03] John GOSS (1800-1880) Psalm 127 [2:15] Herbert HOWELLS (1892-1983) O, pray for the peace of Jerusalem (from Psalm 122) [7:17] Psalm 121 [2:33] Henry SMART (1813-1879) Psalm 65 [4:14] William MATHIAS (1934-1992) Let the people praise thee, O God (from Psalm 67) [5:30] Thomas ATTWOOD (1765-1838) Psalm 41 [3:57] George Mursell GARRETT (1834-1897) Psalm 93 [2:14] William CROFT (1678-1727) Burial Sentences [2:59] Noel EDISON (b.1959) Psalm 137 [3:14] Edward BAIRSTOW (1874-1946) Psalm 114 [2:16] Bob CHILCOTT (b.1955) My Prayer (from Psalm 102) [7:19] Matthew LARKIN (b.1963) Psalm 111 [3:14] Samuel WESLEY (1766-1837) Psalm 42 [4:34] Hubert PARRY (1848-1918) I was glad (from Psalm 12) [6:25] Choir of St. John's Elora; Matthew Larkin (organ); directed by Noel Edison. rec. St. John's Church, Elora, Ontario, 27-30 January 2005 NAXOS 8.557781 [60:31][GPu]

A fine programme of Anglican psalm settings, beautifully sung and well recorded ... see Full Review

Carl Schuricht in New York Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Egmont Overture Op.84 (1810) [8:46] Symphony No.7 in A major Op.92 (1826) [34:01] Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Symphony No.35 in D major K385 Haffner (1782) [17:10] Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream Op. 61 (1843) [4:37] Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Schuricht rec. United Nations General Assembly. New York, 10 December 1956. ADD ARCHIPEL ARPCD0352 [64:39] [JW]

Schuricht admirers can look favourably on this; an unusual and unlikely location but Schuricht led the Vienna orchestra with surety and command. ... see Full Review

Schweizer Hornquartette Volume 1 Templeton STRONG (1856-1948) Légende for Horn Quartet (1913) [8:35] Erik SZÉKELY (b. 1927) Aubade and Sequence Op. 7 (1954) 6:57] Ernst WIDMER (1927-1990) Panorama Op. 94 (1974) [11:00] Daniel LIENHARD (b. 1955) Partikel (1978/1980) [5:00] Klaus CORNELL (b. 1932) Remebrances (Was vom Tag übrigblieb (2004) [10:17] Andreas PFLÜGER (b. 1941) Resonanzen (1987/2002) [17:12] Roland MOSER (b. 1943) Ton in Ton (1990/1997) [5:34] Daupratt-Hornquartett: Peter Bromig, Daniel Lienhard, Olivier Darbellay, Jörg Dusemund rec. Radiostudio Zurich, 19-21 Oct 2004 MUSIQUES-SUISSES MGB-CD 6226 [65:35] Schweizer Hornquartette Volume 2 Julien-François ZBINDEN (b. 1917) Three Pieces for Four Horns Op. 20 (1953) [8:18] Richard FLURY (1896-1967) Quartett für vier Waldhörner (1954) [11:01] Carlo Florindo SEMINI (1914-2004) Divertimento preistorico per 4 Corni (1957/1958) [11:00] Alphonse ROY (1906-2000) Quatuor pour Cors chromatiques (1953) [15:37] Jean-Luc DARBELLAY (b. 1946) Azur pour quatuor de cors (2001) [13:18] Hornquartett Zurich: Karl Fässler, Hanna Holder, Paulo Muñoz-Toledo, Heiner Wanner rec. Kirche Blumenstein, 11-13 Oct 2004 MUSIQUES-SUISSES MGB-CD 6227 [59:38][DB]

Uncommon repertoire excellently recorded and performed. ... see Full Review

Rudolf Serkin Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Capriccio in E, BWV993 (c.1704) [10:37] Max REGER (1873-1916) Variations and Fugue on a Theme of J. S. Bach, Op. 81 (1904) [29:51] Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp, Op. 78 (1809) [11:29] Piano Sonata No, 21 in C, Op. 53, Waldstein (1804) [25:03] Rudolf Serkin (piano) rec. live, Royal Festival Hall, London, 4 June 1973. ADD BBC LEGENDS BBCL 4177-2 [77:46][CC]

Magnificent programming here from Serkin - The BBC Legends series continues to fascinate and stimulate. ... see Full Review

Suites and Partitas of Modern Times Igor STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Suite Italienne (1933) [17:54] Luigi DALLAPICCOLA (1904-1975) Tartiniana Seconda (Divertimento) (1956) [11:04] Frederik van ROSSUM (1939-) Graffiti Opus 16 (1968) [4:24] Alfred SCHNITTKE (1934-1998) Suite in Alten Style (1972) [14:53] Witold LUTOSLAWSKI (1913-1994) Partita (1984) [16:44] Don FREUND (1947-) Sonapartita, noch nach Bach (2001) [10:55] Daniel Rubenstein (violin) Muhiddin Dürrüoglu-Demiriz (piano) rec. 1-4 August, 2002, Theatre Saint-Michel, Brussels, Belgium TALENT DOM 2910 125 [75:53] [DC]

Imaginative programming and imposing performances. ... see Review

GREAT SWEDISH SINGERS series on Bluebell: Margareta Hallin: Soprano, Kjerstin Dellert: Soprano, Barbro Ericson: Contralto, Elisabeth Söderström: Soprano, Erik Saedén: Bass-baritone, Gösta Winbergh: Tenor BLUEBELL (see review for details) [GF]

This series is an enormously valuable cultural mission, covering a very important period in the annals of Stockholm's Royal Opera. ... see Full Review

The Triumphs of Oriana (1601) Michael EAST (c. 1580-1648) Hence, stars, too dim of light [1:40] Daniel NORCOMBE (?1576-1655) With angel's face and brightness [2:05] John MUNDY (c. 1555-1630) Lightly she whipped o'er the dales [2:57] Ellis GIBBONS (1573-?1603) Long live fair Oriana [2:40] John BENNET (c. 1575/80, fl. 1599-1614) All creatures now are merry-minded [1:54] John HILTON the elder (c. 1560-1608) Fair Oriana, beauty's queen [2:02] George MARSON (c. 1573-1632) The nymphs and shepherds danced [2:39] Richard CARLTON (c. 1558-?1638) Calm was the air and clear the sky [3:43] John HOLMES (?-1629) Thus Bonny-boots the birthday celebrated [2:29] Richard NICOLSON (1563-1639) Sing, shepherds all, and in your roundelays [3:27] Thomas TOMKINS (1572-1656) The fauns and satyrs tripping [4:23] Michael CAVENDISH (c. 1565-1628) Come, gentle swains [3:04] William COBBOLD (1560-1639) With wreaths of rose and laurel [2:08] Thomas MORLEY (1557/8-1602) Arise, awake, awake [2:10] John FARMER (c. 1570, fl. 1591-1601) Fair nymphs, I heard one telling [2:23] John WILBYE (1574-1638) The Lady Oriana [2:23] Thomas HUNT (1580-1658) Hark! Did ye ever hear so sweet a singing? [3:01] Thomas WEELKES (1575-1623) As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending [3:02] John MILTON (c. 1563-1647) Fair Orion in the morn [2:13] Ellis GIBBONS Round about her charret [2:27] George KIRBYE (?-1634) Bright Phoebus greets most clearly [2:14] Robert JONES (fl. 1597-1615) Fair Oriana, seeming to wink at folly [2:54] John LISLEY (fl. 1601) Fair Cytherea presents her doves [3:38] Thomas MORLEY  Hard by a crystal fountain [3:05] Edward JOHNSON (fl. 1572-1601) Come, blessed bird [2:30] The King's Singers: (David Hurley, Nigel Short (counter-tenors), Paul Phoenix (tenor), Philip Lawson, Gabriel Crouch (baritones), Simon Connolly (bass)) rec. Mandelsloh, St Osdag, Germany, 9-12 March 1998. DDD SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD082 [67:13] [MG]

The more I listen to these King's Singers performances, the more I admire their breathtaking virtuosity. ... see Full Review

Olga Vinokur (piano) Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901) Paraphrase of Rigoletto - arranged Franz LISZT (1811-1886) [6:27] Fritz KREISLER (1875-1962) Liebesleid - arranged by Sergei RACHMANINOFF (1873-1943) [4:07] Sergei RACHMANINOFF (1873-1943) Etudes-Tableaux: Op.33 No.6 in E flat minor (1911) [1:41]; No.8 in G minor (1911) [3:20]; No.7 in E flat major (1911) [1:55]; Op.39 No.2 in A minor (1916-17) [6:08]; No.6 in A minor (1916-17) [2:45] Alexander SCRIABIN (1872-1915) Preludes: Op.9 No.1 in C sharp minor for left hand alone [2:55]; Op.11 No.1 in C major [1:01]; No.2 in A minor [2:02]; No.3 in G major [0:49]; No.5 in D major [1:35]; No.20 in C minor [1:00]; No.21 in B flat major [1:29]; No.23 in F major [0:40]; No.14 in E flat minor [1:01]; No.22 in G minor [0:58] Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) Sarcasms Op.17 (1912-14) [10:05] Franz LISZT (1811-1886) Transcendental Etude No.10 in F minor - Douze Études d'exécution transcendante S.139 (1852) [5:09] Olga Vinokur (piano) rec. May and November 2005 PRIVATE RECORDING [56:04][JW]

A musician of taste though as yet a little cautious - a calling card of accomplishments so far and her strengths in the Russian repertoire ... see Full Review

Ludwig Weber (bass) rec. 1938-51 PREISER PR89673 [79:36] - Historical - [JW]

A fine place to start to become acquainted with one of the premier bass voices of the twentieth century. ... see Full Review

Gillian Weir (organ) On Stage at Symphony Hall, Birmingham CD 1 J.S. BACH (1685-1750) Toccata and Fugue in D minor [13:40] Dietrich BUXTEHUDE (c.1637-1707) Toccata in F BuxWV 156 [8:01] Max REGER (1873-1916) Toccata and Fugue in D minor/major (op. 59 nos. 5 and 6) [8:27] Anton HEILLER (1923-1979) Tanz-Toccata (1979) [5:35] Georg MUFFAT (1653-1704) Toccata Duodecima (1690) [6:28] Sergei SLONIMSKY (b.1932) Toccata (1965) [3:31] Georgi MUSHEL (1909-1989) Toccata (1947) [4:28] CD 2 Michelangelo ROSSI (1601-1656) Toccata Settima [5:09] Flor PEETERS (1903-1986) Toccata, Fugue et Hymne sur 'Ave Maris Stella' [8:15] William McVICKER Six variationen über una tema di Vincent Youmans [15:53] Peter PLANYAKSKY (b.1947) Toccata alla Rumba [4:37] Léonce de SAINT-MARTIN (1886-1954) Toccata de la Libération (1945) [7:43] Dame Gillian Weir (organ) rec. Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 25-26 August 2005. DDD PRIORY PRCD 867 [51:23 + 42:26][CB]

Variety keeps the listener in check.Weir at her best in the late romantic and twentieth century repertoire;compelling feeling for timing and drama - the organ is loud and sterile ... see Full Review



A Performer's Guide to the Keyboard Partitas of Bach, by Fernando Valenti (1928-1990). Yale University Press, 1989. 128pp; musical illustrations, index. 7 x 10 inches. ISBN 0-300-04313-9. £30 [PSh]

A book and a recording indispensable to Valenti fans, of vital interest to all harpsichordists, and of deep value for all Bach lovers. ... see Full Review

THE CORRESPONDENCE OF ALAN BUSH AND JOHN IRELAND (1927-1961) compiled and edited by Rachel O'Higgins ISBN- 13: 978-0-7546-4044-8 ISBN- 10: 0-7546-4044-2 ASHGATE 2006 [CSS]

The book is an obligatory volume for the shelves of all interested in British music in the 20th century... see review

Edvard Grieg in England Dr Lionel Carley The Boydell Press ISBN 1 84383 2070 Hardback 488 pages [CSS]

A meticulously researched contribution to musical history and should be on the shelves of all music-lovers. ... see Full Review

A Musician's Alphabet by Susan Tomes 2006, Faber & Faber, 149 pp, hardcover ISBN 0-571-22883-6 [DJB]

Susan Tomes' writing is conversational in the best sense of the word, considered and personal. An ideal book to read one section at a time, as a brief escape from a busy life. ... see Full Review

Enclosure 3: Harry Partch Produced, compiled, designed and edited by Philip Blackburn Pages: 524, Format: A4 Landscape, Weight: 2.21 Kg. Hardback Publisher: American Composers Forum., ISBN: 0-9656569-0-X Innova 402 First published 1997, second printing 2005 [PSe]

An unequivocally magnificent achievement, the jewel in the crown of the entire series of seven Enclosures. A "must have" for anyone with an abiding interest in musical "alternative universes". ... see Full Review

A Shostakovich Casebook Edited by Malcolm Hamrick Brown [PSh]

At last a book that does what Volkov didn't do - Volkov really doesn't come out so badly after all. ... see Full Review

Szymanowski on Music: Selected Writings of Karol Szymanowski. Edited and translated by Alistair Wightman. Pub.: Toccata Press, London, 1999. ISBN 0907689 38 8. 390pp. Hardback £35.00 RRP

Absorbing, enlightening about its author and intellectually rewarding this book is unreservedly recommended for those wanting to know more of this fascinating man and his world view. ... see Full Review




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