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  "I'm looking forward to five years' time when I go back again; and I'll just keep on coming as long as they want me to!" Jazz legend Dave Brubeck talks to us about his work as one of the world's most prolific composers.
  “I’ve never written anything when I’ve thought afterwards, ‘Crumbs, I wish I’d never done that’; I’ve always tried to write music that is approachable and unpretentious.” Sir Richard Rodney Bennett talks to
  At eight, he gave his first professional performances. At fourteen, he played to President Clinton, and now, at the grand old age of sixteen, pianist Taylor Eigsti is taking the jazz world by storm. reports.
  Into Practice: Choir Training for Beginners: In the final part of his series, Jeffery Makinson provides practical tips on rehearsal techniques and how to approach teaching music to a fledgling choir.
  Review Article: Ian le Prévost examines two sets of recordings of the complete organ works of French organist-composer Marcel Dupré (1886-1971), released recently on Guild and Naxos.

  Continuing our series in which we talk to young musicians to find out about their work and aspirations, we talk to Dinuk Wijeratne as he prepares to begin postgraduate study at the Juilliard School of Music.

Edexcel Advanced Level Notes
Anton Bruckner – Locus Iste
OCR AS Level Notes
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in c minor, Op. 67 – Movement IV: Allegro
New Recordings
Byrd: Keyboard Music
Davitt Moroney – harpsichord, virginals, organ and clavichord (Recording of the month)
Wings of Wisdom: Sacred Chants of Hildegard von Bingen and Medieval Scotland
The Food of Love - Early Instrumental Music of the British Isles
Fairest Isle: Music by Purcell, Byrd, Morley, Campion, Dowland and Jenkins
Barbara Bonney et al.
Schelle: Sacred Music
Robert King/King’s Consort/Outram, Blaze, Bowman, Gilchrist, Harvey et al.
JS Bach: Masterworks for Organ, Vol. 2
Franz Hauk, Ingolstadt Münster
Alkan: Symphony for Solo Piano, Trois Morceaux
Marc-André Hamelin
Franz and Richard Strauss: Music for Horn and Piano
Stefan Dohr/Marcus Becker
Bach-Busoni: Piano Transcriptions
Kun-Woo Paik
Holst: The Planets; Matthews: Pluto
Hallé Orchestra/Mark Elder
Stravinsky: Works, Vol. 5
Philharmonia Orchestra/Robert Craft
Britten: Michelangelo Sonnets and Winter Words
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Graham Johnson
Variations: String Quartets by George Rochberg and Elliott Schwartz
Kreutzer Quartet
Glass: Satyagraha (DVD)
Staatsoper Stuttgart/Stuttgart Kammerorchester/ Russell Davies
Bridgewater Hall Organ
Jonathan Scott
In a Monastery Garden: organ music from the First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, Texas
James Culp

Music of the Baroque
David Schulenberg
Bach (Master Musicians series)
Malcolm Boyd
French Opera 1730-1830: Meaning and Media
David Charlton
Music in Words – A guide to researching and writing about music.
Trevor Herbert

Music and Educational Material
A New Song; Bob Chilcott: Spirituals for Choirs
Ronald Corp
Music Explorer for Infants
Richard McNichol/London Symphony Orchestra

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