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The Internet - an educational tool?
John Woodford looks at one of the Internet's main drawbacks, the distribution of poor and inaccurate information.

Awards, examinations, publishers, promoters, recording companies, etc.

  There's enough music for the next forty years!
Conductor Robert King gives an exclusive interview to editor John Woodford on the formation and work of The King's Consort.

  Did Beethoven suffer from lead poisoning? examine the evidence revealed by recent scientific tests on a lock of Beethoven's hair.

When musical worlds collide - an interview with Walter Reiter talk to violinist Walter Reiter about his experiences as one of Europe's leading period-music performers.

Composers and their music - Gerald Finzi
Piano accompanist Gavin Meredith looks at the driving forces behind Finzi's inspiration and creativity.

Each month we ask music's high-flyers how they made it to the top.

Ros Holgate, Head of Music at the Northern Ballet School, talks to about her career.

New Recordings
Anthony Gilbert: Dream Carousels and other works
Reynish/Rundell/Turner/RNCM Wind Band and New Ensemble (Recording of the month)
Red Priest: Priest on the Run
Antonio Vivaldi: Slave Regina and other sacred works
Scholl/Dyer/Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
JS Bach - Cantatas for the Feast of the Purification of Mary
English Baroque Soloists/Monteverdi Choir/Tyson/Agnew/Harvey/Gardiner
Haydn and his English Friends
Psalmody/Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman
Strauss and Franck Sonatas for violin and piano
Vaughan Williams: Along the Field etc
Ainsley/Nash Ensemble
Leonard Bernstein: A White House Cantata
Bluebird: Music of Contemplation
Choir of New College Oxford
Asturias: The Art of the Guitar
The Flower of Port William
Chris Norman Ensemble
Chris Barber at the BBC - the Wireless Days
The Best of British Jazz from the BBC Jazz Club - Volume 1

The Cambridge Companion to Ravel
ed. Deborah Mawer
The Cambridge Companion to Berlioz
ed. Peter Bloom
The World Of The Bach Cantatas
ed. Christoph Wolff

Louis Andriessen: Dancing on the Bones
Leonard Bernstein: Leonardo's Vision
Jack Beeson: Songs and Arias for mezzo soprano and piano

So you want to teach the piano, eh? Well, before you start...
In this fifth and final part of her series on teaching the piano, Alison Ruddock covers independent learning, exams and how children fail.
Edexcel analyses for Advanced Level Music presents the second in a series of analyses covering the set A level extracts.
Key Stage 3 Music Project: Polyrhythms
A downloadable resource of rhythmic investigations consisting of a workbook, supporting teacher-notes and mpegs of musical examples. Suitable for years 7 upwards.

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