ContentsContents: Volume 6, Issue 1: Articles: Introduction to the issue, Katherine K. Preston; William Henry Fry's Leonora: the Italian connection, Francesco Izzo; John Esputa, John Philip Sousa, and the boundaries of a musical career, Patrick Warfield; Harmonizing the nation: Margaret Fuller and the music of antebellum America, Aaron D. McClendon; Encouragement from an unexpected source: Louis Antoine Jullien, mid-century American composers, and George Frederick Bristow's Jullien Symphony, Katherine K. Preston. Book Reviews: Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical by Karol Berger, Marianne Tettlebaum; The Organ Music of Johannes Brahms by Barbara Owen, Heather Platt; Giacomo Meyerbeer and Music Drama in 19th-Century Paris by Mark Everist, Mark A. Pottinger; Richard Wagner's Zurich: The Muse of Place by Chris Walton, Malcolm Miller. CD Reviews: Bairstow: 3 introits or short anthems; Jesu the very thought of Thee; Blessed city, heavenly Salem; Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in D (1906); Lord, thou hast been our refuge; If the Lord had not helped me; Let all mortal flesh keep silence; Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G (1940); 5 Poems of the Spirit; Save us O Lord; Roderick Williams bar., Paul Provost org., Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Britten Sinfonia, David Hill cond, Timothy Storey. Greig: Violin sonata No. 1 in F major Op. 8; Violin sonata No. 2 in G major Op. 13; Violin sonata No. 3 in C minor Op. 45; Solo piano miniatures arranged for violin and piano by Joseph Acron: At home Op. 43 No. 3; Puck Op. 71 No. 3; Lonely wanderer Op. 43 No. 2; Scherzo-impromptu Op.73 No. 2; Grandmother's minuet Op. 68 No. 2; Dance from Jölster Op.17 No.3, Hagai Shaham vn, Arnon Erez pf, Jonathan Bellman. Sterndale Bennett, Piano concerto No. 4 in F minor Op. 19 and Caprice in E major Op. 22; Bache, Piano concerto in E major Op. 18, Howard Shelley pf/cond, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Peter Horton. Wagner: Siegfried, Jon West (Siegfried) ten, Heniz Göhrig (Mime) ten, Wolfgang Schöne (The Wanderer/Wotan) bass, Björn Waag (Alberich) bass, Attila Jun (Fafner) bass, Lisa Gasteen (Brünnhilde) sop, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Lothar Zagrosek cond, Amanda Glauert. Score Reviews: Johann Friedrich Reichart, Schillers Lyrische Gedichte, edited by Rainer Gstein and Andreas Meier, Lars Franke.
Contents: Volume 6, Issue 2: Articles: Too close for comfort: Henry James, Richard Wagner, and The Sacred Fount, Emma Sutton; Musical chairs: the construction of 'music' in 19th-century British universities, Rosemary Golding; Poetry, music and Fremdartigkeit in Robert Schumann's Hans Christian Andersen songs, Op. 40, Andrew H. Weaver; Putting words into the master's mouth: Anton Strelezki's Personal Recollections of Chats with Liszt, E. Douglas Bomberger; Truth in art, and Erik Satie's judgement, Peter Dayan. Book Review Article: New paths to understanding Brahms's music: recent analytic studies, Heather Platt. Book Reviews: Nicholas Cook, The Schenker Project: Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-ècle Vienna, Benjamin McKay Ayotte; Jeremy Barham, Ed., The Cambridge Companion to Mahler, Laura Hedden; Benjamin Walton, Rossini in Paris: The Sound of Modern Life, Jonathan Kregor; Hugh Macdonald, Beethoven's Century: Essays on Composers and Themes, Christa Pehl; Susan Youens, Heinrich Heine and the Lied, Kenneth Stilwell; Catherine Parsons Smith, Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular, Leanne Wood. CD Reviews: Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op. 34, String Quartet in A minor Op. 51 No. 2, Douglass Seaton; Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor Op. 108 (version Robert Hass), Julian Horton; Czech Organ Music: Novák, Svatováclavsky Triptych Op. 70 (St Wenceslas Triptych); Martinu, Vigillia; Dvorák, Fugue in G minor; Smetana, Sest Preludii pro varhany (6 preludes for organ); Janácek, Postludum; Ropek, Variations on 'Victimae Paschali Laudes'; Dvorák: Stabat Mater (original version of 1876); Accentus, Alexandra Coku, sop, Renata Pokupic, alto, Pavol Breslik, ten, Markus Butter, bass, Brigitte Engerer pf, Laurence Equilbey cond, Jan Smaczny. Janácek: The Eternal Gospel; The Ballad of Blaník; The Fiddlers Child; The Excursions of Mr Broucek, Christopher Mark; L'Invitation Au Voyage: Mélodies from La belle époque ( Cressonois, Delibes, Lecocq, Pessard, Godard, Puget, Hillemacher, Paladilhe, Duparc), James William Sobaskie; Mascagni/Leoncavallo: Cavalliera Rusticana: Violetta Urmana (Santuzza), Vincenzo La Scola (Turiddu), Dragana Jugovic (Lola), Viorica Cortez (Lola), Marco di Felice (Alfio); Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: Vladimir Galouzine (Canjo), Maria Bayo (Nedda), Carlo Guelfi (Tonio), Antonio Gandia (Beppe), Ángel Ódena (Silvio), Laura Bassini; Medtner: The Complete Skazki Opp. 8, 9, 14, 26, 31 No. 3, 34 and 35, Patrick Zuk. Letter to the Editor.
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