From the Summer 2018 Musical Times, available now


Articles

Arnold Whittall: ‘Recession, reflation: Skempton, Finnissy and musical modernism’s classical roots’
Fiona Richards: ‘Max & Mick: the partnership of Peter Maxwell Davies and Randolph Stow’
Lionel Pike: ‘ “It’s what I wanted to write”: Howells and Magdalen’
Annika Forkert: ‘ “Always a European”: Edward Clark’s musical work’
Allan W. Atlas: ‘Vaughan Williams and the New York Philharmonic: three glimpses behind the scenes’
Simon Fleming: ‘The land without music: some post-1800 perceptions of 18th-century British music’
Louisa Danielson: ‘The music of a new urban centre: Fort Wayne’s continuing story’

Reviews

by Benjamin Dwyer and Patricia Howard of

Mark Fitzgerald: The life and music of  James Wilson
Mitchell Cohen: The politics of  opera: a history from Monteverdi to Mozart

From the Spring 2018 Musical Times, available now

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Arnold Whittall: ‘Michael Tippett and the model musical citizen’
John Harley: ‘William Forster discovered’
Eric L. Altschuler: ‘A whole-tone scale and a “mirror” repeat in Bach’s partitas and sonatas for solo violin’
Katalin Komlós: ‘Tonus primus in Haydn’s instrumental music’
Barbara Barry: ‘Spiral time and the paradigm of persuasion: recontextualising Beethoven’s String Quartet op.127’
Olga Baird: ‘Josef Woelfl in Warsaw: his Polish patrons, pupils, addressees and friends’

Diego Malquori: ‘Form, dissonance and life in Schoenberg’s expressionist music’


Reviews

by Andrew Thomson, Arnold Whittall and Patricia Howard of

Paul Watt: Ernest Newman: a critical biography
Vicki P. Stroeher & Justin Vickers, edd.: Benjamin Britten studies: essays on an inexplicit art
David Forrest, Quinn Patrick Ankrum, Stacey Jocoy & Emily Ahrens Yates, edd.: Essays on Benjamin Britten from a centenary symposium
Eric Saylor: English pastoral music: from arcadia to utopia, 1900–1955
Helen Southworth: ‘Fresca’: a life in the making: a biographer’s quest for a forgotten Bloomsbury polymath
RJ Arnold: Musical debate and political culture in France 1700–1830

From the Winter 2017 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Stephen Arthur Allen: ‘Symphony within: rehearing Holst’s A Moorside Suite
David Nelson: ‘On visiting Roberto Gerhard in 1961 and 1965, and playing his Capriccio for solo flute’
Mary Cyr: ‘Carmontelle’s portraits of 18th-century musicians’
Beverly Jerold: ‘Performance conditions, standards and Bach’s chorus’
Brian Chapman: ‘Carl Linnaeus, Philip Miller and the librettist of Handel’s Solomon
Katharina Uhde: ‘Rediscovering Joseph Joachim’s “Hungarian” and “Irish” [“Scottish”] fantasias’



Reviews

by Arnold Whittall, Emanuel Overbeeke and Andrew Thomson of

Severine Neff, Maureen Carr & Gretchen Horlacher, edd.: The Rite of Spring at 100
Donald G. Traut: Stravinsky’s ‘great passacaglia’: recurring elements in the Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Peter O’Hagan: Pierre Boulez and the piano: a study in style and technique
Edward Campbell & Peter O’Hagan, edd.: Pierre Boulez studies
Martin Zenck: Pierre Boulez: die Partitur der Geste und das Theater der avant-garde
Christian Wolff: Occasional pieces: writings and interviews, 1952–2013
Jennie Gottschalk: Experimental music since 1970
Gordon Mumma: Cybersonic arts: adventures in American new music   
Kelly St. Pierre: Bedřich Smetana: myth, music, and propaganda

From the Autumn 2017 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Alison Garnham: ‘The first international concert season of the European Broadcasting Union’

Tish Kennedy Davenport: ‘Fridrich Bruk at 80: programmatic narratives and Jewish folk influences in Symphonies 3, 10 and 11’

Patricia Howard: ‘Post mortem: new evidence on the location of Guadagni’s tomb’

Barry Cooper: ‘The early copy of Beethoven’s Allegretto in B minor for string quartet’

Barbara Barry: ‘In search of the enigma code: Beethoven’s A minor quartet op.132 and the double helix’

Joseph Sargent: ‘Howells’s depersonalised Requiem’

William Hart: ‘New light on George Bridgtower’

Reviews

by Katalin Komlós, Patricia Howard, Andrew Thomson and Chris Walton of

Peter Williams: Bach: a musical biography
Richard Kramer: Cherubino’s leap: in search of the Enlightenment moment
Chris Walton: Richard Flury: the life and music of a Swiss romantic
Raymond Holden: Barbirolli: chronicle of a career
Nigel Simeone & John Tyrrell, edd.: Charles Mackerras

From the Summer 2017 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Peter Phillips: ‘Eton encounters: reflections on the Choirbook’

Donald Burrows: ‘Who was Handel’s tenor soloist in 1751?’

Ian Bartlett: ‘Blessed is he: an overlooked early anthem by William Boyce’

Arnold Whittall: ‘Questioning the sound: the music of Christian Mason’

Reviews

by Andrew Thomson, David Wright, Arnold Whittall and David Cormack of

John Carnelley: George Smart and nineteenth-century concert life
Philip Rupprecht: British musical modernism: the Manchester Group and their contemporaries
Mark Hutchinson: Coherence in new music: experience, aesthetics, analysis
Peter Edwards: György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre: postmodernism, musico-dramatic form and the grotesque
Rose Dodd, ed.: Perspectives on the music of Christopher Fox: straight lines in broken times
Edward Venn: Thomas Adès: Asyla
Oswald Georg Bauer: Die Geschichte der Bayreuther Festspiele

From the Spring 2017 Musical Times, available now

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Barbara Barry: ‘Invisible cities and imaginary landscapes “quasi una fantasia”: on Beethoven’s op.131’

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe: ‘The varieties of musical pastiche: a taxonomy’

John Harley: ‘Byrd, barley break, battles, branles and ballets’

Richard Turbet: ‘Two invisible songs by Byrd’

Stephen Arthur Allen: ‘Death of inner sense: the passacaglia finale of Britten’s Violin Concerto’

Robin Rolfhamre: ‘The language of Early Music performance: a proposition on how to connect words and instrumental music’

Olga Baird: ‘ “To Madame Zernitz, née Deeling, in Warsaw, with particular respect and friendship” ’ 

Reviews

by Andrew Thomson, Arnold Whittall, David Wright and Gary O’Shea of

Oliver Hilmes: Franz Liszt: musician, celebrity, superstar
Charles Youmans: Mahler & Strauss: in dialogue
Michael Reynolds: Creating Der Rosenkavalier: from chevalier to cavalier
David Wyn Jones: Music in Vienna: 1700, 1800, 1900
Christopher Redwood: William Hurlstone: Croydon’s forgotten musical genius
Philip Ross Bullock: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Pauline Fairclough: Classics for the masses: shaping Soviet musical identity under Lenin and Stalin
Marina Frolova-Warner: Stalin’s music prize: Soviet culture and politics
Cameron Pyke: Britten and Russia
Vicki P. Stroeher, Nicholas Clark & Jude Brimmer, edd.: My beloved man: the letters of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears



From the Winter 2016 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Warwick Lister: ‘Dragonetti, Viotti and those superb sextets of Mozart’

Kris Steyaert: ‘Mozart with a French twist: “Mademoiselle Jeunehomme” revisited’

Mark S. Zimmer: ‘Liebe: the discovery and identification of a Beethoven song lost since 1822’

Andrew Thomson: ‘Berlioz and Byron in the shadow of Napoléon’s downfall: a new look at Harold en Italie

Arnold Whittall: ‘From earlier to later Wagner: conflict and transformation’

Philippa Tudor: ‘The composer and the critic: Gustav Holst and Edwin Evans’

Veronica Mary Franke: ‘Klatzow reinvented: from modernist, non-tonal activist to tonal art-music champion’

Ömer Egecioglu: ‘A note on Heifetz’s arrangement of Rameau’s Rigaudon’

Reviews

by Patricia Howard and Geoffrey Álvarez of

Tim Carter: Understanding Italian opera
David Kimbell: Handel on the stage
Joseph Vella Bondin: The great Maltese composers: historical contexts, lives and works