From the Spring 2011 Musical Times, available now


Donald Burrows: ‘HWV301 and all that: the history of Handel’s “oboe concertos”’
Paul Merrick: ‘“Teufelsonate”: Mephistopheles in Liszt’s Piano Sonata in B minor’
John Walter Hill: ‘Thematic transformation, folksong and nostalgia in Brahms’s Horn Trio op.40’
Barry Cooper: ‘Beethoven’s uses of silence’
RJ Stove: ‘Franck after Franck: the composer’s posthumous reputation’
David Cormack: ‘A Bayreuth extension lecturer: Carl Armbruster and music in the parks’
Howard Irving: Gender and Germanness in the British reception of the Viennese classics’
Robin Maconie: ‘Revisiting Mikrophonie I’

Book reviews

by Peter Williams, Andrew Thomson, Arnold Whittall, Patricia Howard and Peter Palmer of

Robin Maconie: Musicologia: musical knowledge from Plato to John Cage
Vincent Giroud: French opera: a short history
Philip Reed & Mervyn Cooke, edd.: Letters from a life: the selected letters of Benjamin Britten, volume five 1959–1965
Ian Woodfield: The Vienna Don Giovanni
Marc D. Moskovitz: Alexander Zemlinsky: a lyric symphony