From the Autumn 2014 Musical Times, available now


Leo Black: ‘The four seasons of Franz Schmidt’

Barbara Barry: ‘Schubert’s Quartettsatz: a case study in confrontation’

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe: ‘The melokinesis of Ken Russell’s The music lovers

Arnold Whittall: ‘Michael Finnissy’s instrumental music drama’

Book reviews

by Peter Phillips, Andrew Thomson, Arnold Whittall and Peter Williams of

Nick Wilson: The art of re-enchantment: making early music in the modern age
Christopher Dingle & Robert Fallon, edd.: Messiaen perspectives 1 & 2
Bryan R. Simms: Pro mundo–pro domo: the writings of Alban Berg
Robin Maconie: Experiencing Stravinsky: a listener’s companion
Paul Rodmell: Opera in the British Isles, 1875–1918
Richard Maunder: The scoring of classical concertos, 1750–1780

Mai Kawabata: Paganini: the demonic virtuoso