From the Autumn 2015 Musical Times, available now


Mary Cyr: ‘Origins and performance of accompanied keyboard music in France’
John Arthur: ‘New dates for five Mozart symphonies from the former so-called ‘Cranz volume no.3’
Barbara Barry: ‘Out of this world: modelling Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge in the bubble-wrap universe’
Gary O’Shea: ‘ “A permanent influence”: Beethoven’s impact on Prokofiev’s piano writing’
Leo Black: ‘Schoenberg’s relaxations, with a note on his early masterpiece Verklärte Nacht
Emanuel Overbeeke: ‘ “L’un fait oublier l’autre”: Boulez and Ravel’
Makoto Mikawa: ‘The theatricalisation of Mauricio Kagel’s Antithese (1962) and its development in collaboration with Alfred Feussner’
Louisa A. Danielson: ‘ “The drums shall beat and the fife shall play”: the early military music of Fort Wayne, Indiana’

Book reviews

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

Martin Lee-Browne & Paul Guinery: Delius and his music
Kerry McCarthy: Byrd
Helen M. Greenwald, ed.: The Oxford handbook of opera
John Goulden: Michael Costa: England’s first conductor: the revolution in musical performance in England, 1830–1880
David Brodbeck: Defining Deutschtum: political ideology, German identity, and music-critical discourse in liberal Vienna
Elaine Kelly: Composing the canon in the German Democratic Republic: narratives of nineteenth-century music
Seth Monahan: Mahler’s symphonic sonatas
Thomas Peattie: Gustav Mahler’s symphonic landscapes
Vincent Giroud: Nicolas Nabokov: a life in freedom and music
Beata Bolesławska: The life and works of Andrzej Panufnik (1914–1991)
Jürgen Thym, ed.: Mendelssohn, the organ, and the music of the past: constructing historical legacies
Peter Planyavsky: Anton Heiller: organist, composer, conductor
Meredith Kirkpatrick, ed.: Ralph Kirkpatrick: letters of an American harpsichordist 

and a poem

Lev Ozerov: ‘Dmitry Dmitryevich Shostakovich’