From the Spring 2016 Musical Times, available now


Arnold Whittall: ‘In memoriam Pierre Boulez’
Peter Williams: ‘Another book on JS Bach?’
Chris Walton: ‘Mad mothers, fractious fathers and fractured cowbells: Richard Strauss reconsidered’
Carmine Miranda: ‘Decoding the Schumann Cello Concerto’
Judith Chernaik: ‘Schumann and Chopin: from Carnaval to Kreisleriana
Leo Black: ‘Soul states: Schumann’s Four Fugues op.72’
Olive Baldwin & Thelma Wilson: ‘John Arnold, Philo-Musicae of Great Warley: an 18th-century musical enthusiast’

Book reviews

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

Fabian Huss: The music of Frank Bridge
Paul Watt & Anne-Marie Forbes, edd.: Joseph Holbrooke: composer, critic, and musical patriot
Kimberley Francis: Teaching Stravinsky: Nadia Boulanger and the consecration of a modernist icon
Jonathan Cross: Igor Stravinsky
Simon P.  Keefe, ed.: Mozart studies 2
Andrew Parrott: Composers’ intentions: lost traditions of musical performance