From the Summer 2020 Musical Times, available now


Peter Van der Merwe: ‘Three songs of farewell: Monk’s “Eventide”, Beethoven’s “Lebewohl” Sonata and Mahler’s Ninth Symphony’
Robin Maconie: ‘Riddler and cat-woman’
Alan Thurlow: ‘John Sheppard’s Lord’s Prayer’
Stephen Arthur Allen: ‘Redeeming “RVW”: Vaughan Williams’s Variations for brass band, Ninth Symphony (others not excluded) and the summation of a theme’
Arnold Whittall: ‘Centre, periphery: the complementary worlds of Harrison Birtwistle and Frank Denyer’ 


by David Wright, Arnold Whittall and Patricia Howard of

Stephen Lloyd, Diana Sparkes & Brian Sparkes, edd: Music in their time : the memoirs and letters of Dora and Hubert Foss
Jean-Jacques Nattiez: Fidélité et infidélité dans les mises en scène d’opéra
Paloma Ortiz-de-Urbina, ed.: Arnold Schönberg und Roberto Gerhard: Briefwechsel
Carolyn Philpot: Composing Australia: nostalgia and national identity in the music of Malcolm Williamson
Emanuele Senici: Music and the present tense: Rossini’s Italian operas in their time