From the Summer 2022 Musical Times, available now

Articles

John Bergsagel: ‘Gade in England’
Arnold Whittall: ‘Sam Hayden’s material mysteries’
Lionel Pike: ‘Thoughts on reconstructing Ward’s verse anthems’
Stephen Allen: ‘Love requiem 3: Resurgam and beyond’
Peter Van der Merwe: ‘The Handelian fourth’

Reviews 

by Judith Chernaik and Arnold Whittall of

Steven Isserlis: The Bach cello suites: a companion
Benjamin Shute: Sei solo: Symbolum? The theology of J.S. Bach’s solo violin works
Richard Stokes: The complete songs of Hugo Wolf: life, letters, Lieder
Daniel Chua & Alexander Rehding: Alien listening: Voyager’s Golden Record and music from the earth
Sunny Knable, ed.: Looking within: the music of John Palmer: dialogues and essays

From the Spring 2022 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Brian Newbould: ‘Schubert’s Mozart year’
Lionel Pike: ‘Content versus colour: Sibelius’s revision of The Oceanides
Robin Maconie: ‘On riding a bicycle’
Michael Talbot: ‘The trio sonatas of Jean-François Dandrieu (1681/82–1738)’
Laurence Libin: ‘A note on Pauline Douglas Townsend’
Donald Burrows: ‘Oboe parts for Messiah and Handel’s performances’
Simon D.I. Fleming: ‘Publishing music by subscription in India: 1789 to 1811’
Jos van der Zanden: ‘Beethoven’s Für Elise and its literary background’

Reviews 

by Andrew Thomson and Arnold Whittall of

Edward Campbell & Peter O’Hagan, edd.: The Cambridge Stravinsky encyclopedia
Alexander H. Shapiro: The consolations of history: themes of progress and potential in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung

From the Winter 2021 Musical Times, available now

Articles

John Harley: ‘John Sheppard’s Westminster family’
Arnold Whittall: ‘Mass movements: James Clarke and the string quartet in 2020’
Brian Newbould: ‘Schubert and
Bach 2’
Allan W. Atlas: ‘Vaughan Williams
in Modern Music
Stephen Arthur Allen: ‘Love requiem 2: raising Resurgam

Reviews 

by Julian Rushton, Richard Langham Smith, Andrew Thomson, Arnold Whittall and David Wright of

Georges Bizet: Djamileh
Hugh Macdonald: Bizet in Italy: letters and journals, 1857–1860
Richard Langham Smith: Bizet’s Carmen uncovered
Étienne Jardin, ed: Mel Bonis (1858–1937): parcours d’une compositrice de la Belle Époque
Denis Herlin & Cécile Quesney, edd.: André Caplet: compositeur et chef d’orchestre
Graham Griffiths, ed.: Stravinsky in context
Chris Walton: Richard Wagner’s essays on conducting: a new translation with critical commentary
John Ling: Debating English music in the long nineteenth century
Daniel M. Grimley: Jean Sibelius: life, music, silence
Nicolò Palazzetti: Béla Bartók in Italy: the politics of myth-making
Bryan Simms & Charlotte Erwin: Berg
Theodor W. Adorno: The new music: Kranichstein lectures
Neil Thomas Smith: Mathias Spahlinger
Tony Scotland: Wulff: Britten’s Young Apollo
Steuart Bedford: Knowing Britten
Diana McVeagh: Gerald Finzi’s letters 1915–1956

From the Autumn 2021 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Mary Cyr: ‘The “air of mystery” in François Couperin’s Pièces de violes (1728)’
Beverly Jerold: ‘The 19th-century piano and finger-strengthening devices’
Brian Newbould: ‘Schubert and Bach 1’
Andrew Thomson: ‘Proto-modernist visions of tragedy and damnation: Berlioz & Shakespeare, Liszt & Dante’
James Porter: ‘Schoenberg’s six Oscars: musical encounters with a fateful name’
Stephen Arthur Allen: ‘Love requiem 1: Eric Ball in Context’

Reviews 

by Arnold Whittall and Andrew Thomson of

Brian Ferneyhough: Complete piano music 1965–2018
Sam Hayden: Becomings: works for solo piano
Kate Kennedy: Dweller in shadows: a life of Ivor Gurney
Beverly Jerold: Disinformation in mass media: Gluck, Piccinni, and the Journal de Paris

In memoriam

Louis Andriessen

From the Summer 2021 Musical Times, available now

Articles

Julian Rushton: ‘Variations op.36 (‘Enigma’): thoughts in season’

Katalin Komlós: ‘Tolstoy’s encounter with the harpsichord: the visits of Wanda Landowska to Yasnaya Polyana’

H. Diack Johnstone: ‘John Blathwayt: a musical British teenager on the Grand Tour’

Simon D.I. Fleming: ‘Dances and national airs in domestic music manuscripts: two new sources from the 1820s’

Brian Newbould: ‘Schubert, Brahms and the sarabande’

Arnold Whittall: ‘ “The best response”? Stravinsky and modernist aesthetics’

Bojan Bujic: ‘An Alban Berg manuscript at Oxford: a postscript after 75 years’

Robin Maconie: ‘Boulez: “...éventuellement...” ’

From the Spring 2021 Musical Times, available now


Articles

Ivan Moody: ‘Music as theology’
Ronald Broude: ‘The interpretive edition: its history and future’
Francis Knights: ‘Revisiting the keyboard music of Giles Farnaby’
Michael Talbot: ‘The chamber cantatas of Diogenio Bigaglia (1678–1745): Venice’s overlooked dilettante’
Brian Newbould: ‘Rhythm in classical music’
Hugh Macdonald: ‘Early Beethoven’
John Arthur: ‘On the chronology of Mozart’s Lo sposo deluso

Reviews

by Arnold Whittall and Andrew Thomson of

Martin Iddon & Philip Thomas: John Cage’s Concert for piano and orchestra
David Tudor: Solo for piano by John Cage
Christina Guillaumier: The operas of Sergei Prokofiev
Lee Rothfarb & Christopher Landerer, edd.: Edward Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful: a new translation
Robert W. Wason & Matthew Brown: Heinrich Schenker’s conception of harmony
Margaret Notley: ‘Taken by the devil’: the censorship of Frank Wedekind & Alban Berg’s Lulu
Julian Anderson & Christopher Dingle: Julian Anderson: dialogues on culture, composing and listening

From the Winter 2020 Musical Times, available now

 

Articles

Hugh Macdonald: ‘From the Wiener Wochenblatt, 16 October 1802: “Ludwig van Beethoven”’
 
Klaus Martin Kopitz: ‘Beethoven’s “Elise” Elisabeth Röckel: a forgotten love story and a famous piano piece’
 
Jos van der Zanden: ‘Republican Beethoven: fact and fiction’
 
Barbara Barry: ‘Mind the gap: pitch connectors and sectional disjunction in Schubert’s late instrumental music’
 
Rodney Stenning Edgecombe: ‘Music and the word: some thoughts on the ingested “melodrama” of Brahms’s First Symphony’
 

Reviews

by Andrew Thomson and Arnold Whittall of

Roger Nichols: Francis Poulenc: a biography
Graham Johnson: Poulenc: the life in the songs
François Lesure: Claude Debussy: a critical biography
Julian Johnson: After Debussy: music, language, and the margins of philosophy
Jean-Louis Leleu: Ces mystérieux accords parfaits’: trois études sur la musique d’Arnold Schönberg