Issue 37:6
July/Aug 2014
Magazine Contents

Hall of Fame

Although this set was released over two years ago, it only came to my attention more recently (and via a pirate clone on the Documents label...

In the record companies’ zeal to unearth music by Jewish composers who were hounded by the Nazis, Erwin (or Ervin) Schulhoff was one of those revived,...

The ongoing, often vociferous, critical and scholarly debate over the meaning of Shostakovich’s music, primarily its relationship to the oppressive Stalinist regime and subsequent Cold War...

Collectors have long known these performances, which have been available over many years on many different labels. In all cases, even BMG’s Melodiya series, the sound...