Issue 39:1
Sept/Oct 2015
Magazine Contents

Collections: Vocal

There can be no doubt of the efficacy of the Orpheus legend on music composition, and it seems like much of the 17th and 18th centuries...

In the booklet accompanying this fine recital, soprano Sampson says that “After approximately twenty years of making recordings: as a choir member, as a soloist with...

Vocal recitals often have connecting threads, and in this case soprano Carolyn Sampson put her head together with accompanist Joseph Middleton to devise a program around...

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was part of a generation of singers whose early career was interrupted by World War Two—she made her debut in 1938 and was restricted...

This disc features the music of six women composers setting the poetry of E. E. Cummings. The music is mostly tonal and pretty in the conventional...

Evviva il coltellino! Long live the little knife! Such were the approving shouts one might have heard from the audience, in a Baroque-era opera house, after...

One of my joys, both as program annotator and reviewer for Fanfare , is the repeated opportunity for discovery of repertoire, performing artists, and their interpretations....

Roughly a quarter-century ago, when I first heard the EMI recording of Weber’s Oberon , I was absolutely bowled over by the singing of a young...

About six months prior to publication of this review, a delivery truck brought to my door a heavy box, carefully sealed, which had been shipped from...

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