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We all know what a powerful force music can be in film. Stanley Kubrick himself noted that “the thing a film does best is...

The authors of this book rightly observe that in the history of music in Britain in any period, military music is ignored. This observation applies beyond...


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Donald Vroon sounds the alarm. People are dumb! Education is failing! Culture is crumbling! Why aren't you listening? This book of 38 essays, more properly called...

Simon Morrison has been professionally concerned with recent Russian music for a long time and, indeed, published a biography of Sergei Prokofiev in 2009. Those who,...

I am always surprised (and, I suppose, not a little pleased) that Ives's music still generates controversy. Where I live, a recent performance of the Fourth...


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