August 2016


A Crop Of Recordings IX

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1. 4 Ballades • Paul Lewis (piano), Daniel Harding, conductor; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra •  HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902191 (70:09)

Call me a fool for love, but I’ve been listening raptly to this CD for days without …


Race and Slavery in Mozart Operas: A Letter to the New York Times

A most welcome contribution from Ralph P. Locke, Professor Emeritus of  at the Eastman School of Music, an unpublished letter to the editor of the New York Times, directed my attention to a review and an article by Zachary Woolfe concerning recent productions he has seen in France of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Così fan tutte. The content of these articles will be clear enough from Professor Locke's letter and his own commentary.
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