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December 15th 2018

Number: 4 | Volume: 43

This issue's articles include:

Recording Finzi
Roeland Hendrikx’s latest recording, Dedications, features works for clarinet and orchestra by Mozart, Bruch and Gerald Finzi, whose clarinet concerto he has a uniquely personal relationship with.
Michael Pearce
Into the light
The discovery of original parts for a concerto by the Belgian composer Paul Gilson – the very first concerto written for saxophone – took saxophonist and researcher Kurt Bertels on a journey of discovery.
Stephanie Reeve
Soprano spotlight
The soprano saxophone can produce a wide variety of sounds and inhabit myriad musical contexts.
Kenneth Morris
New possibilities
At Codarts, Rotterdam’s University of the Arts, clarinet players can now take courses in a wide range of world music specialisms. Alex Simu teaches clarinet music from the Balkans and Turkey at Codarts.
Marilou den Outer
Huw Wiggin
Huw Wiggin is one of the leading classical saxophonists of his generation, and his debut solo album, Reflections, was released in June on Orchid Classics.
Neil Crossley
Requiem for Utøya
Requiem, by British-Norwegian composer Andrew Smith, is a response to the tragic terrorist attack on the Norwegian island of Utøya in June 2011. A recording featuring the saxophonist Trygve Seim has recently been released.
Michael Pearce
It’s magic
The NDO Project – set up to commemorate Britain’s historic regional big bands and dance orchestras – and its new CD featuring rare recordings of the saxophonist Johnny Roadhouse performing with the theatre organist Nigel Ogden
Ian Reed
Why we need music
Why music is an essential part of our lives – and how we can help defend its place in a society governed by straitened public finances and distracted politicians.
Andrew Roberts
Works by Paul Creston
An exploration of music by Paul Creston, featured in year’s BBC Young Musician final
Stephanie Reeve

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