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The magic of Mozart – for young and old alike • Founded in 1923 by Sir Compton Mackenzie and Christopher Stone as ‘an organ of candid opinion for the numerous possessors of gramophones’
Editor’s choice • Martin Cullingford’s pick of the finest recordings from this month’s reviews
FOR THE RECORD • Anna Lapwood signs to Sony
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Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin • In our series exploring recording venues Tim Parry tells of the history – and superb acoustics – of a Berlin church that will always be associated with Karajan
Leah Broad • The author on her new book profiling four women composers, Quartet (Faber)
WHAT NEXT? • In our monthly guide to further listening, Mark Pullinger sets off from his starting point of Smetana’s Vltava on a journey both by boat and on dry land
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CARTE BLANCHE • This month James Jolly meets a soprano, Margaret Marshall, whose career was launched internationally by a chance encounter with the conductor Riccardo Muti
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Letter of the Month • Too may records, too little time …
RANGING far & wide • Michael Spyres’s follow-up to his Gramophone Award-winning ‘BariTenor’ is an equally revelatory new album of Baroque tenor arias. Mark Pullinger meets the irrepressible American star of stage and studio
IN PERFECT BALANCE • Soprano Sandrine Piau’s ‘Voyage intime’ album takes her in new directions. She talks to David Patrick Stearns about repertoire choices and relishing a challenge
I’VE STARTED, SO I’LL FINISH… • Two decades on, Robert Levin and the Academy of Ancient Music are picking up where they left off with their period-instrument cycle of Mozart’s piano concertos. Lindsay Kemp meets the keyboardist to find out what has and hasn’t changed
RECORDING OF THE MONTH • Mark Pullinger salutes a high-class recording of Puccini’s final opera from Sir Antonio Pappano and a spectacular cast that fully lives up to expectations
Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder • Kitty Whately and Joseph Middleton talk to Peter Quantrill about this deeply troubling cycle
Myra Hess • Jeremy Nicholas pays tribute to this British pianist who became a national treasure owing in part to her instigation and dedicated promotion of a wartime concert series in London
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Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate • This American Indian composer’s work is akin to the storytelling of the Chickasaw Nation from which he hails, finds Jonathan Shipley
ESSENTIAL TATE LISTENING • Music that fuses Native American with classical sounds
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