From the Summer 2010 Musical Times, available now


Lodewijk Muns: ‘Schumann’s First Symphony: “The Nightwatchman”’
Leo Black: ‘The demotic Schumann (so what is this “tone of the people”?): Fünf Stücke im Volkston op.102’
Barbara Barry: ‘A shouting silence: further thoughts about Schubert’s “Unfinished”’
Laura Watson: ‘Dukas’s “Victory”: a cultural and political reading of a post-WW1 manuscript’
Caroline Potter: ‘The composer, the choreographer and the film star: Henri Dutilleux’s music for ballet’
Ilias Chrissochoidis: ‘London Mozartiana: Wolfgang’s disputed age & early performances of Allegri’s

Book reviews

by Christopher Fox, Nicholas Jones, Peter Palmer, Peter Phillips, Andrew Thomson, Chris Walton, Arnold Whittall and Peter Williams of

David Fallows: Josquin
Philip Ross Bullock:
Rosa Newmarch and Russian music in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century England
Robert Carl:
Terry Riley’s In C
John Evans, edd.:
Journeying boy: the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928–1938
Lucy Walker, ed:
Benjamin Britten: new perspectives on his life and work
Glenda Dawn Goss:
Sibelius: a composer’s life and the awakening of Finland
William Weber:
The great transformation of musical taste
Alan Walker:
Hans von Bülow: a life and times
Lorraine Byrne Bodley:
Goethe and Zelter: musical dialogues
Ralph P. Locke:
Musical exoticism: images and reflections
Ian Rumbold, ed.:
Hermann Pötzlinger’s Music Book
Malcolm MacDonald, ed.:
Havergal Brian on music, volume two