Autumn 2017, Volume 37, Issue 3

The Late Recorder Works of Colin Hand

Guest editor Andrew Mayes summarises the late composer's earlier works and gives a detailed appreciation of those from 2002 onwards.

The Language of the Recorder and the Role of the Tongue

Continuing his series of technical articles, Peter Bowman considers in what sense music is a language, and the role of the tongue, breath and fingers in recorder playing.

A Concerto for the 21st Century – why bother?

Barbara Law, the next editor of Recorder Magazine, explains how Graham Fitkin was commissioned to write a major new work for recorder and full symphony orchestra, prompted by the demands of the BBC Young Musician competition.

The Flautadors Recorder Quartet

Andrew Mayes interviews one of the UK's leading recorder ensembles as they celebrate their 20th anniversary.

Obituary: David Bellugi

Tributes to Eileen Silcocks

Obituary: Theo Wyatt

   Centrespread: Macedonian Gypsy Dance by Michael Coply

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  • reviews of recorder sheet music, CDs and books,
  • reviews of recent recitals and courses,
  • letters from readers,
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