June 2020, Volume 40, Issue 2

The Stanesby Players
Andrew Collis tells us about the baroque quartet.

Renaissance improvised counterpoint on the recorder
Vicente Parrilla
discusses historical improvisation and embellishment and tells us about the work of Vicente Lusitano.

The Breath of Old and New Worlds
Barbara Law, Charlotte Barbour-Condini and Grace Shih
interview Pierre Hamon about his work with ancient wind instruments, music and breath.

Francesco Li Virghi and the Rafi Consort
Barbara Law interviews the recorder maker on the story of his workshop, the historic Rafi workshop and the Rafi Consort.

Composing for the Recorder
Dani Howard
talks about composing Two and a Half Minutes for Tabea Debus, and Asha Parkinson on her work for Paetzold recorders with Emily Bannister.

The Recorder within the Symphony Orchestra
Michael Graham
discusses the background, problems and possibilities

Centrespread composer: Brian Inglis tells us about his work and this issue's Centrespread
Centrespread: Air from Etudes de Concert

Rethinking Recorder
Juho Myllylä
discusses raising the professional standard of recorder playing in pop and jazz music.

Accompanying the Recorder
Pianist Lynn Arnold talks about texture and balance in relation to four different pieces.

Obituary: Anthony Rowland-Jones
Andrew Mayes pays tribute to the late author, researcher and SRP VP.

SRP News
Including an interview with National Secretary April Munday and an explanation of TOOTH by Steve Marshall.

As always, new recorder music is reviewed,
and there's a review of John Turner's Composing for the Solo Recorder,
and of the Passaggi app.

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  • reviews of recorder sheet music and CDs,
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