Summer 2022, Volume 42, Issue 2

News in Brief

Lament by Galina Grigorjeva
Michaela Petri recorded this work by Ukrainian composer to support Ukrainian composers and musicians.

You should be playing the flute!
Debbie Porro regrets the ongoing ignorance of some music adjudicators about the recorder.

Continuo Foundation Awards
Four of this year's grant recipient groups feature the recorder - Apollo's Cabinet, Ensemble Hesperi, Ensemble Augelletti and Royal Baroque.

Dentsivka: A Ukrainian Recorder
Núria Bonet introduces this traditional Ukrainian wind instrument.

Recorder v Ukulele
Jill Kemp discusses the recorder in education.

Aesop 2
Robin Haigh
talks about his recent award-winning piece.

A welcome return to recorder playing
Esther Mannouch
tells how instrument-maker Peter Worrall's fine-tuned modifications enabled her to continue playing the recorder.

Evelyn Nallen and Sue Klein
discuss the recorder and the role of the European Recorder Teachers' Associaton, and Chris Orton updates us on ERTA news.

Centrespread Composer James H Young
interviewed by Michael Graham

Centre Spread: Bach’s A minor Violin Concerto 1st movement arranged by James H Young

SRP News (expanded)
Vice-President Piers Adams reflects on the SRP past and present, Chairman Jim Grant discusses communication and objectives, and the branches report via Jean Campbell. Playing with disabilities is discussed, as is April's SRP Festival in Suffolk, and a long-term member thanks the SRP.

Christopher Ball, 1936-2022
The late composer and conductor is remembered.

Music Reviews
From Andrew Collis, Marg Hall, Emma Murphy, Harriet Oliver, Debbie Porro, Oliver Smith and Bart Spanhove. Click here for the music titles.

Recent CD Releases
Fiona Hook reports on some new releases.

The versatility of the solo recorder
David Canter
reports on Andrew Collis's presentation at Liverpool Hope University.

Jonathan Dove's Pied Piper
A report on its commission and recording with clarinettist Emma Johnson.

Spotlight on recorder- and flute-player Daniel Scott
with Barbara Law

News and Information for Young Players

Click here for recorder music reviewed in this issue.


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