Summer 2023, Volume 43, Issue 2

News in Brief

Meet Max Volbers
Barbara Law
talks to the versatile young recorder player and harpsichordist.

Tomi Räisänen: Composer
Michael Graham
tells us about this innovative Finnish composer and a selection of his pieces.

The Recorder Music of Colin Hand
A survey of the late composer's music for recorder by Andrew Mayes, and advice from Andrew Collis on preparing his music for exams.

Diminutions: how to get started and progress
Lobke Sprenkeling gives detailed advice with examples.

Centre Spread: Belle qui tient ma vie – Thoinot Arbeau and
Triste España – Juan del Encina
edited by Lobke Sprenkeling

Anna Meredith’s Origami Songs
Barbara Law
talks to the Scottish composer about this work written for Erik Bosgraaf, to be performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra later this year.

Chris Orton
reports on recent events and talks to ERTA members Naomi Rhodes and Ian Chesters.

SRP News (expanded)
Ruth Burbidge of Recorder Musicmail and Peacock Press tells us how it all started. There is news from the branches and reports on the 2023 SRP Conference and Festival including the Spinacino Consort and two-day Music Programme.

Music Reviews
From Peter Bowman, Adam J Dopadlik, Anne Martin, Andrew Mayes, Harriet Oliver and Terry Smurthwaite. Click here for the music titles.

CD Reviews
Fiona Hook
reports on some new releases

News for Young Players

Click here for recorder music reviewed in this issue.


All issues of Recorder Magazine carry

  • news and reviews of competitions, courses, recitals and events
  • reviews of recorder sheet music and CDs,

    & news and information for young players


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