Summer 2024, Volume 44, Issue 2

News in Brief

Erik Bosgraaf: New Artistic Director for LIFEM
Barbara Law interviews the well-known Dutch recorderist.

Neuro Inclusive Teaching
Heidi Fardell talks about challenges and strategies for neurodiverse students and teachers

Jonathan Dove’s Guilty Secret
The composer and ex-SRP President talks to Fiona Hook about his life and the fact he doesn't play the recorder!

Centrespread Composer Matthew Mackerras
Interviewed by Michael Graham

Centrespread: Waltz for Beatrice by Matthew Mackerras

Sebastian Meyer Recorders
Daniel Swani interviews the Swiss recorder-maker

The Queen’s Masque: Metamorphoses of Power
Tabea Popien of ensemble feuervogel talks about the symbolism of masques for Elizabeth I's political power and social role.

Chris Orton
tells us about ERTA at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Spring Recorder Festival and the recorder edition of Musicbabies.

Sing Up – Play Recorder!
National music education company Sing Up is launching Play Recorder! for rollout in schools. Miriam Monaghan explains.

SRP News
Jean Campbell rounds up news from the branches with reports on workshops and playing days. Sylvia Davies is remembered, Caroline Jones and Alyson Lewin report on the Monmouth Festival, and new SRP President Philip Thorby is introduced.

Music Reviews
From Grace Barton, Harriet Oliver, Terry Smurthwaite and Bart Spanhove. Click here for the music titles.

CD Reviews
Fiona Hook
reports on some new releases

Unidentified Folk Outfit
Jazz Saxophonist Tom Ridout discusses UFO, a recorder-led Folk/Rock Jazz Fusion power trio playing traditional folk music with a twist.

Click here for recorder music reviewed in this issue.


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  • reviews of recorder sheet music and CDs,

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