Spring 2023, Volume 43, Issue 1

News in Brief

The Preludes of Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (1673-1763)
Lisete da Silva
discusses the preludes as a performer, long-term researcher and lover of French Baroque.

Flight of the Eagle: Journeys in recorder design with Adriana Breukin
Piers Adams
remembers the development of Adriana Breukin's projects over the years and his work with her recorders.

Tom Poster
The pianist and composer talks to his former recorder teacher Evelyn Nallen about the recorder.

Woodpeckers Recorder Quartet in Winter Wonderland
Danish member Pernille Petersen and Irish member Kate Hearn talk about the group and their tour of Swedish Lapland.

Making Informed and Approachable Medieval Concerts
Basel-based early music Ensemble Pampinea perform imaginative programmes, one based on Boccaccio's Decameron and another determined by the shake of a dice.

Centrespread Composer Glen Shannon
Michael Graham interviews the well-known Californian composer.

Centre Spread: Albion’s Elixir by Glen Shannon

Chris Orton
updates us on 2022 events and plans for 2023 and talks to ERTA members Juliana Day and Andrew Collis.

SRP News (expanded)
The 2023 SRP Conference and Festival are coming up shortly! Jim Grant talks about like-minded groups, and Sandra Foxall tells us about a chance opportunity. There are extended reports of branch activities and SRP Wales remembers John Clifford.

Music Reviews
From Jackey Birch, Helen Hooker, Steve Marshall, Fiona Smith and John Turner. Click here for the music titles.

Book Review
Emily Baines reviews David Lasocki's important new book The Recorder.

CD Reviews
Fiona Hook
reports on some new releases

Bassano: Ricercate (1585)
Australian recorderist Rodney Waterman talks about the 16th-century composer, his new CD and the Morgan Ganassi.

Tel Aviv Recorder Festival 2022 (TARF)
13-year-old Alma Nunez Debretzeni tells us about her experience and other performers at the Festival.

Click here for recorder music reviewed in this issue.


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