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Gerard Schurmann

Just launched this week is the website for the composer and conductor Gerard Schurmann at . At this location you'll find Schurmann's complete works catalogue, an appreciation of his film music by David Wishart, a biography by Earl Tomson and a selection of reviews.

Film Music On The Web (UK)

Congratulations are in order to Film Music on the Web which, under the editorship of Ian Lace, has now received over 20,000 page views. It first appeared 18 months ago as an offshoot of Len Mullenger's Music on the Web (UK) and presents film composer profiles and articles, and monthly film music CD reviews.

Transfer Guy

If you're interested in the restoration and transfer to CD of old recordings, don't miss Mark Obert-Thorn's new website at . Also known as 'Transfer Guy', Mark is known as one of the best transfer men in the business.

Medieval Music and Arts Foundation

The largest resource of the Medieval Music and Arts Foundation is the 'Early Music FAQ' - a volunteer effort by newsgroup and internet users. The FAQ is at and contains over 3000 individual pages, and more than 1600 links to other Early Music web sites.

Grateful Dead

A recent announcement from the Grateful Dead announced that the band is to let its fans swap on-line recordings of live performances, legally. With internet distribution of pirate recordings increasing (mostly in MP3 format) and threatening to destroy the CD market, it is predicted that even the major record labels may have to allow such swapping of recordings. More info from San Jose Mercury News at .

Internet Radio lists radio stations available on the internet, including 33 classical stations. also list classical music internet programming. CBC and Radio Canada maintain excellent web sites at and . You can listen to classical music broadcast by both organisations via Real Audio links. NPR's Performance Today has a web page at which gives details of the station's classical music programming, hosted by Lisa Simeone. Schedules are subject to change - latest details are available from local public radio stations across the USA or from Performance Today on +1 202 414 2370.

Until next week, happy listening!

Copyright © Keith Bramich, May 18th 1999

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