A selection of M&V 'lute music' articles
CD Spotlight. Previously Unknown - Music by Silvius Leopold Weiss, heard by Ron Bierman. '... difficult to improve upon ...'
CD Spotlight. Composer's Authority? - J S Bach transcribed for guitar, heard by Robert Anderson. '... consummate skill ...'
Ensemble. A Major Success - Ricky Ian Gordon's 'Orpheus & Euridice', experienced by Maria Nockin
Imaginative Heights - Gordon Rumson looks forward to the Calgary Art Song Competition
Ask Alice - On location, social networking and the guitar, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Ensemble. Elemental Music - Malcolm Miller listens to music-theatre works by Harrison Birtwistle
CD Spotlight. Great charm - Venetian lute music, reviewed by Peter Howell. '... sensitive playing on a good instrument in real acoustics ...'
CD Spotlight. Intimate pleasures - Duo LiveOak's 'Piva', enjoyed by Malcolm Tattersall. '... an attractive selection of rarely-heard songs.'
Record box. A recital to value - Lute solos and songs by Robert Johnson from Shakespeare's England, reviewed by Patric Standford
CD Spotlight. Higher authority - Jacob Heringman plays music from the Siena Lute Book, reviewed by Robert Anderson. '... an infectious zest for the music ...'
Music - a short story by Elizabeth Dobbs
Record box. The Rags of Time - Basil Ramsey lingers over the delights of seventeenth century lute songs and dances