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THE CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE

RAMOPHONE

JANUARY 2005 £4.25 WVIfIN.gramophone.co.uk

AUDIO REVIEW The best hi-fi equipment of the past year

PETER PEARS Britten's muse and greatest interpreter

STILL SMILING? The book that tells all on life with Pavarotti

JOHN TAVENER How the Proms thrilled to 'The Protecting Veil'

THE EXPERTS' EXPERT Brain? Tuckwell? Who's top brass among the world's great hornplayers?