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INDEX TO REVIEWS

274

Including the completion of Bryden Thomson's Bax Symphonies cycle from Chandos, the CD reissue of Beethoven cello works from jaqueline du Pre and Daniel Barenboim, Brahms cello sonatas from the Norwegian cellist Truls Merk , and Rameau's commedie-ballet , "Piatee " .

CORRESPONDENCE

275

The Hanover Band's authenticity, more on Beecham, and the hazards oftight recording schedules .

NEWS AND VIEWS

278

Interviews with Neil ShicojJ,joseph Swensen , Roberta Alexander and Philip Fowke, plus the challenge ofmarketing records in japan.

QUARTERLY RETROSPECT

285

Robert Layton considers the quarter's selection of orchestral, chamber and instrumental recordings, including Shlomo Mintz's Brahms Violin Concerto, Grieg and Schumann piano corlcertos from Murray Perahia, and Mozart piano concertosfrom Andras Schiff.

LEONARD SLATKIN

290

Edward Seckerson talks to the American conductor about his work , from the European and English classics to those of New England and beyond.

REVIEWS

Orchestral-293 . Chamber-320. In stTllmental-319. Choral & Sorlg346. Oper~360. Spoken Word-369. Brass & Military-369. Compact Disc Round-up--370. Historic Recordings-373 . Cassette Commenrary-376.

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AUDIO

378

Meet the Manufacturer : Tannoy in Scotland-378. T echnics European Seminar-382. NAD 5320 Compact Disc Player-383. Magneplanar 1-4 Loudspeaker-384. Akai GX-95 Cassette Deck-385. Denon DAP-2500 Digital Preamplifier-386. New Products-387.

NEW RELEASES

397

A listing of new Compact Disc , Cassette and LP releases scheduled to appear this month .

FRONT COVER Leonard Slatkin appears on this motlth's front cover . We review his RCA recordings of Elgar orchestral works on page 301. Slatkin talks to Edward Seckmon on page 290. (Photo : BMG/Christian Steiner)

NEXT MONTH Placido Domingo will befeatured on the September front cover. We will review his CBS recording of Mascagni's "Iris" conducted by the late Giuseppe Patane , and Giuseppe Sinopoli's DG recording of Wagner's" Tannhiiuser". Domingo talks to john Higgins about his work.

The September 1989 issue is published OIl Wednesday August 30th.

Brydtrt ThClmJon-- p. 294

Vol. 67 No. 795 Published by Gcneu.l Gramophone PubJiO,tions l td ., 177/9. Kenton Ro,d, Harrow, Middlesex HA30HA . Telephone 01-907 4476. Telex 265871 MONREF G MUS027 Fax 01-907 0073 Edi,or. C HRISTOPHER POLLARD 0 Assi"'n1 EdilOl, CHARLES SEARSON 0 Consul,,", 10 Editorial Department. QUITA CHAVEZ 0 Audio Director. JOHN BORWICK 0 Audi o Ediwr, IVOR HUMPHREYS 0 Audio Consulum, JOHN GILBERT 0 DepuI YPublishCl & Advcrtisemem Di rector. BARR Y IRVING 0 Art Editor, DERMOT JONES 0 Circulation Manager , STEPHEN PRESCOTT 0 Subscription Man. ger, VALERIE WAR BURTON 0 Publisher & Managing Edi,or, ANTHONY POLLARD

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