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JULY 1972

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OPHONE THE RADIO CRITI'C BROADCAST REVIEW

VOL. L

No. 590

Founded by SIR COMPTON MACKENZIE

CHRISTOPHER STONE

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,Index to Reviews

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The Gramophone and the Voice by Desmond Shawe-Taylor Collectors' Corner by Brian 'Rust Jean Martinon talks to Alan Blyth Here and There with Roger Wimbush . . Quadraphonic Records-First issue from Pye/Sansui Reviews-Orchestral

-Chamber Music - Instrumental -Choral and Song -Opera -Spoken Word . . -Documentary Records Reissued . . Cassette and Cartridge releases Nights at the Round Table Keeping Track Jazz Reviews Books Received Correspondence Deletions Editorial Notes Reviewers' Notes

154 171 175 176 178 184 187 198 204 210 223 231 232 232 247 253 254 260 277 177, 277

174 277 154

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Beginner's Guide to Record Players by John Borwick

Part 5: Hi-Fi Systems Trade Shows Report by John Borwick Audio Talk Sound Power Levels by Roger Driscoll Equipment Rev-iews:

B&O Beovox 5700 loudspeaker B&W DM2 Monitor loudspeaker Audio Forum Audio News . .

261 262 265 266 2fn 271 275 276

This month's front cover features Sir Adrian Boult's new recording of orchestral excerpts from Wagner's operas which is reviewed on page 197 of this issue .

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A Quarterly Retrospect by Robert L.ayton

Eugen Jochum talks to Alan Blyth Stanley Kelly reviews the ADC10E Mk 4 cartridge

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