OPHONE THE RADIO CRITIC BROADCAST REVIEW
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Ii ndex to Reviews . . Sounds in Retrospect~A Panel Review David Oistrakh talks to Alan Blyth . . . . Introducing Benvenuto Cellini by David Cairns Here and There with Roger Wimbush . . . . Record Industry Profile: Dr Hans-Werner Steinhausen by John Borwick
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Collectors' Corner by Jerrold Northrop Moore and Brian Rust . . Reviews-Orchestral
-Chamber Music -Instrumental' . . -Choral and Song -Opera . . Records Reissued New Cassette Releases . . Nights at the Round Table Keeping Track Jazz Reviews
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.Books and ,Records Received Contributors' Notes Correspondence . . Deletions . . Editorial Notes Special Offers
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Beginner's Guide to Unit Audio
Part 2: The cartridge, motor and pickup arm by P. E. Gosling Meet the Manufacturer: No. 9-SMIE . . Elements in Audio Progress Part 3: Transistors for tuners and tape by R. F. Jones . . Equipment !Reviews: '
Quad FM3 tuner . . . . Yamaha MSC-5B music centre . . Celestion Ditton 44 Monitor loudspeaker Audio Forum . . Sonex 73 preview . . Audio News
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This month's front cover shows Benvenuto Cellini's famous bronze of Perseus. David Cairns provides an introduction to Berlioz's opera on page 1657 and a review of the first-ever recording by John Warrack appears on page 1722.
NEXT MONTH-GOLDEN JUBILEE ISSUE This issue will contain all the usual features together with a facsimile of the f i rst edition and several specially commissioned articles to commemorate the occasion
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