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Contents – September 2011

‘Abbado seems to wallow in impending death; Barenboim looks past the pathos and finds life’ Ken Smith on Daniel Barenboim’s DVD of Mahler’s Symphony No 9 – page 89

Letters Neglected George Lloyd; Baroque DVDs

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editor’s choice An Earth-shaking Fidelio from Abbado; Lise de la Salle, back on form for Liszt; Miklós Rózsa’s wonderful Cello Concerto

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S o u n d b i t e S

L t d i c m u s i e m

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e h r h a r d t i n a b e t t

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p h o t o g r a p h y

For the record Gramophone’s Artist of the Year shortlist; the next Glyndebourne chief is announced;

a new label from Paul McCreesh

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a conversation with… …the violinist and conductor Gábor Takács-Nagy, on interweaving football and music in his new Manchester job

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diary

Cellist Daniel Müller-Schott on his lifelong love of Britten’s music and Britten’s love of the Baroque

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one to watch At a time when Warner Classics aren’t signing many new artists, violinist Rachel Kolly d’Alba is set to be their new star

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richard eyre As the director pens his last Gramophone column, he agonises about the difficulties as well as the delights of writing about music

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biography oF an instrument The fascinating story of Handel’s organ,

its restoration and rebirth

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F e A t u R e S

abbey road, a history From Elgar to Domingo, the world’s most famous recording studios have witnessed classical music history (with a bit of pop thrown in!). Martin Cullingford investigates

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the heroism oF kent nagano A maestro who made his name with musical rarities has brought his Montreal Symphony back to the mainstream

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the canonisation oF nieLsen

It’s Nielsen’s time to join the greats

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the gramophone coLLection Which recording of Elgar’s Second Symphony is the must-have?

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e n C o R e musicaL journeys Dawn Upshaw as festival curator in Ojai; personal reflections on Cardiff Singer of the

World; early music in Stockholm

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pick oF the musicaL month Great events, from Southwell Minster to Symphony Hall, Boston

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audio and visuaL The lastest moves in stereo networking

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my music Rock and musical theatre icon Murray Head reveals his gradual but intense love affair with classical music

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Elgar and Menuhin at Abbey Road Studios 30

Kent Nagano, the maestro in Montreal 38

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