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On leaving Schoenberg

Roberto Gerhard, who died 50 years ago on January 5th, was one of the most important composers to have lived in Cambridge. Born in Valls near Barcelona in 1896 to a Swiss-German father and Alsatian mother he was brought up … Continue reading

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A box of parts

Sometimes, it’s only too easy to forget what a wealth of musical material we have here at the UL. I was reminded forcibly of this the other day, when a reader expressed an interest in John Marsh‘s 7th Symphony, usually … Continue reading

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