Music and Performance
12 May 2011
Composers take up a great deal more shelf space than authors. The latest edition of Hermann Abert on Mozart runs to 1,...
Culture
03 February 2011
Ravel, Roger NicholsYale University Press, 352pp, £25George Gershwin, Larry StarrYale University Press, 256pp, £...
Culture
15 December 2010
No writer in my time has so dominated American music criticism as the deceptively receptive Alex Ross, whose...
Books
12 July 2010
English music admits no scandal. Nothing ever happened. Purcell and the prostitutes? A load of Westminster tittle-...
Culture
01 March 2010
For details of the New Statesman's Young Music Critic competition, click here.One summer's day a dozen years ago, while...