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  • ISSUE No. 10 – August 2016
    Guest Editor – MEDEA BINDEWALD

    CONTENTS include

    • Farewell to Finchcocks- RICHARD & KATRINA BURNETT interviewed by MEDIA BINDEWALD
    • On the Beat: directing from the Continuo- ANDREW LAWRENCE-KING
    •  Instrument choice in the performance of 18th-Century Parisian Keyboard Repertoire- GIULIA NUTI
    •  Jacob Kirkman: portrait of a little known Composer- MEDIA BINDEWALD
    •  Facing the Future: a personal experience- KATHARINE MAY
    •  Hendrix joins Handel in W1- CLAIRE DAVIES interviewed by MEDEA BINDEWALD
    •  ‘Jacob Kirkman, Harpsichord Maker to Her Majesty’  Book Review by DOUGLAS HOLLICK

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