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  • ISSUE No. 11 – August 2017
    Guest Editor – PAMELA NASH


    • Rituals to Mould Her With: Multimedia harpsichord at Handel & Hendrix London-  PAMELA NASH
    • Harpsichord and Electric Guitar: A Potent Musical Alchemy-  PAMELA NASH & MARK WINGFIELD
    • “Au diable le conformisme”: anarchic world of Vivienne Spiteri- PAMELA NASH
    • The Ladies’ Defence: Feminist poetry, composing for the harpsichord & Marina Minkin- GILA CARCAS & PAMELA NASH
    • Close Relations: harpsichord and electronics- EVELYN FICARRA
    • Les Nuits Sonores: karaoke harpsichords, Latin groove & J.S.B.- GARY CARPENTER & PAMELA NASH
    • Gośka Isphording takes up the Reins: Unpacking ‘BoxToccata’- PAMELA NASH & ALED SMITH
    • ‘Panorama’: Women’s Part in the Revival of the Harpsichord- PENELOPE CAVE
    • Manoeuvering and Finessing: Looking Back to the Masters- PAMELA NASH & ROB KEELEY
    • Aliénor: patron, muse and inspiration- PAMELA NASH

    and an OBITUARY of Elisabeth Chojnacka (1939-2017) by KASIA TOMCZAK-FELTRIN
    and Details of Three Conferences on the Care and Preservation of Early Instruments, their Life Cycle and the Repertoire

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