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Articles by Fanfare Contributor Andrew Desiderio

  ANTON BRUCKNER – ELEVEN SYMPHONIES: A Guide to the Versions By William Carragan. Windsor, CT: The Bruckner Society of America, 2020.

  GORDON, MICHAEL: Acquanetta (Daniela Candillari)

  CARTER By David Schiff. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

  GORDON, RICKY IAN: Ellen West (Lidiya Yankovskaya)

  CITY SONGS AND AMERICAN LIFE, 1900–1950 By Michael Lasser. Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 2019.

  GORDON, RICKY IAN: The House Without a Christmas Tree (Bradley Moore)

  CLASSICAL MUSIC SAVED MY LIFE By John A. Sarkett. Winnetka, Illinois: Sarkett Press, 2018.

  GRAHAM, P.: Metropolis 1927. On the Shoulders... (Nicholas Childs)

  CONDUCTING OPERA: Where Theater Meets Music By Joseph Rescigno. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2020.

  GREENWOOD, JONNY: The Phantom Thread (Ziegler)

  DANGEROUS MELODIES By Jonathan Rosenberg. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.

  HEGGIE: Great Scott (Patrick Summers)

  DINNER WITH LENNY: The Last Long Interview with Leonard Bernstein By Jonathan Cott. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford Press, 2013.

  HERRMANN, BERNARD: Whitman... (Angel Gil-Ordóñez)

  EXPERIENCING FILM MUSIC: A Listener’s Companion By Kenneth Lafave. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.

  HOLST, GUSTAV; ELGAR (David Atherton)

  EXPERIENCING MAHLER: A Listener’s Companion By Arved Ashby. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.

  HOLT, SIMEON TEN: Canto Ostinato. Una Musique Blanche.... (David Porcelijn)

  JULIAN ANDERSON: Dialogues on Listening, Composing, and Culture By Julian Anderson and Christopher Dingle. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2020.

  HUGHES, ED: Symphonic Visions (Ed Hughes)

  LEADING TONES: Reflections on Music, Musicians, and the Music Industry By Leonard Slatkin. Milwaukee, WI: Amadeus Press, 2017.

  JETHS: Requiem (James Gaffigan)

  MAD SCENES AND EXIT ARIAS: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America By Heidi Waleson. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2018.

  JETHS: Ritratto (Geoffrey Paterson)

  MAHLER’S FORGOTTEN CONDUCTOR: Heinz Unger and His Search for Jewish Meaning, 1895–1965 By Hernan Tesler-Mabé. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2020.

  KLENGEL: Cello Concertinos... (Martin Rummel)

  MAKING MUSIC AMERICAN: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture By E. Douglas Bomberger. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

  KROUSE: Armenian Requiem, op. 66 (Stulberg)

  NATIONALIST AND POPULIST COMPOSERS: Voices of the American People By Steve Schwartz. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

  KURTH: Everything Lasts Forever. A Thousand... (Robert Spano)

  OBSERVATIONS ON MUSIC, CULTURE, AND POLITICS By Daniel Asia. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2021.

  LIANG, LEI: Inheritance (Steven Schick)

  ON THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CONDUCTING By Markand Thakar. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2016.

  LUDWIG, DAVID: The Anchoress. Three Anchoress... (Hyunah Yu)

  ON THE ROAD & OFF THE RECORD WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN: My Years with the Exasperating Genius By Charlie Harmon. Watertown, MA: Imagine Publishing, 2018.


  ONE MAESTRO’S JOURNEY By Heinrich Hammer. Leander, Texas: Still Life Enterprises, 2019.

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 8 (Gabriel Feltz)

  RAVEL: A Listener’s Guide By Victor Lederer. Milwaukee: Amadeus Press, 2015.

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 9 (Adám Fischer)

  THE COURAGE OF COMPOSERS AND THE TYRANNY OF TASTE: Reflections On New Music By Bálint András Varga. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017.

  MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 9 (Benjamin Zander)

  TO PLAY AGAIN: A Memoir of Musical Survival By Carol Rosenberger. Berkeley: She Writes Press, 2018.

  MAKAN: Dream Lightly. If We Knew the Sky.... (Gil Rose)

  WAGNERISM: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music By Alex Ross. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2020.

  MARTINŮ: SONGS, VOLUME 5 - Saltimbanques (Wallingerová)

  YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music to Enjoy Day by Day By Clemency Burton-Hill. New York, New York; HarperCollins, 2018.

  MEDTNER: 3 Romances, op. 3... (Levental)

  ADAMS, JOHN: Doctor Atomic (Adams)

  MEDTNER: Six Pushkin Poems, op. 32... (Levental)

  ADAMS, JOHN: Doctor Atomic (John Adams)

  NATHAN, ERIC: Paestum. Omaggio a Gesualdo. the... (Gil Rose)

  ADAMS, JOHN: Harmonielehre. My Father Knew Charles... (Giancarlo Guerrero)

  NIELSEN, CARL: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2; in... (Hasse Borup)


  OCCHIPINTI: Three Emilys for Solo Voice. Cubist... (Mingjia Chen)

  AMAYA: Constellations (Efraín Amaya)

  OUR STRENGTH, OUR SONG (Akemi Mercer-Niewoehner)

  AMMANN: Missa Defensor pacis (Raphael Immoos)

  PHILLIPS, J. C.: The Grey Land (Joseph C. Phillips)

  BALAKIREV: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 (Herbert von Karajan)

  PIAZZOLLA, ASTOR: Escualo. Libertango. The Four Seasons.... (El Ciel 2020)

  BATES, MASON: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (Michael Christie)

  PICKER: Fantastic Mr. Fox (Gil Rose)

  BENJAMIN, GEORGE: Lessons in Love and Violence (George Benjamin)

  PICKER: The Encantadas. Opera Without Words (Giancarlo Guerrero)

  BERNSTEIN, LEONARD: Mass (Dennis Russell Davies)


  BERNSTEIN, LEONARD: Symphonies... (Antonio Pappano)

  POULENC; BRITTEN; DEBUSSY (Leonora Armellini)

  BOLLON: Your Voice Out of the Lamb. Four... (Jader Bignamani)

  REINECKE: Flute Concerto. Ballad for Flute... (Tatjana Ruhland)

  BROMHEAD: A Lay for a Light Year. Violin... (Colman Pearce)

  RESPIGHI, OTTORINO: Concerto all’antica. Ancient Dances... (Salvatore di Vittorio)

  BRUCH: String Quintet in E♭. String Quintet... (Nash Ens)

  RESPIGHI, OTTORINO: Roman Festivals. Fountains of Rome.... (JoAnn Falletta)

  BRUCKNER, ANTON: 9 Symphonies (Nezet-Séguin)

  RICORDI: The Stolen Bucket (Aldo Salvagno)

  CAINE: The Passion of Octavius Catto (André Raphel)

  ROBERTSON, JOHN: Vallarta Suite, op. 47... (Anthony Amoré)

  CIPULLO: The Parting (Alastair Willis)

  ROSNER: Requiem (Nick Palmer)


  ROSNER: Requiem (Palmer)

  COCHRAN: Symphonic Tale... (Michael Chausovskiy)

  RUDERS, POUL: Sound and Simplicity... (Sebastian Lang-Lessing)

  DAUGHERTY, MICHAEL: This Land Sings (David Alan Miller)

  SAY: Violin Concerto, “1001 Nights in... (Howard Griffiths)


  SCHUMANN: Davidsbündlertänze, op. 6... (Costantino Catena)


  SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen. Kreisleriana... (Luisa Guembes-Buchanan)

  EASTMAN: Evil Nigger. Gay Guerilla (ter Braak)


  EGGERT, SCOTT HOWARD: Memoria (Christopher Kiver)

  STENHAMMAR: Symphony No. 2 in g... (Herbert Blomstedt)

  EGGERT, SCOTT HOWARD: Memoria (Christopher Kiver)

  TABAKOV: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 6 (Emil Tabakov)

  EGGERT: Memoria (Kiver)

  TABAKOV: Symphony No. 5. Double Bass Concerto (Emil Tabakov)

  ELFMAN: Violin Concerto, “Eleven Eleven.”... (Cameron)

  ULLMANN, VIKTOR: Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Agudin)

  ELGAR: Violin Concerto. Violin Sonata (Irnberger)

  ULLMANN, VIKTOR: Piano Concerto. Piano Sonatas Nos.... (Treutler)

  EÖTVÖS: Tri sestry (Dennis Russell Davies)

  VRANICKÝ, PAVEL: Symphonies... (Štilec)

  FELDMAN, MORTON: For Bunita Marcus (Takahashi)

  WALTON: Piano Quartet. Toccata for Violin... (Thwaite)

  FIBICH: Symphony No. 3 in e... (Marek Štilec)

  WEINBERGER: Schwanda the Bagpiper... (Karl-Heinz Steffens)

  FREY, EMIL: One-Eleven Heavy (David Bloom)

  WOOLF, RANDALL: Angel Heart, a music storybook (Mike Marshall)

  GERSHWIN: CONCERTO IN F (David Alan Miller)

  WUORINEN: Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Gil Rose)

  GIORDANO, UMBERTO: Andrea Chenier (Riccardo Chailly)

  YUN, ISANG: Cello Concerto. Interludium A.... (Dennis Russell Davies)

  GLANERT: Oceane (Donald Runnicles)

  ÅSHEIM: Grader av hvitt (Degrees of White) (Christian Eggen)

  GLASS, PHILIP: Violin Concerto No. 2, “American... (Piotr Pławner)


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