Monthly Archives: June 2016

CD choice #6 (Argerich plays Bach)

Time goes so very fast: it is Martha Argerich’s 75th birthday today. Here is perhaps still my favourite recording of hers, from 1980. Completely stunning Bach playing. I can’t put it better than Jessica Duchen has:  “Martha Argerich presents intense, minor-key Bach: fierce but … Continue reading

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The English art

We drive to and from Cornwall slowly each year, staying over for a night somewhere, visiting National Trust gardens en route — this year Coughton Court and Killerton as we drove down, Knightshayes and Hidcote on the way back to Cambridge. If … Continue reading

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