These publications appeared earlier
this month and may be of interest to TVEMF members.
Captain Corelli's Crumhorn
by Louis de Bernieres
In this sequel he travels to Cyprus and meets some
TVEMF members who introduce him to early music. The chapter where he
attempts to play the serpent is not for the squeamish.
Henry and Danny
saga of sibling rivalry, jealousy and passion in a musical family, telling of a
brillian career cut short by an untimely death. The music of the Purcell
brothers will never seem the same after reading this book by
The Bird Fancier's Delight
Likely to be of rather limited appeal compared with part I, but the
tunes for the ostrich are of interest, perhaps the only pieces explicitly scored
for the contabass Curtal.
The Dog Fancier's Delight
soon after its original apprearance, as most of the pieces proved to be too high
for human hearing. The rottweiler items will prove a boon to players of
the fretted blasthorn.