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July/August 2019

Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan shares personal reflections on life and the arts; the return of the Queen Elizabeth Hall organ; we meet the fresh-toned Norwegian Soloists’ Choir; tributes to St Albans International Organ Festival founder Peter Hurford; and two projects south of Paris take organ builder Bertrand Cattiaux back in time.

Plus, revealing the hidden gems in John McCabe’s choral catalogue; four organists present the complete Neues Orgelbüchlein at Amsterdam’s Orgelpark; Ulster Youth Choir; Philippe Lefebvre, titular organist of Notre-Dame de Paris, shares his shock at the cathedral’s devastating fire; the second instalment of our survey of chamber organs in Australia; free sheet music of a new work for solo organ by Kerensa Briggs; and our International Directory of Pipe Organ Builders.

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