One of my favourite pieces by Mozart.

One of my favourite pieces by Mozart.

The Sonata for Two Pianos, K448, it’s first movement uploaded here from the complete recording by Vladimir Ashkenazy and the late Malcolm Frager, made in February 1964 and first-issued on Decca SXL 6130. Life-enhancing in this yardstick rendition, every note,...
Reflections.

Reflections.

I got to thinking the other day (steady Colin) and wondered how many other websites/blogs (or whatever Colin’s Column is) offer you – as C’s C has done recently – Pierre Boulez and Tony Hancock on the same page; or music by composers as diverse as Berwald, Binge and...
Miracles do happen…

Miracles do happen…

… I have just heard a Tony Hancock episode I don’t recall … whatever, another classic, Tony buys a puppy from Sid (James, to the left in photo), trouble grows. Prog repeated at midday & 7 p.m., Radio 4 Extra of course....