Publications: reviews and other articles – music

  • 2021: This page lists a selection of my writing about musical subjects. It was compiled for my older website (and is preserved here) mainly as part of my professional history.
Thesis

The Recorder, Flute and Flageolet in England, 1660-1810 M. Mus. Prelim. thesis, Melbourne University, 1983.

Articles (a select list)

‘Back-stage and On-stage’ in Townsville Community Music Centre – some memories of the first 25 years compiled by Jean Dartnall. Wulguru, Qld: J. Dartnall, 2008.
‘Reducing the Noise.’ Music Forum Vol 12 No 2, Feb – April 2006 (the web version, a bit longer, is here).
‘The Crow of the Phoenix’ Cinnamon Sticks Vol 4 No 2, December 2003.

‘Branching Out: playing other woodwinds’ The Recorder No. 19, August 1995.
‘Making the Most of Recorders in Schools’ The Australian Music Teacher Vol 3 No 6, 1994. (A minimally-revised version is here.)
‘Reeds, Riffs and Rhythms: teaching woodwinds in schools’ Sounds Australian No 41, Autumn 1994.
‘The Recorder in the 21st Century’ The Recorder No. 17, August 1993.
‘AMEB Recorder – a case study in syllabus writing’ Sounds Australian No 39, Spring 1993.
‘Unequal Temperament and Atonality’ Sounds Australian No 37, Autumn 1993.
‘When is a Slur not a Slur’ The Recorder No 11, 1990.

‘Traveller’s Tales: Robyn Mellor talks to Malcolm Tattersall’ The Recorder No 10, 1989.
‘Profile: Lance Eccles’ The Recorder No 8, 1988.
‘Wider Horizons: More Australian Recorder Music’ The Recorder No 6, 1986.
‘Australian Music for Recorders’ The Recorder No 1, 1984.

Reviews (a select list)

All CD reviews for Music & Vision (online newsletter), 2004 – 2010, are now listed here with links to the reviews on the M&V site.

Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Townsville, Music Forum Vol 16 No 1, Nov 2009.
Cale: Orchestral Works, Music Forum Aug 2008.
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Townsville, Music & Vision July 2005. Online: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.
Lacey: Upon a Time, Music Forum May 2005.
Eisenmann: Concerto for sopranino recorder and orchestra, Cinnamon Sticks Vol 4 No 2, December 2003.
Chorale Trios and Telemann Duos, Cinnamon Sticks Vol 3, 2002.
Meyers: Blockflote Boogie, Cinnamon Sticks Vol 2 No 1, May 2001.
The Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Townsville Bulletin July 2000

Miyagi: Aion-III, Recorder & Early Music No 23, 1999.
Corelli and Williams Sonatas, The Australian Music Teacher Vol 4 No 2, 1995.
Steger: An Italian Ground [CD], The Australian Music Teacher Vol 4 No 2, 1995.
Cantigas: Traveller’s Tapestry [CD], The Australian Music Teacher Vol 3 No 6, 1994.
Rowland-Jones: Playing Recorder Sonatas, The Recorder No. 17, August 1993 (now here).
Thorn: Recorders At Large, Sounds Australian, No 33, Autumn 1992.
Linde: The Recorder Player’s Handbook, The Recorder No 16, Dec 1992 (now here).
‘Greensleeves’ Renewed [Mageau], The Recorder No 13, July 1991.
Recorder ’90: the Concerts, The Recorder No 12, 1990.
Recorder ’87 – the Concerts, The Recorder No 7, 1987.

Book Reviews

All of my non-music book reviews which are now online are now listed at http://www.malcolmtattersall.com.au/book-reviews/

Last major update Nov 2009;
republished to this site Feb 2021