Interpretatio (eng – ita) – M° Aurelio Porfiri

What is interpretation? It is an interesting question and I would like to answer it by pointing out what interpretation is not. Interpretation is not the will of a conductor. How many times has it happened to me that I see serious and “respectable” conductors talking a lot about how to mark the score? I…

Is it UK still the country of choral music? / Il Regno Unito è ancora la terra della musica corale? (eng-ita) – M° Colin Mawby

There is a fine and internationally recognised choral tradition in England. It is mainly centred on the Cathedrals – mostly Anglican. Otherwise most English church music is dire in terms of content and performance. There is also a lamentable ignorance about the nature of liturgical music. I find most English singing very bland with an…