Robert Craft

Robert Craft (1923–2015) was a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.

The Perils of Mrs. Eliot

Painted Shadow: The Life of Vivienne Eliot, First Wife of T.S. Eliot, and the Long-Suppressed Truth About Her Influence on His Genius

by Carole Seymour-Jones

May 23, 2002 issue

Only Collect

The Prince's Tale and Other Uncollected Writings

by E.M. Forster, edited by P.N. Furbank

May 6, 1999 issue

Sunday Afternoon Live

New York Philharmonic: The Historic Broadcasts, 1923-1987

ten compact discs of digitally remastered recordings, with 144-page book, 21 conductors, 18 soloists

May 28, 1998 issue

On the ‘Virge’

Virgil Thomson: Composer on the Aisle

by Anthony Tommasini

September 25, 1997 issue

His Ewe Lamb

Wystan and Chester: A Personal Memoir of W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman

by Thekla Clark, Introduction by James Fenton

June 20, 1996 issue

Words for Music Perhaps

The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Libretti and other Dramatic Writings (1939–1973)

by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman, edited by Edward Mendelson

November 3, 1994 issue

Love in a Cold Climate

Love in a Cold Climate

'To My Best Friend': Correspondence between Tchaikovsky and Nadezhda von Meck (1876–1878)

translated by Galina von Meck, edited by Edward Garden and Nigel Gotteri, Introduction by Edward Garden

Tchaikovsky: The Final Years (1885–1893)

by David Brown

November 18, 1993 issue

Great Dane

Great Dane

Niels Lyhne

by Jens Peter Jacobsen, translated by Tiina Nunnally, afterword by Eric O. Johannesson

October 22, 1992 issue

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