Category Archives: John Field Film

Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde

As I work on the book “Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde” (provisional title) it is gratifying to be able to admit that I am about 80% on the way to completing this project. It has been a long held goal … Continue reading

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John Field, Glinka and The Russian Classical music tradition

The research for the John Field film is going to take time and concentration.¬†At the moment concentrating on the relationship between Field, Glinka and the development of a Russian national music. Glinka has several lessons with Field and spoke warmly … Continue reading

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John Field and Finchcocks Museum of Music

With regard to John Field and the film I am working on there was one event which spurred me on to start writing the script. Last year while I was in the UK I was driving through Kent looking for … Continue reading

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