Posts Tagged ‘Music’

The Red Violin

The Red Violin (1998)

I wrote this review last year for a music-themed issue of Historical Novels Review, the magazine of the Historical Novel Society. Many thanks to the editors for allowing me to reproduce this piece here. When I heard that the editors of Historical Novels Review wanted a review of a music-themed historical film, The Red Violin immediately […]



Your input, please: music, or no music?

Sometimes I love music on websites, sometimes I find it distracting and hasten to turn it off. So I have long hesitated before putting this blog, or my website, to music. I would choose something from the 17th or 18th centuries (no, not the soundtrack to Sofia Coppola’s Marie-Antoinette.) So what is your take on […]