And it also includes the sleeve note
written by the late legendary music journalist Bill Graham of Hot Press for the 1989 reissue of Ghostown.
In essence this small book (which is extensively illustrated with pictures of the Oratorio, the organ itself, the manuscript sources and the performers) is a two-compact disc box with an exceptionally elaborate and informative sleeve note
. It is a handsome production.
Compiled by Bernard Butler with a sleeve note
from Johnny Marr, it combines Bert's pioneering early work with future Pentangle partner John Renbourn to latter day career revival on Butler-assisted Edge of a Dream.
Both compositions undoubtedly reflect the fondness of the age for virtuoso pieces, but even so this music does not deserve the dismissive judgement in the sleeve note
(Vit Roubicek) for it is substantially better than the average of its time.
Raphael Wallfisch and Philippe Graffin are the soloists with the BBC Concert Orchestra under Barry Wordsworth on this ASV release, and, as sleeve note
writer Brendan Carroll remarks, these are pieces which should be heard in the concert hall.
Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick remind us that Thomas Tallis is enjoying his500th anniversary with a collection of his choral music, and Andrew Carwood's sleeve note
reminds us of the skills a musician of the time had to employ to remain in favour as monarchs changed and the Roman Catholic Church and Church of England alternated (Hyperion).
The sleeve note
writer draws parallels with Frank Bridge and Delius, but I would also feel inclined to describe his music as a sunnier Arnold Bax!
Writing on the 'Aawitan Kita' album sleeve notes
, Doreen Fernandez noted that, despite perception that the TV show wouldn't last, 'after all, each show uses at least 14 songs; and just how many Filipino songs are there?
I'm old school and, whether music or film, prefer to have a CD or DVD in my hand with sleeve notes
to bring back memories.
| Here are the sleeve notes
to the Everton single: Side 1: E-V-E-R-T-O-N (Stewart 1963) 2.48.
The pleasant, atmospheric layout was the work of Joachim Berenbold, while the compelling sleeve notes
were penned by Leila Schayegh.
The CD sleeve notes
have a few quirky credits like 'Teeth, model's own' and mention gin.