Allies All - II
A glance at our Letters pages in this issue will show that Mark Doran's recent plea in his Music Matters column for the preservation of off-air recordings has struck a responsive chord in a number of our readers, many of whom have been surprised at the failure of the BBC to retain copies of broadcasts from as recently as thirty or so years ago. Mark's plea was prompted by the apparent disappearance, after his death, of the late Harold Truscott's personal collection of such broadcasts.
Truscott was a remarkable man, a phenomenal musician who was never a part of the higher musical establishment. He was an inspiring teacher, who acquired a detailed knowledge …
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