Day: February 29, 2016

A look at some of the repertoire for cor anglais

Alan Richardson: Three Pieces, Opus 22 (Cor Anglais and Piano) Jean Françaix: Quator (Cor Anglais, Violin, Viola, ‘Cello) The cor gets all the lovely soupy tunes when it comes to orchestral parts, including the creamy solo in Dvořák’s New World Symphony: This tune is of course known to many as the Hovis tune, thanks to…

Schema theory, universal minds and the impossibility of the characterless character: a study of Katherine Mansfield’s ‘The Man Without A Temperament’

Storyworlds are necessarily incomplete and work in recent years has investigated how the reader manages to plug the gaps. Schema theory (Culpeper, 2001; Schneider, 2001; Semino, 1997) and Palmer’s twelve-point universal minds checklist (2007) complement one another in that both describe the reader’s gap-filling activities in the creation of mental models which make up the…