Jonathan Gaisman

Jonathan Gaisman

A celebration of Sufi sounds in Rajasthan offers much to treasure

Is music expressing or evoking emotion?

Before his journey into atonality, Schoenberg composed the surprisingly accessible “Verklärte Nacht”

Schumann’s setting of Faust is an aesthetic and spiritual triumph—and can truly be called heavenly

Which finale for Beethoven’s Op 130 should you pick— cheerful sonata-rondo or a fugue like no other?

Thomas Grant’s “Court Number One” reveals the changing values of the society which the criminal justice system ultimately exists to enforce

Few of even the greatest writers have managed to capture the emotional, elusive, essence of music

Miklós Bánffy’s Transylvanian Trilogy is full of exceptional richness, character and colour

Francis Thompson’s strange and ephemeral life gave rise to poetry which, though long out of fashion, captures the nostalgia of cricket