Articles

11 August 2019
We choose the best works by the 20th-century composer
9 August 2019
How the Oxford detective plied his grisly trade to the sound of classical music
8 August 2019
Conductor Vasily Petrenko guides us through the history and analysis of Shostakovich's Second Symphony 'To October'
7 August 2019
We choose some of the most influential collaborations between composers and violinists
5 August 2019
With Disney's The Lion King taking a big bite out of the box office, we take a look at the music...
4 August 2019
We choose the best pieces by the ultimate child prodigy
1 August 2019
Conductor Vasily Petrenko guides us through the history and analysis of Shostakovich's First Symphony
31 July 2019
The BBC Music Magazine team share their thoughts on the finest arias from Puccini's great operas
31 July 2019
We recommend a handful of the greatest examples of the film composer’s work on disc
30 July 2019
We untangle complex world of the operatic voice type, exploring their ranges and naming some of the greatest singers to have ever lived
Minimoog Model D
29 July 2019
A six-fact tribute to the ground-breaking synthesizers that emerged in the 1960s
28 July 2019
We name the very best pieces of music written by the symphony’s great synthesist
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