Articles

3 February 2020
Composer Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) was a revolutionary in every sense of the word, had a turbulent life and came to music relatively late.
2 February 2020
We tell the story of how Beethoven composed his Pastoral Symphony, and share one the best recordings
1 February 2020
The story of Beethoven’s majestic fifth symphony, renowned for its famous four-note opening
30 January 2020
We asked 174 composers to choose the 50 greatest composers of all tine
28 January 2020
We round up some of the greatest recordings of the British composing legend Sir John Tavener
27 January 2020
Composers Randy Newman and Thomas Newman are up against each other for an Original Score Oscar this year, but they're just the tip of the iceberg when it...
26 January 2020
We share the history behind Beethoven's great Fourth Symphony and analyse its style
23 January 2020
We analyse the genius behind Beethoven's 'Eroica' Symphony
22 January 2020
We give you the lowdown on our February issue cover star, who is performing at the 2020 Grammy Awards
20 January 2020
In a new BBC series, Stewart Copeland shares his enthusiasm for music and seeks to get to the bottom of our relationship with it. Here's all you need to...
20 January 2020
We dive into the legendary composer's Second Symphony
19 January 2020
The best discs by the Scottish violinist to add to your collection
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