Articles

17 April 2019
William Shakespeare inspired some of the greatest musical scores ever written. We explore the operas, ballets, overtures, incidental music, tone poems, choral...
16 April 2019
We tell the story of how Beethoven composed his Pastoral Symphony, and share one the best recordings
Henry Mancini
16 April 2019
The musical all-rounder who conquered Hollywood, the recording studio and the concert hall…
Vaughan Williams
16 April 2019
Vaughan Williams unleashed an unprecedentedly aggressive side to his musical personality when composing his Fourth Symphony. We pick the finest recordings...
15 April 2019
We analyse the major themes of the work of the great Austrian composer
14 April 2019
We name the best pieces by the Baroque master of opera and oratorio
12 April 2019
Leading choral conductors name their favourite works for the week before Easter
Karlheinz Stockhausen
12 April 2019
We choose some of the greatest works by the pioneer of experimental music
12 April 2019
How composers have memorialised the events of 15 April 1912
12 April 2019
A brief look at the life and work of the great music historian
11 April 2019
We choose the best examples of the Romantic composer on disc
Ginastera
11 April 2019
The music of Alberto Ginastera (11 April 1916 – 25 June 1983) combines an ascerbic modernism with a deep affectionate for his native Argentina. Here are...
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