Articles

17 January 2020
We explore the great composer's First Symphony and what makes it so special
15 January 2020
We select the finest recordings on disc of Beethoven’s legendary piano work
13 January 2020
John Williams has just released his ninth and final score for the Star Wars saga. But how do the scores stack up? Here’s our ranking…
13 January 2020
BBC Music Magazine seeks aspiring music journalists for work placements in Bristol office
8 January 2020
Oliver Soden, Michael Tippett’s recent biographer, reveals the famous pacifist’s long-hidden past
6 January 2020
The BBC certainly gave us something to sink our teeth into at the start of the month, but who was responsible for giving Dracula its musical bite?
3 January 2020
The American author appears in Charles Ives’s Concord Sonata
19 December 2019
What are the greatest songs and choral works written for the festive period?
18 December 2019
What music should you be playing to accompany the finest tipples? Oz Clarke and the BBC Music Magazine team offer you their expert advice
17 December 2019
What's your favourite Christmas film? Festive films have some great music... here are six of the best!
9 December 2019
It's one of the longest and most difficult pieces in the solo piano repertoire, but what make's Messiaen's 20 contemplations on the baby Jesus such...
9 December 2019
A round-up of the classical music novels, biographies and guides that have received five-star reviews this year in BBC Music Magazine
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