Discovering Music

Beethoven: What did the 19th century think?

Beethoven: What did the 19th century think?

We take a look at the initial public reception of Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies

6 of the Best: Beethoven's overlooked works

6 of the Best: Beethoven's overlooked works

Think you know Beethoven? Think again with our guide to his lesser-known music

The Celesta: the sound of the Sugar Plum Fairy

The Celesta: the sound of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Daniel Jaffé presents a brief guide to the Celesta - star of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet

6 of the Best: Different Ways to See Ballet

6 of the Best: Different Ways to See Ballet

We're celebrating #WorldBalletDay!

Discovering Music – Cadenza

Discovering Music – Cadenza

Stephen Johnson gets to grips with classical music's technical terms

Discovering Music – Rubato

Discovering Music – Rubato

Stephen Johnson gets to grips with classical music's technical terms

Discovering Music – Glissando

Discovering Music – Glissando

Stephen Johnson gets to grips with classical music's technical terms

Discovering Music – Sonata Form

Discovering Music – Sonata Form

Stephen Johnson gets to grips with classical music's technical terms

Discovering Music – Passcaglia

Discovering Music – Passcaglia

Stephen Johnson gets to grips with classical music's technical terms

Discovering Music – Crescendo

Discovering Music – Crescendo

Stephen Johnson gets to grips with classical music's technical terms

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