World of Music

Something for the weekend!

The quotes, clips and links we like…

Ready, steady, Gogol

This year is the 200th anniversary of one of Russia’s greatest creative writers, Nikolay Gogol. Daniel Jaffé introduces his extraordinary works and the music they inspired

Something for the weekend!

The quotes, clips and links we like…

Something for the weekend!

The clips, quotes and links we like…

Something for the weekend!

The quotes, clips and links we like...

The Making of Music (Part 5)

James Naughtie rejoices that classical music is still being discovered by new audiences

The Making of Music (Part 4)

Vienna at the turn of the 20th century was a boiling pot of innovation, writes James Naughtie, as he continues his journey through the history of music

Something for the weekend!

The quotes, clips and links we like…

The Making of Music (Part 3)

The 19th century was a boom era for classical music, says James Naughtie

Where's Wolfgang?

Should Mozart have been included in our list of 'Ten Greatest Prodigies'? Reader John Stone argues in favour of the young composer's brilliance

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here