World of Music

Something for the weekend!

The clips, links and quotes we like…

It shouldn't happen to a piano…

In the July issue of BBC Music Magazine we present 15 truly unpleasant ways in which pianos have been treated over the years. Six of those occasions were, alas, filmed for posterity. Here they are...

Something for the weekend!

The links, clips and quotes we like…

Something for the weekend!

The links, clips and quotes we like…

Father of the King's Musick

On the trail of Henry VIII, Lucie Skeaping uncovers the tale of a forgotten manuscript

Barcelona vs Manchester

OK, so Barcelona has the better football team. But which city has the greater musical heritage? Jeremy Pound compares the two…

Six of the best organs in the world

Oliver Condy's quick guide to some of the greatest pipe organs in the world

Late-blooming composers

Late-blooming composers

Who were the composers who produced their masterpieces in later life? Rebecca Franks finds out

Hidden Treasures

Are there neglected masterpieces? Or is the idea just a myth, asks Iain Burnside

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2009

For the 2010 awards, please click here


Find out who triumphed at the 2009 awards and listen to clips from all the winning discs.

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