World of Music

Poetry in motion

Poetry in motion

We celebrate National Poetry Day with five musical settings of British poets

James Naughtie meets Sir Neville Marriner

James Naughtie meets Sir Neville Marriner

The BBC Radio 4 presenter interviews the great British conductor

Sir Neville Marriner: Rewind

Sir Neville Marriner: Rewind

In early 2016, the British violinist and conductor told us about his past recordings

A moment of Howells history

A moment of Howells history

How the English composer's Cello Concerto is set to be performed for the first time ever in concert

Does life begin at 90?

Does life begin at 90?

We celebrate the great musicians still performing in their tenth decade

Six of the best: Satie works

A selection of the French composer's finest - and oddest – pieces

An introduction to… Fanny Mendelssohn

An introduction to… Fanny Mendelssohn

Our quick guide to the exceptional 19th-century composer

Memories of Menuhin

We talk to three musicians who studied and worked with Yehudi Menuhin

Five intriguing national anthems

Five intriguing national anthems

We pick the hymns that stand out from the rest

Classical music's rule-breakers

We explore the performers who like to do things their own way…

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