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Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

For Ernest Bloch's 136th birthday, Alec Evans selects the composer's finest works

Five of the best musicians who use extended technique

Five fine examples of extended techniques in recordings 

Who composed the theme tune for the Great British Bake Off?

Who composed the theme tune for the Great British Bake Off?

La creme de la creme: a guide to the baking competition’s music by Tom Howe

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist

The BBC Music Magazine team chooses the very best new recordings from the classical music world each week

Six of the best Mozart operas

Six of the best Mozart operas

We choose some of the finest operas by the legendary composer

Five of the best twelve-tone works

Five of the best twelve-tone works

We choose some of the best works by serialist composers

An introduction to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7

An introduction to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7

Conductor Vasily Petrenko guides us through the history and analysis of Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony 'Leningrad'

Steve Reich’s best works for percussion

Steve Reich’s best works for percussion

A guide to the American composer’s percussion music

A guide to Jonny Greenwood on film...

A guide to Jonny Greenwood on film...

Jonny Greenwood is perhaps best known as being the lead guitarist/keyboardist of the rock band Radiohead. For over 15 years, though, Greenwood has established himself as an inventive and award-winning composer.

A guide to Bernstein’s ‘The Age of Anxiety’ Symphony

A guide to Bernstein’s ‘The Age of Anxiety’ Symphony

A brief history of Bernstein’s Second Symphony

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