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The best recordings of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

The best recordings of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

We bring you the very best recordings on disc of Beethoven's masterpiece

Cakes inspired by classical music

Inspired by the spectacular showstoppers of this year’s Great British Bake Off, editor Oliver Condy set off to discover some sugary delights inspired by the world of classical music

The best classical music inspired by baking

The best classical music inspired by baking

From meat pies to wedding cakes, jam tarts to whipped cream confections, here are some of the best pieces of music inspired by the art of baking

Six of the best pieces of music for Halloween

Six of the best pieces of music for Halloween

Welsh National Opera conductor James Southall chooses some of the best spooky works of classical music to listen to this October

What is the difference between a violin and a viola?

What is the difference between a violin and a viola?

We explain the differences between the two string instruments 

The best recordings of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

The best recordings of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

We bring you the finest recordings of the Russian masterpiece

An interview with film composer Harry Gregson-Williams

An interview with film composer Harry Gregson-Williams

We talk to the composer of the soundtrack to Shrek about his latest projects, including Disney's live-action remake of Mulan

Six of the best works by Paganini

Six of the best works by Paganini

What are the six greatest pieces by the violin virtuoso Niccolò Paganini?

The best recordings of Fauré's Requiem

The best recordings of Fauré's Requiem

Which are the best recordings of this staple of the choral repertoire?

The best recordings of Respighi's Pines of Rome

The best recordings of Respighi's Pines of Rome

We bring you the finest recordings on disc of Respighi’s epic orchestral work

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