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Five essential works by Grieg

Five essential works by Grieg

We choose the best pieces by the Norweigan composer

Six of the best works by Florence Price

Six of the best works by Florence Price

We choose some of the finest works by the inspiring African-American symphonist who fought racial prejudice to become one of America’s best composers

The best recordings of Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony

The best recordings of Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony

We explore the finest recordings of one of the most vivid musical portrayals of the ocean

A guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 4

A guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 4

We share the history behind Beethoven's great Fourth Symphony and analyse its style

Beethoven's Symphony No. 1

Beethoven's Symphony No. 1

What's the story behind Beethoven's very first symphony?

The best recordings of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5

The best recordings of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5

What are the best recordings of Shostakovich's mighty Fifth?

Five essential works by Orlando Gibbons

Five essential works by Orlando Gibbons

We choose the best pieces by the Tudor composer

The best recordings of Debussy's Images

The best recordings of Debussy's Images

We search for the best recordings of the French composer's stunning piano works

The best recordings of William Walton

The best recordings of William Walton

We select the essential recordings of works by the enduring British composer

How did Beethoven cope with going deaf?

How did Beethoven cope with going deaf?

The great composer was able to deal with his deafness thanks to a unique hearing machine he had fitted to his piano

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