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Hans Zimmer commissioned for this year's BBC Ten Pieces

Hans Zimmer commissioned for this year's BBC Ten Pieces

The line-up for this year’s BBC Music initiative for primary school children has been announced

Five of the best...Welsh composers!

Five of the best...Welsh composers!

We celebrate St David's day with Wales's finest composers

Five essential works by Chopin

Five essential works by Chopin

We choose the best pieces by the Polish composer

A guide to Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra

A guide to Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra

We introduce you to the Strauss classic that forms part of the soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

Six of the best pieces for prepared piano

Six of the best pieces for prepared piano

Which are the greatest pieces for altered piano? Pianist Hauschka tells BBC Music Magazine

A guide to Sibelius's Kullervo

A guide to Sibelius's Kullervo

A quick guide to Sibelius' choral symphony, Kullervo, based on The Kalevala, the iconic Finnish epic poem

Nine unmissable recordings by Bernard Haitink

Nine unmissable recordings by Bernard Haitink

Which are the best discs by the Dutch conductor?

The best recordings of Parry's Songs of Farewell

The best recordings of Parry's Songs of Farewell

We bring you the finest recordings of one of Parry’s last works

Greatest film theme of all time announced

Greatest film theme of all time announced

BBC Music Magazine joined forces with RadioTimes.com to discover the best film theme of all time

Ten of the best (and worst) novels about composers

Ten of the best (and worst) novels about composers

The BBC Music Magazine team reviews a selection of works of fiction which feature the great composers

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