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Five of the best Beethoven sonata cycles

Five of the best Beethoven sonata cycles

We name some of the finest examples of Beethoven’s piano sonatas on disc

Six of the best BME composers you should know about

Six of the best BME composers you should know about

A short guide to the greatest black and minority ethnic composers of all time

A guide to Florence Price

A guide to Florence Price

We introduce you to the composer who became the first African-American woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra

An introduction to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10

An introduction to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10

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

Five of the best young classical guitarists

Five of the best young classical guitarists

Meet five talented young guitarists from the world of classical music

What music is used for the theme tune of The Apprentice?

What music is used for the theme tune of The Apprentice?

With the new series of the BBC's The Apprentice on the way, let’s take a look at the TV show’s iconic theme tune

Five theories for the unsolved mystery of Elgar's Enigma Variations

Five theories for the unsolved mystery of Elgar's Enigma Variations

We explore five potential solutions to the Enigma's enigma

An introduction to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9

An introduction to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9

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

What is the music used in TV news programmes?

What is the music used in TV news programmes?

TV news is part and parcel of most people’s daily routine, whether you get up with BBC Breakfast or eat your dinner with Channel 4 News. But have you ever wondered about the music at the beginning and end?

Five of the best recordings of Simon Rattle and Magdalena Kožená

Five of the best recordings of Simon Rattle and Magdalena Kožená

Unmissable recordings by the great conductor and mezzo power couple

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