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A guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

A guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

The story of Beethoven’s majestic fifth symphony, renowned for its famous four-note opening

The best of Vaughan Williams

The best of Vaughan Williams

In today’s Breakfast Promelette, we present a playlist of Vaughan Williams’s finest music from Lark Ascending to the glorious Symphony No. 5

What happens in Stravinsky's The Firebird?

What happens in Stravinsky's The Firebird?

We take a look at Stravinsky's dramatic ballet, performed in tonight's BBC Prom

An interview with Debbie Wiseman

An interview with Debbie Wiseman

We talk to the composer about a landmark festival celebrating Vaughan Williams

A quote of the day from Beethoven

A quote of the day from Beethoven

Beethoven's masterful 'Emperor' concerto takes centre stage at tonight's Prom...

5 facts about Bernd Alois Zimmermann

5 facts about Bernd Alois Zimmermann

What do you need to know about the 20th-century German composer? Our 'Breakfast Promelette' today offers a quick guide

The best electronic orchestral music

The best electronic orchestral music

We bring you the finest examples of contemporary electronic classical music

5 top tips for attending the BBC Proms

5 top tips for attending the BBC Proms

The BBC Music Magazine team shares its advice for making the most of a visit to the Royal Albert Hall

Five facts about the Royal Albert Hall organ

Five facts about the Royal Albert Hall organ

A brief guide to the magnificent Henry Willis pipe organ, which takes up occupancy in London's Royal Albert Hall

What is the World Orchestra for Peace?

What is the World Orchestra for Peace?

As Beethoven's  'Choral' Symphony No. 9 comes to the Proms, we introduce the unique orchestra who will be playing it

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