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Who composed the music for the BBC’s new Dracula series?

Who composed the music for the BBC’s new Dracula series?

The BBC certainly gave us something to sink our teeth into at the start of the month, but who was responsible for giving Dracula its musical bite?

Louisa May Alcott in classical music

Louisa May Alcott in classical music

The American author appears in Charles Ives’s Concord Sonata

Six of the best pieces of Christmas choral music

Six of the best pieces of Christmas choral music

What are the greatest songs and choral works written for the festive period?

Christmas classical music and drink pairings

Christmas classical music and drink pairings

What music should you be playing to accompany the finest tipples? Oz Clarke and the BBC Music Magazine team offer you their expert advice

Six of the best... festive film scores

Six of the best... festive film scores

What's your favourite Christmas film? Festive films have some great music... here are six of the best!

A guide to Messiaen's Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jésus

A guide to Messiaen's Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jésus

It's one of the longest and most difficult pieces in the solo piano repertoire, but what make's Messiaen's 20 contemplations on the baby Jesus such a musical mountain?

The best classical music book releases of 2019

The best classical music book releases of 2019

A round-up of the classical music novels, biographies and guides that have received five-star reviews this year in BBC Music Magazine

Six of the best Russian orchestral works

Six of the best Russian orchestral works

As we come to the end of the UK-Russia Year of Music, Russian pianist Yulia Chaplina names some of the greatest symphonic works by Russian composers

Reader offer: Bavaria's Oberammergau Passion Play

Reader offer: Bavaria's Oberammergau Passion Play

Seize the rare opportunity to see this extraordinary event in beautiful Bavaria with Martin Randall Travel

The best new Christmas classical music releases

The best new Christmas classical music releases

We round up some of this season’s best festive albums

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