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If music be the food of love...

If music be the food of love...

Iain Burnside explores how Shakespeare’s words have inspired countless musicians and pieces of music

Watch the 2014 BBC Music Magazine Awards on YouTube

Watch the 2014 BBC Music Magazine Awards on YouTube

Watch highlights from the 2014 BBC Music Magazine Awards

Six of the best: pieces of classical music for Easter

Six of the best: pieces of classical music for Easter

Our pick of the best pieces to listen to over the Easter weekend

Ilan Volkov

Ilan Volkov

We meet conductor Ilan Volkov during Tectonics festival in Reykjavík

Six of the best pop songs inspired by classical music

Six of the best pop songs inspired by classical music

Deputy editor Jeremy Pound chooses six of the best pop and rock songs with classical music at their heart

Six of the best multi-talented composers

Six of the best multi-talented composers

We present six composers who, whilst writing some of the finest music in history, managed to dedicate time to other talents

John Butt discusses Mozart's Requiem

Editor Oliver Condy meets John Butt to discuss his recent recording of Mozart's Requiem with the Dunedin Consort

Twelve of the best books featuring classical music

Twelve of the best books featuring classical music

We select twelve of the best works of fiction that feature classical music

Within these walls: in memory of Alice Herz-Sommer

To commemorate the life of the oldest known Holocaust survivor and pianist, Alice Herz-Sommer, we re-visit Simon Broughton's insights into the creativity that thrived in the Terezín ghetto despite appalling conditions, originally published in our May 2010 issue

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