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How the Tudors mastered musical propaganda

How the Tudors mastered musical propaganda

David Skinner on the part Queen Katherine Parr, Thomas Tallis and music played in King Henry VIII’s propaganda wars

The forgotten charm of Beethoven

The forgotten charm of Beethoven

Pianist Danny Driver on why Beethoven's early works should get a fairer hearing

Finding a voice

Finding a voice

Violinist Liza Ferschtman on how young musicians can break away from the sound of their heroes

Outre-mémoire

Outre-mémoire

Composer Thierry Pecou reflects on how he decided to explore the tragedy of the slave trade in music

Schoenberg and the art of transcription

Hugh Collins Rice argues the case for transcription in a technological age

Made for two

Made for two

Pianist Penelope Thwaites sings the praises of Percy Grainger's piano duos

Germany's sparkling jewel

Oliver Condy reports from the opening of Hamburg's spectacular new Elbphilharmonie

Boris Giltburg on Grieg's Piano Concerto

Boris Giltburg on Grieg's Piano Concerto

Pianist Boris Giltburg explores Grieg's masterpiece in a series of guest blogs for BBC Music Magazine

A sound investment

A sound investment

Artistic director of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Stephan Meier on how crowdfunding is backing new music

Boris Giltburg on Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 4

Boris Giltburg on Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 4

Pianist Boris Giltburg explores the Russian masterpiece in the second of a series of guest blogs for BBC Music Magazine

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