Guest blogger

BBC Music Magazine blog

What are the great classical works that have helped shaped English music? As we celebrate St George’s Day, our experts look back over the centuries and name their six key pieces.


We look at six players who have championed this lesser-known genre


The composer's musical fight for civil rights is the focus of an intriguing new digital exhibition, explains Anna Barry


Stephen Johnson meets members of the orchestra whose trademark is its memory 


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


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


Mike George explains how he went about recreating a lost incidental score


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


Violinist Francesca Dego explores why the composer’s violin concerto has missed out on a place in standard repertoire


Every day throughout Advent, we'll be introducing a different cathedral from around the UK and occasionally beyond

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