The World of Music

Interesting facts and quirky stories from around the classical music world
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Nutcracker
29/11/2013
Listen to music from Tchaikovsky's masterpiece
Britten and Pears
22/11/2013
What to tune into over the centenary weekend
Sir John Tavener
13/11/2013
We look at the unique genius of the great British composer who died this month

The World of Music

Elliott Carter
In our June issue prodigies take centre stage as we name the ten best child composers. But who were the composers who bided their time and produced their masterpieces in later life? Rebecca Franks finds out
Are there neglected masterpieces? Or is the idea just a myth, asks Iain Burnside
For the 2010 awards, please click here   Find out who triumphed at the 2009 awards and listen to clips from all the winning discs.

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