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We've recently relaunched the BBC Music Magazine podcast, with two new regular episodes for you to enjoy. In 'Recording of the Month' we explore the best new disc featured in the latest magazine, while in 'First Listen' the editorial team gather round to discuss and rate an exciting upcoming release. Plus, we'll be out and about interviewing musicians for special features in our occasional podcasts.

The latest podcast

BBC Music Magazine cover CD podcast: Elgar

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: Elgar Sea Pictures

18 March 2015 - 3:00pm

Elgar, Bax and Stanford feature on our April 2015 cover CD

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BBC Music Magazine January cover CD: JS Bach Cello Suites Rostropovich

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: JS Bach Cello Suites

2 January 2015 - 10:43am

We introduce our January 2015 cover CD featuring Mstsilav Rostropovich

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Cecilia Bartoli St Petersburg

First Listen: Cecilia Bartoli St Petersburg

18 December 2014 - 10:00am

How does the Italian mezzo-soprano fare on her Russian musical adventure? 

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Elgar Dream of Gerontius Sir Andrew Davis BBC

Recording of the Month: Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius

17 December 2014 - 2:30pm

Sir Andrew Davis conducts an overwhelming performance

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BBC Music Magazine Christmas 2014 Cover CD: On Christmas Night

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: On Christmas Night

17 December 2014 - 11:06am

Hear clips and an introduction to the CD that comes free with our Christmas issue

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First Listen: La Fauvette Passerinette

17 December 2014 - 10:26am

The BBC Music Magazine team discuss and rate Peter Hill's recording of piano works by Messiaen , Ravel, Dutilleux and others

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Shostakovich Symphonies Nos 6 and 14 – Recording of the Month

10 November 2014 - 11:33am

Two symphonies by Shostakovich feature on our bleak but brilliant Recording of the Month, played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Vladimir Jurowski. Hear clips and find out more about the music in this month’s podcast.

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Blow out, ye bugles – First Listen

31 October 2014 - 12:58pm

English choral works written around the time of the First World War are the subject of this month’s First Listen podcast. Join the BBC Music Magazine team as they explore and play clips from this new disc from Truro Cathedral Choir.

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