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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.

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BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015 podcast

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Orchestral

23 January 2015 - 9:00am

Find out more about all three recordings in the Orchestral category of this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards

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Podcast Archive

Recording of the Month – A Tale of Two Seasons

5 September 2013 - 1:30pm

La Serenissima's 'Vivaldi: A Tale of Two Seasons' is the Recording of the Month in our October issue. Find out more about this dazzling new disc in this podcast, presented by deputy editor Jeremy Pound and reviews editor Rebecca Franks

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Ashley Wass Bach to the Future

First Listen – Bach to the Future

22 August 2013 - 4:35pm

Pianist Ashley Wass's disc 'Bach to the Future' is the subject of our First Listen podcast this month. Listen in to find out what the BBC Music Magazine team thought of this exciting new recording.

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Recording of the Month – Balkan Spirit

9 August 2013 - 4:06pm

Our Recording of the Month is an entrancing disc of traditional Balkan music from Jordi Savall, and in this latest podcast you can find out more about the music and hear clips from the recording

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Béla Bartók Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

First Listen – Bartók's Violin Concertos

1 August 2013 - 11:19am

Welcome to this month's First Listen, in which the BBC Music Magazine team rates an exciting new disc. In this episode, the team discusses Isabelle Faust's recording of Bartók's Violin Concertos with conductor Daniel Harding on Harmonia Mundi

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Shostakovich String Quartets Pacifica Quartet

Recording of the Month – Shostakovich String Quartets

19 July 2013 - 3:02pm

This issue's Recording of the Month is the latest riveting instalment of the Pacifica Quartet's exploration of Shostakovich's String Quartets. In this podcast, editor Oliver Condy and acting reviews editor Daniel Jaffé discuss the Pacificas' interpretation.

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Podcast special – Antonio Stradivari

15 July 2013 - 5:41pm

In this podcast special, Jeremy Pound heads to Oxford's Ashmolean Museum to talk to the curator of a new exhibition exploring the most famous violin maker who ever lived, Antonio Stradivari

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J.S. Bach Cello Suites

First Listen – J.S. Bach Cello Suites

28 June 2013 - 4:59pm

Welcome to this month's First Listen, in which the BBC Music Magazine team rates an exciting new disc. In this episode, the editorial team discuss a new recording of JS Bach's Cello Suites performed by Jan Vogler on the Sony Classical label.

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