In our special Christmas issue...
The future of the choir
Andrew Stewart assesses the role of choral singing in cathedrals and parish churches
Sing a brand new Christmas carol
Award-winning composer Thomas Hewitt Jones has dedicated a new four-part a cappella carol to the readers of BBC Music. We print the score.
Ding Dong merrily...
Rebecca Franks heads to her nearest belfry to try her hand at bell ringing
Britten at Christmas
How Britten's love of celebrating at Christmas time resulted in a wealth of glorious festive works
Music critics and BBC Radio 3 presenters reveal the single bars in music that make them weak at the knees
Rosie Pentreath spends some time in Reykjavík to discover what impact the stunning landscape has on music
Plus, on your free cover CD...
Christmas carols from Oxford, recorded especially for BBC Music Magazine readers
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