October 2013

October 2013

Bryn Terfel celebrates the music of Giuseppe Verdi

Exclusive interview: Bryn Terfel
The Welsh baritone raises a glass with us to mark Giuseppe Verdi's bicentenary – plus we explore the opera composer's greatest roles

Ian Bostridge
James Naughtie meets the English tenor as he prepares to record Britten's War Requiem

Buying a piano
From frames to strings, dampers to hammers, David Owen Norris imparts invaluable advice on snapping up a second-hand instrument

John Dowland
Paul Riley surveys the life and melancholic works of the great 16th-century lutenist

Plus on your free CD
Verdi's Requiem: Enjoy a scintillating live performance, exclusive to BBC Music Magazine

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Click on the button below to download the cover Inlay and you can also listen to a clip from the CD below.

 

On Sale Date: 
3rd September 2013
Issue Number: 
13
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