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October 2015

In the October Issue of BBC Music Magazine...

Riccardo Chailly

We talk to the conductor of La Scala and the Leipzig Gewandhaus about his decision to record Rachmaninov for the first time.

 

Peter Gelb

James Naughtie meets the boss at the New York Metropolitan Opera.

 

Sounds of hope

We look at the ways music can help those living in war-torn areas, providing relief from the stresses of conflict.

 

The man behind the music: George Grove

An essential reference for any musician, the Grove Dictionary of Music has been indispensible for 130 years. Andrew Green profiles the life of the extraordinary man.

 

Classical Connections: Building a Library

Mendelssohn's Fourth Symphony, the 'Italian', is examined and joined by other recordings to expan your collection.

 

Plus on your free cover CD:

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt

Incidental music from Peer Gynt, plus:

Stenhammar's Symphony No. 2

Click on the cover image below to download the CD inlay

On Sale Date: 
25th August 2015
Issue Number: 
13
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