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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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You can download "Benjamin Grosvenor’s Dances – Recording of the Month" here.

Benjamin Grosvenor’s Dances – Recording of the Month

The young British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor plays JS Bach, Chopin, Scriabin, Granados and more in this sparkling recital, our October Recording of the Month. Hear clips from the disc in this podcast with Rebecca Franks and Jeremy Pound.

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You can download "Russian Treasures – First Listen" here.

Russian Treasures – First Listen

From familiar Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky to little-heard Chesnokov and Kedrov, Tenebrae has been exploring the treasures of the Russian choral repertoire for its latest album. Find out what the BBC Music Magazine editorial team thought of the recording in this episode of First Listen.

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You can download "CPE Bach Württemberg Sonatas – Recording of the Month" here.

CPE Bach Württemberg Sonatas – Recording of the Month

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani's debut solo recording showcases the eloquent and colourful music of CPE Bach. In this podcast, editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks talk about this exciting new recording and play extracts from it.

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You can download "Podcast special – Pat Metheny" here.

Podcast special – Pat Metheny

Oliver Condy talks to the great jazz guitarist Pat Metheny about his brand new album, KIN

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You can download "Instrumental – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Instrumental – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Hear extracts from the three discs nominated in this year's Instrumental category in this special podcast, featuring JS Bach's English Suites, piano music by Mompou and Baroque solo violin music.

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You can download "Chamber – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Chamber – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Join the BBC Music Magazine team for this podcast special taking a look at the Chamber category in our 2014 Awards. You can hear clips from the three nominated discs to help you choose your favourite before you cast your all-important vote at www.classical-music.com/awards.

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You can download "Vocal – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Vocal – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Jonas Kaufmann, Christopher Purves and Matthias Goerne have all been nominated in this year's Vocal category. Find out more about their three recordings in this Awards podcast

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You can download "Choral – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Choral – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Pärt, Britten and Petrassi are all in the line-up for this year's Choral Award. To help you decide which should win, we've been in the studio to talk about the three nominations for this podcast special

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You can download "Opera – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Opera – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Two Britten operas go head to head in the Awards this year, joined in this category by a recital disc starring Christian Gerhaher. We discuss and play extracts from all three recordings in this Awards podcast

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You can download "Concerto – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Concerto – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

This new category for the 2014 BBC Music Magazine Awards features nominations for Isabelle Faust, Tabea Zimmermann and Alisa Weilerstein. Hear more about their three stunning discs in the second of our series of Awards podcast

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You can download "Orchestral – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014" here.

Orchestral – BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014

Find out more about the Orchestral category, featuring works by Brahms, Richard Strauss and Szymanowski, in this special Awards podcast