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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 "Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos – First Listen" here.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos – First Listen

Here's a disc with not just Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto, but the less well-known Second Piano Concerto as well. Join the team as they discuss Simon Trpčeski's new recording with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko.

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You can download "Podcast special: Ice-Age Flute" here.

Podcast special: Ice-Age Flute

Editor Oliver Condy visits the British Museum's new exhibition 'Ice Age Art: Arrival of the Modern Mind' and talks to curator Dr Jill Cook about a 40,000-year-old flute.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Choral category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Choral category podcast

Elgar, Brahms and Mouton are the three composers in the spotlight in this week's Awards podcast, which takes a look at the Choral category. Head to www.classical-music.com to cast your vote now.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Vocal category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Vocal category podcast

In this week's Awards podcast we're discussing the Vocal category, which features recordings from soprano Marlis Petersen, baritone Christian Gerhaher and mezzo-soprano Angelika Kirchschlager

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You can download "First Listen – In this Moonlit Night" here.

First Listen – In this Moonlit Night

Welcome to First Listen, in which the BBC Music Magazine team rate an exciting upcoming recording. In this episode, we have a listen to baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky's new recital disc 'In this Moonlit Night', out on the Ondine label.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Instrumental category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Instrumental category podcast

Welcome to the third of our Awards podcasts, taking a look at the Instrumental category. The three nominations explored are Chopin from Janina Fialkowska, Debussy from Alexei Lubimov and Beethoven from Andreas Staier.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine – Recording of the Month – February 2013" here.

BBC Music Magazine – Recording of the Month – February 2013

In this podcast, editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks discuss the Recording of the Month in our February issue, Alisa Weilerstein's stunning disc of Cello Concertos by Elgar and Elliott Carter.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Chamber category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Chamber category podcast

Welcome to the second of our seven BBC Music Magazine Awards podcasts. This week, Oliver Condy, Helen Wallace and Rebecca Franks explore the Chamber category, which features discs of Beethoven, Langgaard and Lawes.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Orchestral category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Orchestral category podcast

In the first of seven weekly BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 podcasts, Oliver Condy, Helen Wallace and Rebecca Franks chat about the nominations in the Orchestral category. Cast your vote now at www.classical-music.com/awards

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You can download "First Listen - Lang Lang - The Chopin Album" here.

First Listen - Lang Lang - The Chopin Album

Welcome to 'First Listen', the first in a new series of podcasts in which the BBC Music Magazine team gives its verdict on a recent CD release. This month we're discussing Lang Lang's The Chopin Album.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine - October 2012" here.

BBC Music Magazine - October 2012

Welcome to the October edition of the BBC Music Magazine podcast. This month editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks talk about Suk's sumptuous symphonic poems A Summer's Tale and Prague, and Wagner's ever-popular opera Lohengrin. Plus we talk to violinist Stefano Montanari, conductor Paul Hillier and pianist Martin Roscoe.