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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 "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.

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

BBC Music Magazine - September 2012

Oliver Condy and Rebecca Franks discuss the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle's new recording of a complete version of Bruckner's Ninth Symphony, as well as Mouton's choral works and Liszt's transcriptions of Beethoven. Plus we talk to violinist Baiba Skride and Laurence Dreyfus, the director of viol consort Phantasm.

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

BBC Music Magazine - August 2012

Editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks chat about August's best new recordings. This month includes Andreas Staier's imaginative take on Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, and early orchestral works by Saint-Saëns. Plus we've been talking to pianist Jeremy Denk about why he's paired Ligeti and Beethoven, and the Schubert Ensemble about Dvorák's gorgeously lyrical Piano Quintets.

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

BBC Music Magazine - July 2012

This month's highlights include a colourful recording of Debussy's Préludes from Alexei Lubimov, and dazzling accounts of Schumann's Piano Quintet and Piano Quartet. Join editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks to find out more, and to hear interviews with viola da gamba player Paolo Pandolfo and conductor Christian Curnyn.

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

BBC Music Magazine - June 2012

Welcome to the June issue of the BBC Music Magazine podcast, with the magazine's editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks. This month's best new releases include a superlative recording of Wagner's Parsifal, and explorations of the colourful worlds of the Scottish composer Erik Chisholm and the Dane Rued Langgaard.

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

BBC Music Magazine - May 2012

This month's highlights include a stunning choral disc from the Gabrieli Consort and Paul McCreesh, joyous piano concertos by Dobrzynski and Lessel, and Jonathan Harvey's opera Wagner Dream. Join BBC Music Magazine editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks to find out more about these great new releases.

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You can download "The BBC Music Magazine April podcast" here.

The BBC Music Magazine April podcast

In the April edition of the BBC Music Magazine podcast, editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks chat about a terrific selection of new recordings. Highlights include Berg and Beethoven Violin Concertos from Isabelle Faust, Shostakovich's Piano Concertos with soloist Alexander Melnikov, and two 'Apothéoses' by Francois Couperin.

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

BBC Music Magazine - March 2012

Welcome to the March podcast. This month editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks talk about the best new recordings, including a stunning Falla disc from the BBC Philharmonic, a Scott Joplin operatic rarity, and a revelatory recording of Berlioz's Harold in Italy.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012 DVD category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012 DVD category podcast

Welcome to the seventh of seven weekly BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012 podcasts. This week, hear Oliver Condy, Helen Wallace and Rebecca Franks discuss the DVD category, and then cast your vote at www.classical-music.com/awards2012.

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You can download "BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012 Opera category podcast" here.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012 Opera category podcast

Welcome to the sixth of seven weekly BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012 podcasts. This week, hear Oliver Condy, Helen Wallace and Rebecca Franks discuss the Opera category, and then cast your vote at www.classical-music.com/awards2012.