January 2014

We celebrate the genius of Richard Strauss

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Richard Strauss
From Till Eulenspiegel and Der Rosenkavalier to the glorious Four Last Songs and Metamorphosen, we celebrate the life and work of the great German Romantic composer

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Provincial pipes
Tom Bell looks at the role the town hall organ has played in bringing classical music to the masses

Willi Boskovsky
Tully Potter on the brilliant violinist and conductor who was to the Viennese New Year as Malcolm Sargent was to the BBC Proms

Poor composers
We’re all a bit skint after Christmas, but some composers made a habit of it, says Rebecca Franks

Plus! On your Free CD!
Richard Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra plus Tod und Verklärung performed byt the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
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You can also listen to a clip from the CD below.