January 2015

In the January issue of BBC Music Magazine...


Mstislav Rostropovich
Elizabeth Wilson celebrates the eventful life and exceptional talent of the much-missed Russian cellist and conductor


The harmonium
Andrew Green charts the history of the humble reed pump organ, once a common sight in churches and homes

Easter Island
Gabriel O'Rorke discovers a brand new music school in the South Pacific

Julian Lloyd Webber
James Naughtie meets the British cellist

Michael Nyman
Nick Shave looks at the life and music of the hugely successful contemporary minimalist composer

On your free cover CD…
Rostropovich plays JS Bach Cello Suites


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