June 2012


Gustav Holst
The Planets suite is one of classical music's best-loved pieces – but why aren't Holst's other works equally known? Daniel Jaffé guides us past Neptune and on to the composer's universe


Frederick Delius
Ahead of a BBC Four documentary celebrating the British composer's 150th anniversary, Lyndon Jenkins looks at his life and works

Alfred Deller
Rick Jones on why today's solo countertenors owe their careers to the pioneering singer

Oliver Knussen
Fiona Maddocks meets one of Britain's greatest living composers on his 60th birthday

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Frederick Delius

Sea Drift; Piano Concerto; Poem of Life and Love


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