Johannes Brahms


To mark Radio 3's Brahms festival this autumn, we explore the life and works of the Romantic great

Sax Appeal
200 years after the birth of Adolphe Sax, Mervyn Cook looks at the impact that his invention, the saxophone, has had on music

The Hilliard Ensemble
James Naughtie meets the four members of the esteemed British vocal group

Beyond the Grave
David Owen Norris looks at how obituaries can make or break a composer's reputation

Plus, on your free CD: Brahms's Symphony No. 3 performed by the BBC Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda.

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