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Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

For Ernest Bloch's 136th birthday, Alec Evans selects the composer's finest works

A guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 2

A guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 2

We dive into the legendary composer's Second Symphony

Gounod's Faust... Four essential recordings

Gounod's Faust... Four essential recordings

Gounod’s Faust has proved one of the most popular takes on the soul-selling legend. We’ve trawled through the recorded versions to find the best…

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist

The BBC Music Magazine team chooses the greatest new recordings each week

Five essential works by Elgar

Five essential works by Elgar

We choose the best pieces by the legendary figure of English music

The best recordings of Rimsky-Korsakov

The best recordings of Rimsky-Korsakov

We round up some of the greatest examples of the works of the Russian composer on disc

Six of the best… works by Lili Boulanger

Six of the best… works by Lili Boulanger

A look back on some of the finest works by the French composing pioneer

Six of the best: operas about Roman leaders

Six of the best: operas about Roman leaders

We mark the Ides of March with a look at six operas based on ancient Roman rulers

Five facts about composer Georg Philipp Telemann

Five facts about composer Georg Philipp Telemann

Here are five facts about the Baroque composer whose music is at last starting to make something of a comeback

Five of the best sea shanties

Five of the best sea shanties

This month sees the release of Fisherman’s Friends, a film about shanty-singing Cornish fishermen. To celebrate, we’ve chosen the greatest songs to sing by the sea.

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