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BBC Music Magazine

Sep 01 2021
Magazine

BBC Music Magazine is a must for anyone with a passion for classical music. Classical music connoisseurs and new enthusiast alike will enjoy the fascinating features and reviews of over 120 new works in every issue.

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome

BBC Music Magazine

LETTER of the MONTH

WIN! 12 MONTHS OF PRIMEPHONIC

Have your say…

BBC New Generation Artists names its new recruits • Radio 3 scheme for brilliant young musicians welcomes 13 new members for 2021

New Generation Artists 2021

The beach is alive with the sand of music

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

Sound Bites

Rising Stars • Three to look out for…

The sad mental decline of composer Ivor Gurney

Also in September 1922

Orkney composer explores earthy new style

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

Grace-Evangeline Mason

Studio Secrets • We reveal who’s recording what and where...

Great artists talk about their past recordings • This month: VÉRONIQUE GENS Soprano

Buried Treasure • Recorder player Dorothee Oberlinger introduces some of her favourite recordings

A modern major perspective

FAREWELL TO…

Music to my ears • What the classical world has been listening to this month

CRITIC’S CHOICE

Our Choices The BBC Music Magazine team’s current favourites

Richard Morrison • Let’s hope that there are better times ahead for music education in the UK

TIME FOR CHOPIN • For Beatrice Rana, the long months of lockdown in Rome have presented the ideal opportunity to get to know a composer who has strangely eluded her. The exceptional pianist tells Claire Jackson about her new recording

Rana on record • The story so far…

More for the Chopin list • Further recent recordings

The Juilliard Quartet

Harmonious lessons • The Juilliard School, New York

Unravelling Ravel • Roger Nichols delves into the pages of a comprehensive new guide to discover some rare facts and intriguing insights into the often secretive French composer

Speaking out • Ravel in his own words

The coast of success • Far from London, in the seaside town of Bournemouth, conductor Dan Godfrey formed an orchestra which by the early 20th century was a famous beacon for British music, as Andrew Green relates

A musician at arms • Lt D Godfrey (1831-1903)

Beethoven 2 Veg-o-Matic 0 • Forty years ago, Hooked on Classics saw the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra reach No.2 in the pop charts. Rob Ainsley recounts how Mozart and drum machines took classics to the disco… and the bank

Disco-beating classics • The chart-storming single

The Voice of Armenia • Michael Church explores the enduring influence of Komitas, the composer and pioneering folk-collector whose career met a brutal end

Discovering Komitas • Recommended recordings

Music for kicks • What pieces of classical music should football clubs play to inspire their players to victory? We asked eleven soccer-obsessed musicians just that…

That winning feeling • Turnage’s title tunes

Cambridge England • Gareth Thomas explores a famous university city that embraces both tradition and the latest innovation in its richly varied music making

King’s College Chapel

Dvorák’s style

Antonín Dvorák • The Czech’s masterpieces are so fluent and beguiling that it is easy to overlook their other extraordinary qualities, says Stephen Johnson

DVORÁK Life & Times

The composer

Symphonia Domestica • Taking inspiration from his everyday married life, Strauss composed a landmark in symphonic music; Terry Blain finds the...


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BBC Music Magazine is a must for anyone with a passion for classical music. Classical music connoisseurs and new enthusiast alike will enjoy the fascinating features and reviews of over 120 new works in every issue.

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome

BBC Music Magazine

LETTER of the MONTH

WIN! 12 MONTHS OF PRIMEPHONIC

Have your say…

BBC New Generation Artists names its new recruits • Radio 3 scheme for brilliant young musicians welcomes 13 new members for 2021

New Generation Artists 2021

The beach is alive with the sand of music

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

Sound Bites

Rising Stars • Three to look out for…

The sad mental decline of composer Ivor Gurney

Also in September 1922

Orkney composer explores earthy new style

DÉJÀ VU • History just keeps on repeating itself…

Grace-Evangeline Mason

Studio Secrets • We reveal who’s recording what and where...

Great artists talk about their past recordings • This month: VÉRONIQUE GENS Soprano

Buried Treasure • Recorder player Dorothee Oberlinger introduces some of her favourite recordings

A modern major perspective

FAREWELL TO…

Music to my ears • What the classical world has been listening to this month

CRITIC’S CHOICE

Our Choices The BBC Music Magazine team’s current favourites

Richard Morrison • Let’s hope that there are better times ahead for music education in the UK

TIME FOR CHOPIN • For Beatrice Rana, the long months of lockdown in Rome have presented the ideal opportunity to get to know a composer who has strangely eluded her. The exceptional pianist tells Claire Jackson about her new recording

Rana on record • The story so far…

More for the Chopin list • Further recent recordings

The Juilliard Quartet

Harmonious lessons • The Juilliard School, New York

Unravelling Ravel • Roger Nichols delves into the pages of a comprehensive new guide to discover some rare facts and intriguing insights into the often secretive French composer

Speaking out • Ravel in his own words

The coast of success • Far from London, in the seaside town of Bournemouth, conductor Dan Godfrey formed an orchestra which by the early 20th century was a famous beacon for British music, as Andrew Green relates

A musician at arms • Lt D Godfrey (1831-1903)

Beethoven 2 Veg-o-Matic 0 • Forty years ago, Hooked on Classics saw the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra reach No.2 in the pop charts. Rob Ainsley recounts how Mozart and drum machines took classics to the disco… and the bank

Disco-beating classics • The chart-storming single

The Voice of Armenia • Michael Church explores the enduring influence of Komitas, the composer and pioneering folk-collector whose career met a brutal end

Discovering Komitas • Recommended recordings

Music for kicks • What pieces of classical music should football clubs play to inspire their players to victory? We asked eleven soccer-obsessed musicians just that…

That winning feeling • Turnage’s title tunes

Cambridge England • Gareth Thomas explores a famous university city that embraces both tradition and the latest innovation in its richly varied music making

King’s College Chapel

Dvorák’s style

Antonín Dvorák • The Czech’s masterpieces are so fluent and beguiling that it is easy to overlook their other extraordinary qualities, says Stephen Johnson

DVORÁK Life & Times

The composer

Symphonia Domestica • Taking inspiration from his everyday married life, Strauss composed a landmark in symphonic music; Terry Blain finds the...


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