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BBC Music Magazine

Dec 01 2022
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.

EDITORIAL ENQUIRIES

Welcome

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

BBC Music Magazine

The genius revealed in Franck’s fiery visions • Julian Haylock introduces two works which totally changed the reputation of the Belgian-French composer

Have your say…

The full score • Our pick of the month’s news, views and interviews

Mozart and Clementi lock horns in a royal piano duel

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

Whipping up a storm

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

Richard Morrison • As a musical monarch, Charles III could transform the classical industry

To be Franck • César Franck has sometimes been unfairly dismissed by critics as plodding and passé, but as we mark the Belgian-French composer’s 200th anniversary, Roger Nichols says there is much to admire in his colourful melodic language

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW • ‘I like the feeling of falling into a different era, not just in my music but in any music’

And did those feet…? • Since Parry wrote his much loved setting of Blake’s poem more than a century ago, a wide array of versions of Jerusalem have followed in its famous footsteps, as Jason Whittaker explains

Shining a light • Awarded by composers to composers, The Ivors have propelled a wealth of outstanding British talent to the forefront of musical life during the past two decades, as Kate Wakeling discovers

Playing for her life • Hélène de Montgeroult risked the guillotine during the French Revolution – but there’s far more to this talented composer than her remarkable survival, as pianist Clare Hammond tells Rebecca Franks

Books for Christmas

The Sound of Silence • As the conflict in Ukraine prompts the barring of contemporary Russian works and artists from global stages, Erik Levi looks at how Britain similarly censored German composers during World War I

Berlin Germany • Jeremy Pound heads to the German capital’s Philharmonie concert hall to enjoy a late-summer feast of spectacular orchestral playing

Reinhold Glière • Dismissed by some as being stuck in the past, Glière was nonetheless blessed with a rare melodic gift and fine technique, says Erik Levi

Herbert Howells Requiem • Though Howells wrote his Requiem in contented times, it would go on to become associated with personal tragedy, as Jeremy Pound explains


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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.

EDITORIAL ENQUIRIES

Welcome

THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS

BBC Music Magazine

The genius revealed in Franck’s fiery visions • Julian Haylock introduces two works which totally changed the reputation of the Belgian-French composer

Have your say…

The full score • Our pick of the month’s news, views and interviews

Mozart and Clementi lock horns in a royal piano duel

REWIND • Great artists talk about their past recordings

Whipping up a storm

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

Richard Morrison • As a musical monarch, Charles III could transform the classical industry

To be Franck • César Franck has sometimes been unfairly dismissed by critics as plodding and passé, but as we mark the Belgian-French composer’s 200th anniversary, Roger Nichols says there is much to admire in his colourful melodic language

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW • ‘I like the feeling of falling into a different era, not just in my music but in any music’

And did those feet…? • Since Parry wrote his much loved setting of Blake’s poem more than a century ago, a wide array of versions of Jerusalem have followed in its famous footsteps, as Jason Whittaker explains

Shining a light • Awarded by composers to composers, The Ivors have propelled a wealth of outstanding British talent to the forefront of musical life during the past two decades, as Kate Wakeling discovers

Playing for her life • Hélène de Montgeroult risked the guillotine during the French Revolution – but there’s far more to this talented composer than her remarkable survival, as pianist Clare Hammond tells Rebecca Franks

Books for Christmas

The Sound of Silence • As the conflict in Ukraine prompts the barring of contemporary Russian works and artists from global stages, Erik Levi looks at how Britain similarly censored German composers during World War I

Berlin Germany • Jeremy Pound heads to the German capital’s Philharmonie concert hall to enjoy a late-summer feast of spectacular orchestral playing

Reinhold Glière • Dismissed by some as being stuck in the past, Glière was nonetheless blessed with a rare melodic gift and fine technique, says Erik Levi

Herbert Howells Requiem • Though Howells wrote his Requiem in contented times, it would go on to become associated with personal tragedy, as Jeremy Pound explains


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