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Whether you want to know more about the music you love or you're looking to discover new works to listen to, explore our special features to enter the magical world of classical composers.


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Bernd Alois Zimmermann

 Anton Bruckner

Holst Beyond The Planets

A Composer As Cool As Water

Brilliant Bela Bartok

Renaissance Composers


"Father" Franck

The King of Ragtime

Giacomo Puccini's Final Days

The Painter of Music

Mozart Unwrapped

Paul Hindemith

Composers and their Music

Shostakovich's Festive Overture

Beethoven's Pastoral

Faure's Requiem

The Man Who Put Austen to Music

Schubert's String Quintet

Ravel's Bolero

Beethoven's Beginnings

Schumann's Symphony No. 4

Pergolesi's Stabat Mater

Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty

Albinoni's Adagio...but is it really?

Poulenc's New Directions

Parisian Organist Par Excellence

To Silesia With Gorecki

Cornelius and Lieder

The Apprehensive Symphonist

Glinka & Classical Music in Russia

Composers and their Passions

The Love That Inspired Debussy's Children's Corner

Woman behind the Genius of Vaughan-Williams

Composers In Love

Enfants Terribles

The Benefactor Composer

Arnold Bax The Poet

Mozart and his Music, 1791

Joan Baez and Human Rights

Schubert's Ave Maria...that belongs to Ellen

Joaquin Rodrigo and the Spanish Guitar

The Times They Are A Changin'

Female Composers

Clara Schumann

Amy Beach

Songs By Women

Great Female Composers

Florence Price

Germaine Tailleferre

Maria Theresa Von Paradis


Classical Music's Dynamic Duos

Mozart's Librettist

The Inimitable Ira Gershwin

The Lyrics of Dorothy Fields

Inspiration and Collaboration

Brahms and Joseph Joachim

Liszt and Paganini