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Your home for classical music. ABC Classic: because life's better with music.
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ABC Classic 10h
"One thing the arts does really well is to get you thinking across lines, to think across boundaries."
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ABC Classic 12h
Conductors: "But what do they actually DO?" explains.
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ABC Classic 13h
Wake up in the sensual dream-world of Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and immerse yourself in his musical reflection on the constant flux of the sea.
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ABC Classic May 22
There is a great range of music inspired by this mysterious continent.
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ABC Classic May 21
Flood your body with sensation, textures, flavours, visions and temperatures with this guided yoga session.
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ABC Classic May 21
Don't you hate it when you know a tune so well, but can't quite remember the name?
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ABC Classic May 21
Conductor Heinz Holliger has worked with leading orchestras and ensembles worldwide and has a long-standing collaboration with the celebrated Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
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ABC Classic May 20
This year’s Classic 100 poll might just be the biggest ever with over 120,000 votes cast.
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ABC Classic May 20
"He was ahead of his time and pushed all kinds of boundaries, experimenting with texture, harmony, and dissonance to create music that packs a lot of emotional punch."
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ABC Classic May 20
His name is forever associated with the music capital of his time, but Mozart’s relationship with Vienna wasn’t entirely happy.
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ABC Classic May 20
Throughout history, great music has inspired great art. MC Escher listened to Bach when creating his tessellating patterns.
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ABC Classic May 19
The Victorian era was a time of huge economic, industrial and political growth in the United Kingdom. There was also a plethora of music composed and published during the long reign of Queen Victoria.
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ABC Classic May 19
Game of Thrones might be ending soon, but you can still immerse yourself in the now-iconic sounds of the score.
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ABC Classic May 19
Don't panic anyone, but time is running out! Get your vote in now before it's too late:
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ABC Classic May 18
"Immerse yourself in music by this prolifically performed, much-admired 12th-century composer."
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ABC Classic May 18
Show how much you love our wonderful Australian composers by voting for them in this year's Classic 100. Vote now, time is running out!
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ABC Classic May 18
The tricky art of creating new music for old formats, explored.
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ABC Classic May 18
Adventure, suspense, tension! Ennio Morricone's music is so distinctive, yet it sits so perfectly into the movies he's composed for.
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ABC Classic May 17
Composer Gustav Mahler died on this day, 18 May, in 1911. Which is your favourite Mahler symphony?
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ABC Classic May 17
"It felt like a perfectly realized musical universe, older than myself, older, somehow, than even civilization. Hadn’t the movie told me it was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away?"
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