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Discover this year’s Gramophone Classical Music Awards winners 👉
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A fascinating guided tour of the key composers and artistic movements that have made classical music the rich art-form that today still entrances, moves and uplifts. Read it here >
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On 21 February 1907, A Village Romeo and Juliet premiered, which Thomas Beecham later went on to conduct. We spoke to musicians who played under Beecham in order to understand what made him such an inspirational conductor. Read it here >
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Léo Delibes was born on 21 February 1836. Delibes' Coppélia features in our list of top 10 ballet recordings, the finest performances on record, from Tchaikovsky to Copland. Read it here >
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Gramophone Feb 21
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Gramophone Feb 21
'A great conductor illuminates music you thought you knew in a way that you couldn't possibly have imagined.' Here are 50 of the best, featuring Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez and Bernard Haitink. Read it here >
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Gramophone Feb 20
The Barber of Seville was premiered on 20 February 1816 in The Teatro Argentina. The debut performance was a disaster, with several on-stage accidents due to the many Rossini skeptics in the audience. The work features in our Rossini collection here >
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Gramophone Feb 20
On this day in 1961, Australian born composer Percy Grainger passed away. 'He was virtually self-taught and his best music relies on conventional harmonies, with an emphasis on vigorous rhythms and traditional tunes.' Read our tribute from 2015 here >
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Gramophone Feb 20
To commemorate the , we look back on the life of long-standing advocate, . The interviewees in this feature recollect the power Bernstein exerted as a performer, composer, educator and mentor. Read more here >
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Gramophone Feb 19
'New music of such variety, imagination and originality, there is something here for everyone.' Featuring Jennifer Higdon, Lera Auerbach and Unsuk Chin. Read it here >
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Gramophone Feb 19
Here we reveal the 250 greatest classical recordings, by more than 30 leading musicians including , and . Whats your favourite classical recording of all time?
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Gramophone Feb 17
Happy birthday Arcangelo Corelli! 🎈 Corelli's music continues to inspire musicians and listeners more than 300 years after his death. Here are some of the finest recordings... Do you agree with our choices? Let us know below!
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Gramophone Feb 17
The conductor Harry Christophers, who founded his choir in 1979, has a full schedule for the ensemble's 40th anniversary year. James Jolly caught up with Harry before a performance at London's . Listen here:
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Gramophone Feb 16
.'s excellent live-streamed concert series has featured Quatuor Ébène and Vox Luminis. In the Valentine's Day concert, perform sensuous Renaissance settings of the Song of Songs. Watch here:
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Gramophone Feb 16
Beethoven’s Op 53 represented a revolution in his piano style. We sift through almost a century of recordings. Which one is your favourite? Read here:
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Gramophone Feb 15
Gramophone's Martin Cullingford's pick of the finest classical recordings for the month of February 2019 available on . Featuring Christian Gerhaher, Il Pomo D'oro () and Vox Luminis ().
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Gramophone Feb 14
On 14 February 1986, Edmund Rubbra died. Back in 2012, Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries acquired the archive of the English composer and pianist that included personal letters, programmes and signed presentation copies of scores. View gallery:
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Gramophone Feb 14
Die Walküre, Tristan und Isolde, Tannhäuser... Wagner is a master of the Opera, but which of his works is do you love the most? As we celebrate the life and accomplishments of the German composer, we want to hear your thoughts! 👇
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Gramophone Feb 14
Happy Valentine's Day! The Romantic period was one of the most innovative in music history, characterised by lyrical melodies, rich harmonies, and emotive expression. Explore some of of our favourites with some fantastic recommended recordings >
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Gramophone Feb 14
While no list of great Wagner recordings could ever be considered 'definitive', our selection gathers a group of interpretations that we feel should earn a special place in any opera-lover's collection. What is your most treasured recording?
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Gramophone Feb 14
Happy ❤️ Celebrate by checking out our beginner's guide to the music of the Romantic period. Every recording selected is a Gramophone Award winner. What will you be listening to today?
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