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We've recently relaunched the BBC Music Magazine podcast, with two new regular episodes for you to enjoy. In 'Recording of the Month' we explore the best new disc featured in the latest magazine, while in 'First Listen' the editorial team gather round to discuss and rate an exciting upcoming release. Plus, we'll be out and about interviewing musicians for special features in our occasional podcasts.

The latest podcast

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015 podcast

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015: Orchestral

23 January 2015 - 9:00am

Find out more about all three recordings in the Orchestral category of this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards

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Podcast Archive

BBC Music Magazine cover CD podcast: February 2015 Sibelius

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: Sibelius

21 January 2015 - 12:00pm

We introduce our February cover CD featuring Sibelius's Symphony No. 4

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Del Sol Quartet Sculthorpe

First Listen: Sculthorpe String Quartets

13 January 2015 - 11:42am

Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe wrote four pieces for string quartet and didgeridoo. Find out what the BBC Music Magazine team made of it

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Vaughan Williams orchestral works Hallé Mark Elder Tallis Fantasia

Recording of the Month: Vaughan Williams orchestral works

7 January 2015 - 10:54am

This Hallé recording really gets to the heart of Vaughan Williams

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BBC Music Magazine January cover CD: JS Bach Cello Suites Rostropovich

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: JS Bach Cello Suites

2 January 2015 - 9:43am

We introduce our January 2015 cover CD featuring Mstsilav Rostropovich

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Cecilia Bartoli St Petersburg

First Listen: Cecilia Bartoli St Petersburg

18 December 2014 - 9:00am

How does the Italian mezzo-soprano fare on her Russian musical adventure? 

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Elgar Dream of Gerontius Sir Andrew Davis BBC

Recording of the Month: Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius

17 December 2014 - 1:30pm

Sir Andrew Davis conducts an overwhelming performance

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BBC Music Magazine Christmas 2014 Cover CD: On Christmas Night

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: On Christmas Night

17 December 2014 - 10:06am

Hear clips and an introduction to the CD that comes free with our Christmas issue

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