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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 cover CD podcast: Elgar

BBC Music Magazine cover CD: Elgar Sea Pictures

18 March 2015 - 3:00pm

Elgar, Bax and Stanford feature on our April 2015 cover CD

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Podcast Archive

Vierne - Langlais Messe Solennelle - First Listen

3 June 2014 - 6:13pm

The Choir of Southwell Minster has been on a trip to France to record masses by Vierne and Langlais in Sées Cathedral, home to two Cavaillé-Coll organs. Find out what the BBC Music Magazine team thought of the results.

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Walton Symphony No. 1 and Violin Concerto - Recording of the Month

30 May 2014 - 4:45pm

Edward Gardner is at the helm of a brilliant new recording of Walton masterpieces. It features the impactful First Symphony and eloquent Violin Concerto, with soloist Tasmin Little, all played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Tune in to this month's episode to hear clips from this exciting new recording.

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The sounds of 1917

22 May 2014 - 6:57pm

Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins talk to Jeremy Pound about a unique recording of music from the First World War

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BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: Gurney and Bridge

15 May 2014 - 3:44pm

Jeremy Pound and Rosie Pentreath discuss orchestral works by Gurney and Bridge, as heard on the BBC Music Magazine June issue Cover CD.

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A Tribute to Oscar Peterson – First Listen

30 April 2014 - 10:13am

Andrew Litton swaps his conducting baton for the piano for his latest recording, an album dedicated to the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. The BBC Music Magazine team has a listen to it for this month's First Listen podcast.

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Handel at the Foundling Hospital

23 April 2014 - 4:44pm

Oliver Condy travels to the Foundling Museum in London to talk to its director Caro Howell about Handel's fund-raising performances of his Messiah at the hospital for abandoned children.

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Schumann Symphonies – Recording of the Month

17 April 2014 - 5:22pm

Schumann's four Symphonies are given fresh and exciting performances by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe on their new album, our May 2014 Recording of the Month. Find out more about these masterpieces in this podcast, and hear extracts from the recording.

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