THE MUSIC THAT TIME FORGOT

Simon Brackenborough on Arnold Bax's once-popular third symphony, and a love story spanning four decades.

NATIONAL MUSIC, FOLK MUSIC, AND STREET MUSIC IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY OXFORD

Alice Little on the tunebooks of 18th-century Oxford music collector John Malchair.

SOUNDS OF HORROR

From Mozart to Peter Maxwell Davies, Joseph Camilleri looks at the Gothic in classical music.

 RETHINKING SEXUAL AGENCY IN ‘MON CŒUR S’OUVRE À TA VOIX’

Emma Kavanagh on the female empowerment in Saint-Saëns’s 1877 opera Samson et Dalila.

SOUNDS FROM THE NORTH

Owen Burton looks at the use of tonality in symphonies by three Nordic composers: Sibelius, Nielsen and Rautavaara.

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HOW DO YOU CURATE SOUND?

Kate Romano on the rich and complex ways of listening to music in our times.

SNAKES AND LADDERS

Simon Brackenborough on board games, musical pitch, and the glissandi of Gloria Coates.

MUSIC AND MEMORY: PART 1

Young-Jin Hur on music used for commemoration and to express thoughts of passing.

SIR ANDRZEJ PANUFNIK - A SYMPHONIC LIFE

John Paul Hardy takes an in-depth look at the life and music of an émigré composer. 

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