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Toscanini: the 20th-century conducting giant who changed the history of recording

Toscanini: the 20th-century conducting giant who changed the history of recording

Born 150 years ago, the Italian maestro dominated the gramophone age, making a huge impact across Europe and America. Richard Osborne pays tribute to the musician who defined what it was to be a 20th-century conductor
Top 10 classical music recordings for Easter

Top 10 classical music recordings for Easter

Easter has prompted some of the greatest works of art in every medium, and music certainly has its share of masterpieces...
Thomas Beecham: the life and legacy of the conductor

Thomas Beecham: the life and legacy of the conductor

Rob Cowan speaks to musicians who played under Beecham in order to understand what made him such an inspirational conductor

Carlos Kleiber: a guide to the great conductor's lesser-known recordings

Gramophone critic David Gutman examines the reclusive conductor whose legendary career began with his father Erich writing, ‘What a pity the boy is musically talented’
Wilhelm Furtwängler: The Man and Myth

Wilhelm Furtwängler: The Man and Myth

Rob Cowan reflects on the triumphs and controversies of one of the greatest conductors of all

Directing Handel, by Peter Sellars

'Handel possessed an outrageous sense of humour and a stunning sense of theatre...'
Video: Bach's Harpsichord Concerto No 1, with Jean Rondeau

Video: Bach's Keyboard Concerto No 1, with Jean Rondeau

A video from the recording sessions of Rondeau's new Editor's Choice album, 'Dynastie'
Top 10 Rostropovich recordings

Top 10 Rostropovich recordings

Ten essential recordings, featuring Rostropovich as cellist and conductor
Playlist: reconstructing the castrato's sound world

Playlist: inspirational castratos

James Jolly traces the influences of castrato singers on the great composers

Playlist: a history of the countertenor voice on record

James Jolly traces the development of countertenor singing, from Alfred Deller to the present day

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