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Gramophone Classical Music Christmas Quiz!

50 classical music-themed questions, set by our Editor-in-Chief James Jolly
The Specialist's Guide to Orchestral Christmas Carols

The Specialist's Guide to Orchestral Christmas Carols

Music for Christmas takes many forms, as we all know. This year Jeremy Nicholas recommends recordings of pieces in the medley-esque orchestral and/or choral genre based on selections of popular carols
Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on Christmas Carols – which recording is best?

Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on Christmas Carols – which recording is best?

Jeremy Dibble surveys the available recordings of Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on Christmas Carols and chooses his favourite
Christmas carols: a thriving tradition

Christmas carols: a thriving tradition

We live in a golden age of Christmas carol composition. Ivan Moody considers the challenges of writing new seasonal music and the ways in which they are met by today’s composers
‘Glad Tidings’ by William M Spittle (1858-1917)

The history of the traditional Christmas carol

Jeremy Nicholas reveals the intriguing history of the traditional Christmas carol and speaks to conductors, composers and clergy about why carols remain so popular
Video premiere: Cecilia Bartoli's Vivaldi – animated!

Video premiere: Cecilia Bartoli's Vivaldi – animated!

Introducing the brand new animated video from Bartoli's Vivaldi album

Video of the day: a captivating Schumann Symphony No 4 from Frankfurt

Marek Janowski conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony in Schumann's Fourth Symphony

The best new classical albums: December 2018

Editor Martin Cullingford’s pick of the finest recordings from this month’s reviews
The 10 best audio products of 2018

Christmas gift guide 2018: the 10 best audio products

Stuck for ideas of hi-fi gifts to buy for a music lover? Audio Editor Andrew Everard has some suggestions

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