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Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

For Ernest Bloch's 136th birthday, Alec Evans selects the composer's finest works

14 December: Purcell’s drinking songs

14 December: Purcell’s drinking songs

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

13 December: Fauré’s naughty organist exploits

13 December: Fauré’s naughty organist exploits

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

Festive music: our top picks

Festive music: our top picks

The BBC Music Magazine team gather round the metaphorical fire to choose their favourite seasonal pieces

Six of the best...pieces to celebrate winter

Six of the best...pieces to celebrate winter

We select our favourite wintry works to accompany your cold December evenings

12 December: La Monte Young’s peculiar stage directions

12 December: La Monte Young’s peculiar stage directions

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

11 December: Bach’s caffeine-based love affair

11 December: Bach’s caffeine-based love affair

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

10 December: Barber’s bread-based request

10 December: Barber’s bread-based request

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

9 December: Brahms’ boozy barber visits

9 December: Brahms’ boozy barber visits

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

8 December: Satie’s selective palate

8 December: Satie’s selective palate

Every day throughout Advent, the season of overindulgence, we’ll be telling a tale of an overindulgent composer

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