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A collection of short features produced for our music marathons to help you get to know better your favourite composers.

Jul 31 2015

Schubert Recycled: Part 2

As featured in our 2014 Schubert Marathon, Tom Ford continues his exploration on Franz Schubert’s re-use of his own previously-written melodic themes.

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Jul 26 2015

Brahms and Edison

As featured in our 2015 Brahms Marathon, Anthea Same explores the relationship between the composer and prolific inventor Thomas Edison, with a focus on one of the earliest piano recordings ever made.


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Jul 26 2015

Brahms Piano Four Hands

As featured in our 2015 Brahms Marathon, we explore some of the composer’s works for piano four hands; works requiring two performers at the same piano.


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Jul 8 2015

Brahms the Joker

Nigel Simpson shares the funny side of Brahms


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Jul 26 2015

Brahms’ Choral Works

As featured in our 2015 Brahms Marathon, we give an overview of Brahms’ choral works.


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Jul 26 2015

De-coding Brahms

As featured in our 2015 Brahms Marathon, we explore the many ‘cryptograms’ (hidden messages) used throughout his body of work.


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Jul 26 2015

Schubert Recycled: Part 1

As featured in our 2014 Schubert Marathon, Tom Ford gives an overview of how Schubert would often recycle and expand on his own previously written melodic themes.


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Jul 31 2015

Schubert Recycled: Part 2

As featured in our 2014 Schubert Marathon, Tom Ford continues his exploration on Franz Schubert’s re-use of his own previously-written melodic themes.


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Jul 26 2015

Schubert’s Legacy

As featured in our 2014 Schubert Marathon, Adrian McEniery gives an overview of the legacy Franz Schubert left following his death at age 31.


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Jul 26 2015

Schubert’s Operas

As featured in our 2014 Schubert Marathon, Nigel Simpson explores Franz Schubert’s desire for operatic success.


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Jul 8 2015

Who’s Deutsch?

Find out who is behind the cataloguing of Schubert’s extraordinary body of work. With Tom Ford.


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