Classic FM Hall Of Fame Short Stories

Classic FM Hall Of Fame Short Stories

By Classic FM

The Classic FM Hall of Fame is the largest survey of classical music tastes anywhere in the world. For almost a quarter of a century the annual countdown has witnessed many changes, successes and surprises – but can always lay claim to containing the most popular pieces. Now John Suchet delves into the chart and tells some of the stories behind the famous titles that make up the top 300.

Episodes

Changes in Taste

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John meets fellow Classic FM presenter John Brunning as they discuss the changes in musical taste over the decades since The Classic FM Hall of Fame began. This episode features music courtesy of Chandos. For more information, please visit: https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%209262 https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%209784
09/05/1913m 13s

Favourite Opera

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John meets soprano and Classic FM presenter Catherine Bott to discuss the Operas featured in The Classic Hall of Fame. This episode features music courtesy of Warner Classics. For more information, please visit: https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/8260979--wagner-gotterdammerung https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/8028696--mozart-le-nozze-di-figaro-k492 https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/7946401--puccini-la-boheme
06/05/1920m 50s

One Hit Wonders

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John meets fellow Classic FM presenter Aled Jones to discuss the one-hit-wonders featured in The Classic FM Hall of Fame. This episode features music courtesy of Chandos. For more information please visit the following links: https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%209216 https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%205085 https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHSA%205179
02/05/1916m 18s

Favourite Composer Mozart

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John discusses the most popular works in the Classic FM Hall of Fame by the famous composer Mozart. This episode features music courtesy of Warner Classics. For more information, please visit https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/8003471--mozart-clarinet-concerto-quintet-oboe-quartet
29/04/1913m 56s

Favourite Ballet

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John meets fellow Classic FM presenter Margherita Taylor to discuss the Ballets featured in The Classic FM Hall of Fame. This episode features music courtesy of Warner Classics. For more information please visit the following websites: https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/7982653--prokofiev-romeo-and-juliet-op-64 https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/7962930--stravinsky-the-firebird
25/04/1922m 36s

The 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John discusses the surprise number one for The Classic FM Hall of Fame 2018; Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
22/04/1912m 34s

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John discusses a piece that has consistently rated highly in the Classic FM Hall of Fame: Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2. This episode features music courtesy of Warner Classics. For more information, please visit https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/7940120--rachmaninov-piano-concertos-nos-1-2
18/04/1911m 15s

Favourite Composer Beethoven

Join John Suchet as he delves into the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest pieces in our annual poll of the nation’s favourite music. In this episode John discusses the most popular works by a composer who is particularly close to his heart; Ludvig van Beethoven. This episode features music courtesy of Chandos. For more information, please visit https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%208750
12/04/1913m 14s

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