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Classic FM Hall Of Fame Short Stories

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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

Changes in Taste

5/9/2019
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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...

Duration:00:13:12

Favourite Opera

5/6/2019
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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...

Duration:00:20:49

One Hit Wonders

5/2/2019
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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...

Duration:00:16:17

Favourite Composer Mozart

4/29/2019
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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

Duration:00:13:55

Favourite Ballet

4/25/2019
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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...

Duration:00:22:35

The 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky

4/22/2019
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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.

Duration:00:12:33

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2

4/18/2019
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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

Duration:00:11:14

Favourite Composer Beethoven

4/12/2019
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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

Duration:00:13:14

Classic FM Hall of Fame Short Stories Trailer

4/10/2019
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Join John Suchet and guests to discover the fascinating stories in the Classic FM Hall Of Fame. Subscribe now, so you don't miss an episode.

Duration:00:00:37