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April 13   -  

100 objects that have been sent into space

A tandoori lamb chop, Lego and the remains of the man who discovered Pluto

March 28   -  

Beethoven beats Mozart to be crowned most popular composer for first time

German composer Beethoven has 19 pieces in the 2016 Classic FM Hall Of Fame poll, a survey of 170,000 classical music lovers

February 3   -  

The world's strangest pianos

From £420,000 bling-ed up keyboards, to ones using cats to play notes, here is a selection of eccentric pianofortes

January 31   -  

Statues of the famous: the good, the bad and the ugly

When statues of famous people go very, very wrong

January 18   -  

Ivan Hewett's Classic 50 No 24: Emmanuel Chabrier - Sous-bois

The latest in Ivan Hewett's 50-part series on short works by the world's greatest composers.

January 7   -  

Catholic worship returns to Henry VIII's chapel for first time since 16th Century

Cardinal and Bishop of London to lead historic vespers in Chapel Royal at Hampton Court

December 8   -  

Finland: On the trail of Jean Sibelius

To mark 150 years since the composer's birth, Harriet O'Brien seeks out the Finnish landscapes that inspired him

November 25   -  

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs requiem using old gas and electricity meters

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has performed its most unique recital to date which significantly marks the passing of analogue gas and electricity meters

November 22   -  

André Rieu: 'A fake £24m fairytale castle left me bankrupt'

Superstar violinist André Rieu is the world's most successful touring musician. But, he says, it hasn't always been a profitable career

September 16   -  

Jeremy Corbyn was right not to sing 'God Save the Queen'. It's rubbish

Gilbert and Sullivan called it 'contemptible doggerel'. George Bernard Shaw thought it 'absurd'. Our deathly dull national anthem needs to be replaced
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