Discover the Modern period, an era when composers overturned musical conventions and found new, daring subjects and new ways of expressing them. Listen and download modern classical works inspired in jazz, folk and native music.
Classical Music Periods
Discover the Romantic Period. Filled with intense energy and passion, this era produced some fantastic works. Learn about its composers; listen and download famous romantic symphonies and operas.
Discover the great composers and the music that defined the classical era with our beautiful timeline.
Discover the Baroque era - the music from the 17th to the 18th century, an era that saw an explosion of styles and forms - with our beautiful timeline.
Learn about the Renaissance music, the period from the 15th and 16th centuries, an era of re-birth and discovery for composers. Listen and download renaissance choral and instrumental pieces.
Discover Medieval and Pre-Renaissance Music, from the 6th to the 15th Century, the era that laid the foundations for the composers that were to come.
Cellos crashing a wedding? Beethoven on electric guitar? Here's a few of our Classic FM Hall of Fame favourites - in the form of amazing video cover versions
Such an epic conducting career is surely worthy of an epic poem? Celebrate the life and music of Sir Neville Marriner with our Rime
The best classical music inspired by Shakespeare's vain and cowardly knight.
We know that Eric Whitacre is the master of the a-cappella - but here's why the blond maestro's orchestral music is worthy of your attention.
Indulge in a spot of musical tourism to New York City and in particular Manhattan, which has inspired great classical music since the early years of the 20th century.
Game Of Thrones is back, so here are the best classical versions of the theme tune. Features brass instruments in a toilet cubicle