Debbie Wiseman: my composer's diary for 'The Musical Zodiac'

23 November 2015, 13:55 | Updated: 17 December 2018, 12:08

Debbie Wiseman is our Composer in Residence and she's currently working on a 12-movement work for us called 'The Musical Zodiac'. She's keeping us posted on the progress of the work in a series of video diaries on Facebook…

The Musical Zodiac: Virgo

First up, Debbie tells us about the movement inspired by the Virgo star sign.

Debbie Wiseman's composer diary: episode 1

Our new Composer in Residence, Debbie Wiseman, is working on a new piece specially for us. It's called 'The Musical Zodiac' – and we asked her to tell us how the music was coming along:

Posted by Classic FM on Monday, 14 September 2015

The Musical Zodiac: Scorpio

Debbie introduces the story she's come up with for this movement – all about a tiny scorpion with a big secret…

Debbie Wiseman introduces a clip from 'Scorpio'


Posted by Classic FM on Monday, 5 October 2015

Can we guess your star sign from your musical taste?


Those born between 23 July and 22 August are Leos – and one of the characteristics of this star sign is generosity, as Debbie explains:


Debbie Wiseman's Musical Zodiac: Leo


Posted by Classic FM on Thursday, 5 November 2015



Debbie's reached her own star sign – Taurus! Are you a Taurus? Debbie wants to hear from you if so…

Debbie Wiseman's 'Taurus' from 'The Musical Zodiac'

Debbie Wiseman introduces the next part of her 'Musical Zodiac' – inspired by Taurus

Posted by Classic FM on Monday, 23 November 2015

What aspects of your personality do you think are linked to your star sign and how do you think they might provide inspiration for Debbie's piece? Write your ideas in the comments below.

Check back soon for the next instalment in Debbie's composer diary. Find out more about what Debbie will be up to as the Classic FM Composer in Residence here.