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George Gershwin Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: London Sinfonietta Soloists: Peter Donohoe Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 7243 5576912

George Gershwin (1898-1937 : U.S.A) Ensemble: Aalborg Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Wayne Marshall Record label: Virgin Catalogue ID: VM 5614782

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956 : England) Conductor: Nicholas Collon Ensemble: Aurora Orchestra Soloists: David Campbell Record label: Clarinet Classics Catalogue ID: CC 0057

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Conductor: Gerard Schwarz Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Jon Manasse Record label: Harmonia Mundi Catalogue ID: HMU 907516

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Conductor: Roy Goodman Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Nicholas Cox Record label: RLPO Live Catalogue ID: CLASSCD 1502

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Emma Johnson Record label: Universal Catalogue ID: 9873571

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Soloists: Emma Johnson; Contempo Quartet Record label: UNIVERSAL

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Soloists: David Schifrin; Emerson String Quartet Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4596412

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The 15 best pieces of music by Mozart.

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Mystical interiors of musical instruments revealed in artist’s striking photography

The Stefanos crater on the volcanic island of Nisyros, one of the most active but least known volcanoes in Greece.

When 15 musicians performed inside an active volcano, from dusk till dawn

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Jazz virtuoso plays mind-blowing clarinet solo while casually playing in street band

Clarinettist Andreas Ottensamer takes to the podium

Clarinettist Andreas Ottensamer makes his UK conducting debut: ‘I’ve always been very instrument-fluid’

Clarinettist Anthony McGill

‘Classical music has a long way to go’ - clarinettist Anthony McGill performs powerful tribute to Black lives

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Brass and wind musicians are 16 per cent more likely to suffer respiratory illness, study finds

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Clarinet confusion

Oven company mistakes an oboe for a clarinet in hilarious advert fail

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15 woodwind player confessions that will make you say ‘same’

Mozart clarinet helium

What do you get if you mix woodwind instruments with helium? The best videos on the internet.

Clarinet carpark

This clarinettist is also a parking sensor and we are in awe

Eric Abramovitz clarinettist

Girlfriend sued for $375,000 after impersonating clarinetist and sabotaging his career

Clarinet glissando in harmony

The clarinet glissando from Rhapsody in Blue sounds INCREDIBLE in four-part harmony

Prokofiev, a wolf and David Bowie

A step-by-step guide to Peter and the Wolf

Opening glissando in Rhapsody in Blue

How do you actually play the incredible opening solo in ‘Rhapsody in Blue’?