András Schiff plays Brahms, Delius, Stephen Hough and Dallapiccola

Tom Service explores the life and music of Frederick Delius, asking if his image as an English pastoralist is fair or whether he was more of an international cosmopolitan composer.

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Knock on wood – six stunning wooden concert halls around the world

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Steel and concrete can't beat good old wood to produce the best sounds for music.

The evolution of video game music

Man playing video games with headphones

Tom Service traces the rise of an exciting new genre, from bleeps to responsive scores.

Why music can literally make us lose track of time

Woman listening to music with big headphones

Try our psychoacoustic experiment to see how tempo can affect your timekeeping abilities.