Music

A new project to restore Beethoven’s incomplete symphony borders on pathological necromancy

The Lyrics: the autobiography Paul McCartney never wrote

What’s the point of refusing Sackler funds for concert halls?

The Critic Narrated: Episode Six, with Sarah Ditum and David Scullion

Hip-hop has its place, but not necessarily on an alternative daytime radio station

Pitchfork was one of a whole ecosystem of taste-making blogs which laid claim to being the ones who had made del Rey

When asked “which Hindemith should I try first?”, I’m lost for an answer

Intelligent and well played though it is, Franziska Lee’s album of Londonoid piano pieces can’t make a bad sonata better

If Yuja Wang were to strip everything right down to the music, she could be a sensation

Nostalgia has long been the key to pop’s survival