We have selected Classic FM as the world's very best website on Classical Music.
Classic FM, based in the UK, is the world's largest classical music radio station. Its website provides facilities to listen online. Programmes may also be searched for and retrieved from an online archive. The Classic FM website also has sections on Programmes & Presenters; Music; Competitions; Behind the Music; Shop; Concerts and Events; and Classic FM Magazine.
The Behind the Music section requires free registration for access. It contains exclusive features, and provides a monthly email newsletter. The Learning Area has information for children, information on learning to play, articles on more than a hundred leading composers, articles on leading artists, on eras, and on movies and TV. There are also sections on album recommendations and on music news.
Classic FM has partnered with eMusic to provide paid access to more than two million tracks of classical music. A 14 day free trial, with 40 free downloads, is offered. The Classic FM online shop offers CDs, radios, and sheet music.