(10/10) Summer Nights: We look at how composers have reacted to summer, and more specifically to summer evenings and nights.
A Classical Bedtime
(8/10) Humour in Music: Can music, without words, actually be funny? In tonight’s programme, we look at classical music that may, or may not, be funny, and discuss what makes it funny (if indeed it is).
(7/10) Guess the Theme: David makes us guess the theme for today’s edition – and I want you to try and work out why I’m angry.
(6/10) I’ve returned! Hooray! Join me, Isaac and David as we decide (well, Isaac did) to broadcast from beside the toilet in a pub. A very good idea, Isaac. Well done.
(5/10) Mahler and his Circle: We’re back for a second series of abject commentary and lovely music. In my final episode, we explore Mahler and the people around him, playing music from his own catalogue as well as that of his friends, acquaintances and colleagues.
(4/10) Semicentennial Celebrations: We’re back for a second series of abject commentary and lovely music. We’re celebrating 2021’s musical celebrations, with composers and compositions stretching back in fifty-year increments up to 1571. Featuring Haydn, Albinoni and Verdi.
(3/10) We’re delving into pieces for the theatre this week, with picks from Puccini to Stravinsky and chat about concert halls and leg-room.
(2/10) Join us as we start of in the north of this fine continent, exploring the range of styles on offer and revisiting David’s favourite conductor Neeme Järvi yet again…
(1/10) On the theme of Music Plus One, join us we increment the number of players starting with Bach and ending with Haydn.
(7/7) Christmas Special
(6/7) Series 1 Episode 6
(5/7) Series 1 Episode 5
(4/7) Series 1 Episode 4
(3/7) Series 1 Episode 3
(2/7) Series 1 Episode 2
(1/7) Series 1 Episode 1