3/3 Music acquired a higher moral purpose. Romanticism blossomed in the search for the sublime
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The story behind Allegri's Miserere, one of the most popular pieces of sacred music.
2/3 As money poured in from Britain's trade empire, music became a tool for social mobility.
1/3 Suzy Klein studies music as a weapon in the fight for British identity in the 18th century
The minimalist composer John Adams talks about his career to Charles Hazlewood. (2001)
Charles Hazlewood talks to Karlheinz Stockhausen about his life and work. (2001)
Featuring works by Michael Berkeley, Benjamin Britten and Vaughan Williams. (2005)