The third in a six-part series of lively conversations examining how and why certain pieces of music make us feel the way they do. In each programme, presenter Suzy Klein and two guests explore a theme such as tragedy, hope or defiance. They champion favourite pieces that evoke the theme and discuss just what it is about the music that pulls these emotional strings. Tonight's theme is melancholy, with composer Tarik O'Regan and arts critic Charlotte Higgins talking to Suzy about Dowland, Mozart and Bartók.
Presenter: Suzy Klein
Producer: Lyndon Jones.