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Episode 5

Episode 5 of 6

1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 October 2011

Conductor Charles Hazlewood continues to explore the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music, starting from an iconic pop track. This week, the starting point is Nina Simone's Mr Bojangles, as Charles examines how the key ingredients of this music can be found in other genres.

Music Played

14 items
  • Image for Nina Simone

    Nina Simone Mr Bojangles

    The Essential Nina Simone, Metro

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud

    Space Oddity, RCA

  • Image for The Waterboys

    The Waterboys The Stolen Child

    Fisherman's Blues, Ensign

  • Image for Kanye West feat. Pusha T

    Kanye West feat. Pusha T Runaway

    Massive R&B Spring 2011, UMTV

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Wine, Woman and Song

    Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 1979, Decca

  • Image for Bill Monroe

    Bill Monroe Kentucky Waltz

    Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music (1946), Bear Family

  • Image for Tom Waits

    Tom Waits The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me)

    Small Change, Asylum

  • Image for Josquin des Prez

    Josquin des Prez Absalon, Fili Mi

    Josquin: Motets & Chansons - The Hilliard Ensemble, EMI

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Your Painted Smile

    More Than This, Virgin

  • Image for Francis Poulenc

    Francis Poulenc Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings (excerpt)

    n/a, n/a

  • Image for Bernard Herrmann

    Bernard Herrmann 'Outer Space' from The Day The Earth Stood Still

    The Day The Earth Stood Still soundtrack, Twentieth Century Fox

  • Image for Adele

    Adele First Love

    19, XL

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio for Glass Harmonica

    Bloch: Glass Harmonica, Naxos

  • Image for Nina Simone

    Nina Simone Mr Bojangles

    The Essential Nina Simone, Metro


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