African music

An example of African Music. Djembe player Moctare Sawane performs live in the studio.

Baroque

The Dunedin Consort perform the opening section of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

Blues

An example of Blues. John Lee Hooker plays ‘Boom Boom’.

Concerto

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and pianist Boris Giltburg perform Rachmaninoff.

Jazz

An example of Jazz. The Soweto Kinch Trio plays “A Night in Tunisia” by Dizzy Gillespie.

Jimmy Cliff performs 'Many Rivers to Cross'

Reggae singer Jimmy Cliff OM performs his own 1969 hit song 'Many Rivers to Cross'.

Latin American music

Salsa Celtica perform the traditional afro-cuban song ‘Marresella’.

Mouth music

Scottish folk group Breabach perform ‘Murdo Took The Stoop’.

Musical

Madonna sings ‘Don’t cry for me Argentina’ from the musical ‘Evita’.

Opera

A clip from the opera film ‘Juan’.