African music

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


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


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


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


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’.


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


A clip from the opera film ‘Juan’.