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Alexander Goehr, John Ireland, Simon Heffer

Presented by Tom Service. With an interview with composer Alexander Goehr, a new book about John Ireland, and columnist Simon Heffer discussing the musical significance of 2012.

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Knock on wood – six stunning wooden concert halls around the world

Knock on wood – six stunning wooden concert halls around the world

Steel and concrete can't beat good old wood to produce the best sounds for music.

The evolution of video game music

The evolution of video game music

Tom Service traces the rise of an exciting new genre, from bleeps to responsive scores.

Why music can literally make us lose track of time

Why music can literally make us lose track of time

Try our psychoacoustic experiment to see how tempo can affect your timekeeping abilities.

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