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The Legacy of World War I in Music, Martin and Eliza Carthy

Tom Service with Music Matters's contribution to Radio 3's Music In The Great War season, Plus 'Just The Two Of Us' with Martin and Eliza Carthy and the Listening Experience Database.

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THE EFFECT OF WW1 ON COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC

THE EFFECT OF WW1 ON COMPOSERS AND THEIR MUSIC

How did composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Alban Berg and Maurice Ravel react to the horrific tragedy of the First World War?  As part of BBC Radio 3’s Music in The Great War season Tom Service discusses the effect of World War One on music written in the years following the conflict with the historian and author Philipp Blom and musicologists John Deathridge, Jonathan Cross and Daniel Grimley.

More information: Music in The Great War on BBC Radio 3

JUST THE TWO OF US: MARTIN AND ELIZA CARTHY

JUST THE TWO OF US: MARTIN AND ELIZA CARTHY

The Folk singer and guitarist Martin Carthy used to take his baby daughter Eliza to his gigs and leave her under the table – and so her initiation in the oral folk tradition began. Continuing our series Just The Two Of Us Martin and Eliza discuss their influences on each other, their memories of being constantly surrounded by music at home and on collaborating as equals on stage today.

More information: Eliza Carthy

Martin Carthy

THE LISTENING EXPERIENCE DATABASE

THE LISTENING EXPERIENCE DATABASE

The Listening Experience Database (LED) is a collaboration between the Open University and the Royal College of Music. Its main purpose is to create a database, freely accessible to the public, which brings together ordinary people’s experiences of listening to music of all kinds, from many historical periods and many cultures. Tom talks to Professor Trevor Herbert of the Open University to find out more about this unique venture.

More information: The Listening Experience Database

 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Interviewed Guest Martin Carthy
Interviewed Guest Eliza Carthy
Producer Brian Jackson

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