Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
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Are all babies born musical? And can music really affect development? Tom investigates.
Love music? Looking for new ear-fodder for your commute? We've got you covered.
Tom Service poses a very simple question (with a not-so-simple answer).
From babies to Mongolian throat singers: whose voice is the most extreme of all?
Three editions of The Listening Service to accompany the major new BBC TV series.
How Schoenberg opened a new cosmos for composers and listeners to explore.
Bass is everywhere, but why do we enjoy it? Join Tom Service on a journey of discovery.
Join Tom Service on a musical journey through beginnings, repetition and bass lines.
We like to think we can separate “noise” from “music”, but is it that simple?
Tom Service examines the phenomenon of synaesthesia.
Some of our earliest music lessons are learned before we're even born.
From Beethoven's "Pastoral Symphony".
The Storm from Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony
From the Dies Irae movement of Mozart's Requiem.
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