Tom Service looks at why we are all so tense and silent during classical concerts. Shhhh!
What special magic happens in music where there is no harmony?
Today at Sage Gateshead Tom finds out how music can induce, express and exorcise anger.
Is listening to a Bruckner symphony really like being crushed to death by a giant snake?
The elephant in the room? No, the Double Bass is much more.
Can you hear 'masculine' and 'feminine' in music?
Tom Service asks why is western music in so many different keys and what exactly are they?
Tom presses repeat - again and again and again ...
Who are the icons of classical music? And are they born or made?
Good vibrations or horrible wobbling? Why do singers use vibrato?