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Why Music? The Key to Memory

The Fellowship Octet perform four world premieres of choral works inspired by research into people living with dementias. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Live from Wellcome Collection in London. The Fellowship Octet, from the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, performs four world premieres inspired by the work of Wellcome's Created Out of Mind research into the experience of people living with dementias. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces the live performances and talks to the young composers from the BBC Proms Inspire scheme and their mentor Kerry Andrew about the project.

Part of Why Music? The Key to Memory, a weekend of live events, concerts and discussions exploring the implications of music's unique capacity to be remembered, produced by Radio 3 in partnership with Wellcome Collection.

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  • Ward Swingle

    It was a lover and his lass

    Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • LiliÊ»uokalani

    Sanoe

    Music Arranger: Eric Tuan. Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • James Chan

    Speaking

    Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • Shoshanah Sievers

    Silence

    Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • Owain Park

    Shakespeare Songs No 1 & 2: Love is a smoke; Love whose month is May

    Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • Morgan Edward Overton

    I'm making a statement

    Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • Kerry Andrew

    By Any Other Name

    Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • Billy Joel

    Lullabye

    Music Arranger: Philip Lawson. Choir: NYCGB Fellowship Octet. Conductor: Esther Jones.

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