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The Power of One

Music where the needs of the one outweigh the needs of the many - but also where the many can become one... Tom Service looks at music performed solo, or in unison. What is happening in music where there is no harmony? And how can a single musical line build a sense of community?

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Music Played

  • R. Williamson

    Flower of Scotland

    Performer: The Crowd at Murryfield.
  • Louis Andriessen

    Workers Union

    Performer: Louis Andriessen.
    • Canaloupe.
    • CA-21012.
  • Black Free Church, Isle of Lewis

    Psalm 16: v .8-9, tune Kilmarnock

    • RIDGE RECORDS.
    • RR-024.
  • George Enescu

    Suite no. 1 in C major Op.9 for orchestra

    Conductor: Horia Andreescu. Performer: National Radio Orchestra of Romania.
    • OCD.
    • OCD 444.
  • Queen

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    • Hollywood Records.
    • HRC-620422.
  • BBC Singers

    O sapientia - Advent antiphon for ? voices [fr. Attaignant coll.,1534]

  • Mantovani

    Charmaine

    Performer: The Mantovani Orchestra.
    • NELSON.
    • CD SIV-6101.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 3 in C major BWV.1009 for cello solo

    Performer: Bartholomew LaFollette.
  • Oxford Camerata

    Kyrie

    • Naxos.
    • 8.503192.
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Ein Feste Burg

    Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Richard Rodgers

    You'll Never Walk Alone

    Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II. Performer: Liverpool F.C..
  • Harold Faltermeyer

    Axel F

    • MCA.
    • MCAD-5553.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 5 in C minor BWV.1011 for cello solo

    Performer: Bartholomew LaFollette.

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