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With Jonny Greenwood

Jonny Greenwood joins us for a special session from the BBC's Maida Vale studios. From 12pm, Jonny will be performing an extract from his new sequence of classical music works.

Jonny Greenwood joins us for a special session from the BBC's Maida Vale studios. From 12pm, Jonny will be performing an extract from his new sequence of classical music works.

Best known as the lead guitarist in Radiohead, Jonny recently began documenting the musicians he encounters in the contemporary classical world, many of whom he has become friends with since composing his first film soundtrack.

On this project, Jonny says: 'I’ve decided to start documenting the musicians I encounter in the contemporary classical world. Since doing my first soundtrack, I’ve become friends with lots of these remarkable musicians, as well as more familiar with the music they play. It’s a whole world out there. I’m only recording soloists, or small groups, and as it’s my party, including in the releases some of my own small ideas that have never been recorded, like ’88’ (for solo piano), and ‘Miniatures from Water’ for piano, violin, string drone and tanpura.'

Ahead of his live performance, we'll be chatting to Jonny about the project, the pieces he's composed and his work outside of Radiohead.

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Music Played

  • Althea & Donna

    Uptown Top Ranking

    • UPTOWN TOP RANKING.
    • Lightning.
  • Michael Kiwanuka

    You Ain't The Problem

    • Polydor.
  • Portrait

    Decimal

    • Our Circular Sound.
  • Bishop Nehru

    Rooftops

    • Bishop Nehru.
  • Au Pairs

    Inconvenience

    • Human Records.
  • Pixx

    Peanuts Grow Underground

    • 4AD.
  • Thundercat

    King Of The Hill (feat. BADBADNOTGOOD & Flying Lotus)

    • Brainfeeder.
  • Karen O & Danger Mouse

    Woman

    • BMG.
  • Elbow

    Empires

    • Polydor.
  • PJ Harvey

    Good Fortune

    • Island.
  • Anna Meredith

    Inhale Exhale

    • Fibs.
    • Moshi Moshi.
  • Diana Ross

    I'm Coming Out

    • Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Rico Nasty

    Countin' Up

  • Ellen Allien

    Exit To Humanity (Shlømo Space invaders Remix)

    • Alientronic Remixes 2.
    • BPitch.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Heaven Help Us All

    • Motown.
  • New Order

    Thieves Like Us

    • Factory.
  • Thom Yorke

    Traffic

    • XL Recordings.
  • Kojey Radical

    Where Should I Begin

    • Cashmere Tears.
    • Atlantic.
  • Augustus Pablo

    King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown

    • Mango.
  • Anne Müller

    Nummer 2

    • Heliopause.
    • Erased Tapes.
  • Dry Cleaning

    Sit Down Meal

    • It's Ok.
  • Radiohead

    No Surprises

    • Parlophone.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    Miniatures From Water (Excerpt) (6 Music Session, 30 Oct 2019)

  • Jonny Greenwood

    Bach Partita No. 2 in D Minor (extract from Ciaccona), (6 Music Session, 30 Oct 2019)

  • Jonny Greenwood

    88 (Fast), (6 Music Session, 30 Oct 2019)

  • Cocteau Twins

    Tishbite

    • Fontana.
  • Bodega

    Shiny New Model

    • What's Your Rupture?.
  • Kanye West

    All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)

    • The College Dropout.
    • Roc-A-Fella Records.
  • Kate Tempest

    People's Faces (Streatham Version)

    • Fiction.
  • Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage

    In Certain Orders

    • Bad Wiring.
    • Moshi Moshi Records.
    • 10.
  • Caribou

    Can't Do Without You

    • City Slang.
  • FKA twigs

    Holy Terrain (feat. Future Radio)

    • Magdalene.
    • Young Turks.
  • Temples

    Atomise

    • HOT MOTION.
    • ATO.
  • Buzzcocks

    Love You More

    • EMI.
  • Spiritualized

    Come Together

    • De/Construction.

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