Stewart Copeland looks at the power of music to tell stories as he meets film director Francis Ford Coppola, musical duo Ibeyi, folk legend Martin Carthy, rapper Talib Kweli and his old friend Sting.
Stewart Copeland continues his mission to understand how music works by exploring its extraordinary power to tell stories.
His journey includes meetings with film director Francis Ford Coppola, who explains how simple musical devices transformed the most famous scenes in The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, his old friend Sting, who describes the secrets of his songwriting process, rapper Talib Kweli, who looks at the power of music in protest, and the French-Cuban Ibeyi sisters, who show how music has kept the Yoruban tradition alive. Finally, he meets the man who composed one of the shortest but most effective musical stories ever written - the Intel bongs!
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Series Editor||Sam Anthony|
|Executive Producer||Jez Nelson|
|Production Company||Somethin' Else|