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Leonard Slatkin explores ways of listening to a basic element of music: rhythm.
Leonard Slatkin explores a basic element of music: melody.
Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Philharmonic look at the musical element harmony.
Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Philharmonic explore tone colour and orchestration.
Stephen Johnson explores the Preludes and Fugues of Bach and Shostakovich.
Stephen Johnson and the BBC NOW investigate the origins of impressionism.
Charles Hazlewood examines Theme and Variations in music.
Charles Hazlewood discusses various fairy tales set to music.
Stephen Johnson and Martin Carthy explore Grainger and Vaughan Williams.
Charles Hazlewood and Debbie Wiseman on composing for the cinema.
An exploration of electronic music, Jonathan Harvey.
Charles Hazlewood studies fugues by Mozart, Elgar and Britten.
Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Concert Orchestra explore the rise of Minimalism.
Donald Macleod explores the world of British light music with Brian Kay
Donald Macleod explores the lives and works of the English Pastoralist composers
An exploration of the history of the serenade, focusing on the beginnings of the form.
Exploring the history of the serenade, focusing on the form after Mozart.
Charles Hazlewood compares the ways Strauss and Stravinsky wrote for wind ensemble.
Charles Hazlewood considers the significance of the horn to early Romantic composers.
Charles Hazlewood explores how composers have approached setting words to music.
Donald Macleod and Karen Henson explore the world of the Opera-Comique.
Donald Macleod and Italian opera expert Roger Parker explore Verismo.
Charles Hazlewood reveals how dance music has inspired great works.
Charles Hazlewood explores classical foxtrots for orchestra.
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