Listen to live performances and discussion from the Radio 3 Why Music event
Exploring what makes music a vital part of being human
Members of the SLEEP audience at Wellcome Collection reflect on their experience
The pianist Neil Cowley performs three solo pieces live for Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up.
James Rhodes talks music and mental health & performs Gluck/Sgambati's Melody from Orfeo
Finn Peters and group perform Sleep Music 2, live for Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up.
Psychologist John Sloboda & pianist Joe Stilgoe show how music provokes different emotion
Martin Speake improvises interacting with the computer algorithms of Matthew Yee-King.
Neuroscientist, Robert Zatorre describes what music does to our brains.
Scrufizzer performs original compositions from the Body of Songs project.
Mara Carlyle and Max de Wardener perform Follow Me Through from the Body of Songs project
As he prepares to perform his 8-hour work SLEEP, Max Richter explains the ideas behind it
Ghostpoet performs A Plateful of Liver from the Body of Songs project.
Prof. Eric Clarke talks to Tom Service about how music can increase our levels of empathy