Midge Ure explains how technical innovation has always stimulated musical creativity.
Professor Alexander Goehr judges the effect of recorded sound on our perception of music.
Colleen Murphy celebrates the development and impact of the record-playing turntable.
An exclusive Radio 4 interview with David Attenborough about his life in wildlife sound.
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing.
Listening is about more than hearing, as we discover with four individuals.
Dominic Arkwright talks to Professor Peter French about the science of forensic acoustics.
'Superstar' economics - how the gramophone transformed the performing industry.
Guy Garvey spent a decade recording his dad’s stories and now he wants you to do the same.
Jim Al-Khalili explores what the past would have sounded like to our ancestors.
Jonathan Freedland on his late sister's unique audio legacy.
Poet Paul Farley imagines himself a sound recordist taping the Garden of Eden.
Colleen Murphy brings her history of the record turntable up to the present.
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