The elephant in the room? No, the Double Bass is much more.
The Double Bass
Bruckner and the Symphonic Boa Constrictors
Is listening to a Bruckner symphony really like being crushed to death by a giant snake?
Anger in Music
Today at Sage Gateshead Tom finds out how music can induce, express and exorcise anger.
The Power of One
What special magic happens in music where there is no harmony?
Why are classical audiences so quiet?
Tom Service looks at why we are all so tense and silent during classical concerts. Shhhh!
Amateur musicians' vital role in music and performance over the last three centuries.
What is Sound Art? And why?
Tom Service considers the rise of Sound Art. Is it art music or something else?
Sound of the Underground
What does underground sound like? From earth-inspired music to sounds of the earth itself.
What's the point of practice?
Does practice make perfect? And what is perfect practice? Tom Service finds out.
Countertenors - classical rock gods!
A celebration of male singers who can hit those high notes!
Better than background music?
Is music for theatre more than just a prop?
Why do babies love music?
Tom Service asks why we seem to love music from the day we're born - are we born musical?
Is complicated music better than simple music?
Tom Service looks at complexity in music - can we actually hear what's going on?
Aris Quartet and Mariam Batsashvili
Janacek and Mozart performed by the the Aris Quartet and Mariam Batsashvili.
Un Cam Bach...
I agor Proms Cymru 2019, dyma ddathliad cerddorol o ddyn yn cyrraedd y lleuad yn 1969.
Prom 2: Bohemian Rhapsody
Live at BBC Proms: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Jakub Hrůša and violinist Joshua Bell
David Miller plays a selection of hymns for your Sunday morning.
Creatures of Prometheus
Shostakovich Symphony No 5 and music by Beethoven from Slovenia.