What does underground sound like? From earth-inspired music to sounds of the earth itself.
Sound of the Underground
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?
In space no-one can hear you sing
An odyssey through the musical universe, presented by Tom Service
Olivier Messiaen and the Interstellar Call!
In a live edition of The Listening Service, Tom responds to Messiaen’s ‘Interstellar Call’
Concertos: All for one and one for all?
Tom Service explores the concerto
Codes, ciphers, enigmas
Elgar's 'Enigma Variations' and the codes, ciphers and hidden messages in music.
Clinging on for dear life with music and poetry and prose read by leading actors.
Phillip Hunt presents the brass band music programme.
Prom 42: Clara Schumann Piano Concerto
Live BBC Proms. Ulster Orchestra with Rafael Payare and violinist Mariam Batsashvili.
Live from Edinburgh!
Highlights and interviews from artists appearing at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
Al Ayre Espagnol
Spanish Baroque music from Schwetzingen Festival. Elin Manahan Thomas presents.