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The Secrets of Songwriting
Some of the world’s greatest musicians answer the question - how do you write a song?
A symphony for Syria
The story of how 50 Syrian musicians beat the odds to perform again together.
The Caribbean Musical Melting Pot: The Rise and Rise of Soca
The new Caribbean sounds starting with Soca in Barbados and Trinidad
The Caribbean Musical Melting Pot: Keeping it Real?
Gemma continues her search for new sounds on the islands of Guadeloupe and Puerto Rico
Bob Dylan – In So Many Words
The lyrics of the 2016 Nobel Literature Prize winner
Steve Earle’s Songwriting Bootcamp
Legendary country singer Steve Earle unveils the secrets of composing a great song
Van Morrison and me
John McCarthy explores how Van Morrison’s music has influenced people’s lives
Get Up, Stand Up: Reggae in Poland
How Jamaican Reggae has become the music of protest in Poland
Gabriela Montero: Improvisation Masterclass
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero takes us to the heart of her music
Symphony of the Stones
How our ancient forebears made music and how ancient sites affected sounds of their time
Aretha at 75
Mark Coles celebrates the music of soul diva Aretha Franklin with fans around the world.
Yevgeny Murzin: Master of the Synthesiser
Built in secret with little access to electronic parts, the ANS was a labour of love
Martin Morales’s Peruvian Roadtrip
The link between food and music in the Andes with chef and record producer Martin Morales
Aretha Franklin: Queen Of Soul
A celebration of the life and music of Aretha Franklin with fans around the world
It Jus' Keeps Rolling: The Story of Ol' Man River
Ever since 1927 Ol’ Man River’s song has had many powerful currents.
Our Love for Indian Classical Music
How classical music from India has spread across the globe