A 20-minute watery odyssey - idling down the Tennessee River. Read more
Life on a shanty boat
A 20-minute watery odyssey - idling down the Tennessee River.
A journey along the Sacred River
Sounds of the sacred from around the world, introduced by Neil MacGregor.
An immersive experience of the British countryside
The sounds of a walk along Offa's Dyke, with Horatio Clare.
Sounds of a mountain climb in the Lake District
The poet Helen Mort and her friend Andrew set off on a climb up Middle Fell Buttress.
People with dementias and their carers talk movingly about their everyday lives.
In 1705, a young musician set out on an epic journey to meet his hero...
Nick Luscombe’s Japanese journey
A hyper-real sonic journey through Japan's multifaceted soundscapes.
A visit to a snowy forest near Oslo
Capturing sounds from the forest, including hibernating tadpoles beneath the snow.
A late night trip across Kabukicho, Tokyo’s entertainment district
Nick Luscombe heads to ‘sleepless town’, known for drinking dens and seedy back streets
A magical late night duet between a shakuhachi player and a nightingale
Slow sheep in Southern Spain
Writer Chris Stewart takes us to meet some shepherds in the mountains of Alpujarras.
Typewriters, steam engines and foundries - these forgotten sounds take us back in time.
A moment of calm in Gwydyr Forest
Get surrounded by nature - birdsong, rustling leaves and the stillness of the forest.
Sounds of the Earth
An orchard in the Cotswolds, a Japanese paddy field in summer, and Florida's Everglades.
A walk in the New Forest
Calming birdsong and the crunch of leaves from the New Forest in spring.
Walking Through Time
Meditating on time whilst walking through the largest collection of clocks in England
Armistice Sonic Memorials
The sounds of battlefields across the world today – from the Somme to Afghanistan
Nestle for a while into a Humberside reed-bed and the grasslands of the Kalahari.
Into the Forest – Sherwood Forest
Step into Sherwood Forest at night with tawny owls calling to each other in the trees.
The Last Elfdalians
A collage of forest sounds and the endangered Swedish forest language Elfdalian.
Midnight at the Oasis
Dawn to Dusk in the Kalahari Desert - a time-lapse recorded by Chris Watson.
The silence of the monastery
Monks meditate on the nature of silence, amid the peace and serenity of the monastery.
Monks meditate on the subject of prayer amid the peace and serenity of the monastery.
Living and working in a monastery
Monks meditate on their working lives amid the peace and serenity of the monastery.
Monks and meditation
Monks find focus amid the peace and serenity of the monastery.
Divine love of the monastery
Monks reflect on their experience of divine love in the peace of the monastery.
A festive reindeer wonderland
Have yourself a serene little Christmas with the sounds of reindeer and an enchanted wood
Retracing the 20-year-old Bach's 250-mile journey across Germany in search of his hero.
Bach Walks: Schierke to Brocken Summit
Horatio Clare retraces JS Bach's 250-mile journey to visit his hero. Episode 2/5.
Cattle Blessing on the Burren
Irish cows make their way up to the winter grazing grounds high above Galway Bay
Into the Forest - Squam Lake, New Hampshire, USA
A montage of sounds from the forests around Squam Lake, New Hampshire during the Fall.
Sounds of a Belgian nightingale, a Norfolk wetland and an Indian forest
I Have Walked by Sweet Streams
A dawn chorus and poetry from Snowdonia
Sound Walk: Winter Wanderer
Travel writer Horatio Clare takes a walk in the Black Forest, and thinks about wandering
Norwegian ravens, Galapagos seawaters, bowerbirds and creaking ice floes in Japan.
Three Gardens in Trinidad
A gentle journey through the sounds of Trinidad, with Elisha Efua Bartels
Immerse yourself in the universe of sound.
Bach Walks: Oderwald to Wolfenbuttel
Horatio Clare retraces JS Bach's 250-mile journey to visit his hero. Episode 3/5.
Sounds of the Earth - April
Sounds of a Swedish lake, Australian mangroves, Malawian hippos and Northumbrian curlews.
Container Ship Karaoke
Nathaniel Mann joins lonely seafarers on a container ship for some modern sea shanties.
The In-Between Land
The magical North Pennines landscape of deaf shepherd-poet Josephine Dickinson.
The Water's Music
A musical collaboration between sound artist, radio producer and a burn in Northumberland
Along the River Severn
Sounds of the River Severn from source to sea, with Petroc Trelawny.
Sounds of the Earth - May
Sounds from The Camargue, an oasis in Oman, and rivers from Northumbria & Argentina.
Orford Ness - a post-apocalyptic walk
Composer Iain Chambers takes a sound recording field trip around Orford Ness in Suffolk.
Nightingales singing, with musicians responding to them, in the Sussex woods.
Bach Walks: Medingen to Bienenbuttel
Episode 4/5. In 1705, the 20-year-old Johann Sebastian Bach set off to meet his hero.
Sounds of the Earth - June
Sounds from Siberia, a Canyon in Israel, a Welsh flock of sheep & a Tanzanian plain.
Night-time at the zoo
Eavesdropping on animals at the Isle of Wight Zoo, from dusk 'til dawn.
Into the Eerie
Rob St John explores the idea of eeriness in the English landscape.
Bach Walks: Roseburg to Lübeck
Episode 5/5. In 1705, the 20-year-old JS Bach walked 250 miles to meet his hero.
Sounds of the Earth - July
Sounds from a Scottish sunrise, Suffolk woodland, Tasmanian lyrebird and Thai gibbons.
Recordist Chris Watson follows the sound of bells, to an East Yorkshire railway Gate Box.
Sounds of the Earth - October
Sounds from a Somerset farm, African white rhinos and a Costa Rican rainforest.
Downtown Nashville, Tennessee
A stroll down Broadway accompanied by sounds synonymous with the American South.
Listening to Lalibela
A sound journey to an timeless world in the Ethiopian holy city of Lalibela
The Sounds of Al-Andalus
An auditory journey across Spain, Portugal and Morocco
Sounds of the Earth - November
Relax with a calming mix of music and natural sounds.
Sounds of the Earth - December
Oscillated Turkeys and thermal mud pools.