Toni Morrison remembered, the Sound of Space in Music
Toni Morrison, the Nobel prize winning writer whose novels explored black identity in America and in particular the experience of black women, has died aged 88. To pay tribute to the author of Beloved, Stig is joined by the writers Claudia Rankine, Walter Mosley, Ladee Hubbard and literary critic Diane Roberts. Plus Front Row's 2015 interview with Toni Morrison.
How do you create the sound of Space in music? Steven Price, who won an Oscar for his score for the film Gravity, and Carly Paradis, whose music includes the theme for The Innocents, talk about the particular demands in writing science fiction music, ahead of a Prom devoted to the music of Space, which also features music by Hans Zimmer.
Presenter: Stig Abell
Producer: Timothy Prosser…read more