141 R3Docs: Living and Present: Laurie Anderson on Performance Art 21 07 142014-08-05 13:13:00
Listen
Listen
142 How Did Scotland's Artists Turn Nationalist2014-07-13 17:45:00
Listen
Listen
143 June 22: Bannockburn Begins2014-06-26 08:41:00
Listen
Listen
144 Sunday Feature: Dennis Potter2014-06-15 18:00:00
Listen
Listen
145 Sonic Art Boom2014-06-08 18:30:00
Listen
Listen
146 Sunday Feature: Dylan Thomas the Radio Poet2014-05-04 18:45:00
Listen
Listen
147 Sunday Feature: Educating Isaac2014-04-28 16:36:00
Listen
Listen

Sunday Feature: Educating Isaac

Could your child compose like Mozart? While searching for a creative and fun way to teach his 3-year-old son, Nick Baragwanath discovered a forgotten history of music completely different from the usual dull routine of practice and graded exams. In the 18th century, the conservatoires (orphanages) of Naples developed an education system that enabled destitute children to become professional-level composers and performers by their early teens. Almost every famous musician of the time was trained in this way, in what is an astonishing untold rags-to-riches story. Airbrushed from history by Romantic writers, who valued the idea of spontaneous genius above the reality of craft training, the real story of 'classical' music is finally coming to light. And modern conservatoires, such as the Royal Academy of Music, are taking notice. Could this revival transform the way we teach children music?…read more

148 Sunday Feature:Merchant Ivory2014-04-06 21:00:00
Listen
Listen
149 Sunday Feature: Music and the Jews (3/3)2014-03-23 19:30:00
Listen
Listen
150 Music and the Jews (2/3)2014-03-20 16:00:00
Listen
Listen
151 Music and the Jews (1/3)2014-03-19 16:00:00
Listen
Listen
152 Shanghai World City Redux2014-01-26 18:45:00
Listen
Listen
153 Somme2014-01-05 19:30:00
Listen
Listen
154 Anything But Banal - the Fascination of the Villain2014-01-03 17:55:00
Listen
Listen
155 15th December: Ideas of Germany2013-12-15 18:45:00
Listen
Listen
156 The Invisible Theatre2013-12-08 18:15:00
Listen
Listen
157 Sunday Feature: 1 December 2013 - Ken Adam Profile2013-12-03 16:45:00
Listen
Listen
158 Albert Camus: Inside the Outsider2013-11-03 18:45:00
Listen
Listen
159 Sunday Feature - Production Line Living2013-10-27 18:45:00
Listen
Listen
160 Sound of Cinema: Composing for Hollywood2013-09-23 14:08:00
Listen
Listen