The Music Show
A live set from the award winning Julien Wilson
The chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra David Robertson talks to Andrew Ford about finding connections in art and music through the ages.
She was an unknown when she sang at 1969 Woodstock [appearing between Ravi Shankar and Arlo Guthrie] but she made an impression; and the song she wrote about that very performance became a huge hit in the early 70s.
"Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument. He’s unbelievable – Pat Metheny."
Leonard Bernstein Letters
The intimate feelings and life-troubles of this classical music superstar are revealed in a fascinating series of letters, selected by Nigel Simeone.
The Good Lovelies
1940s Swing style, two step dance and close harmonies are the trademark of this four piece from Toronto Canada.
Hugh Laurie and the blues
Hugh Laurie ventures beyond the blues on his latest album with the his Copper Bottom Band.
Remembering Allen Forte
Allen Forte and American Popular Song
Kerry McCarthy on William Byrd
The late Renaissance composer William Byrd was a Catholic in Protestant England. How did that work with his greatest champion Elizabeth I?
Ben Folds- songs and a concerto
Ben Folds discusses his first piano concerto.
Martin Wesley-Smith, composer
Since composing 'Who Killed Cock Robin?' in 1979, Martin Wesley-Smith's output has ranged from children's songs to electronic music and political critique.
A 40 year career is testament to Joan Armatrading's songwriting ability, singular voice and guitar skills, resulting in a string of hits.
Chris Walton- Lies and Epiphanies
The finale of Mahler's Resurrection Symphony came from a "lightning bolt" of inspiration at a funeral ..... or did it?
Singer songwriter Emma Donovan has teamed up with The Putbacks for a new album
Iranian born Tara Tiba lives in Perth- she has a new CD called A Persian Dream
Michelle Leonard and Moorambilla Voices
"The thing is, I love finding the diamonds: those strong, creative, resilient kids who just radiate positivity and musicality ...." Michelle Leonard.
Paul Kelly with Vika & Linda
The Merri Soul Sessions: Paul Kelly's latest project of new and old songs in the hands of a sizzling band.
Harry James Angus
A deep love of jazz can be found Harry James Angus' many and varied of music projects.
Daniel Lanois- Flesh and Machine
Daniel Lanois discusses his latest album
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