This is the ultimate series for anyone with even a passing interest in music. Prepare to have your mind blown as the structures underlying the creation and experience of music are laid bare.
“Why do some rhythms get our toes tapping, while others make us feel mellow? How does a love song bring tears to our eyes? What links African drumming to J S Bach?
In this new four-part series composer Howard Goodall strips music down to its essential parts to find out how music works.
Part 1: Melody
Part 2: Rhythm
Part 3: Harmony
Part 4: Bass