The Charles Hazlewood Show

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01Lippy Kids20110922

Conductor Charles Hazlewood presents a new six-part series finding the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music.

Each show presents an iconic pop track in a new light as Charles considers, amongst other things, how The Prodigy relate to J.S.

Bach and what Mozart and Abba have in common.

He isolates each track's key ingredients and explores how they are used in other musical genres - from Beethoven to Bee Gees, and Youssou N'Dour to John Tavener - before returning to the original track with new insight into what makes it so great.

This week, the starting point is Lippy Kids by Elbow, as Charles explores how the track relates to Mendelssohn and whether key ingredients can be found in other genres.

Charles Hazlewood explores the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music.

02End Credits20110929

Conductor Charles Hazlewood continues to explore the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music.

In the second programme, the starting point is End Credits by Chase and Status, as Charles explains how the London duo's track relates to Stravinsky and finds out whether key ingredients can be found in other genres.

Charles explores how End Credits by Chase and Status relates to Stravinsky and other genres.

03The Name Of The Game20111006

Conductor Charles Hazlewood continues to explore the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music, starting from an iconic pop track.

This week's departure point is The Name of the Game by ABBA, as Charles examines how this music relates to Purcell and whether its key ingredients can be found in other genres too.

Charles Hazlewood explores musical connections beginning with ABBA's The Name of the Game.

04Glory Box20111013

Conductor Charles Hazlewood continues to explore the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music, starting from an iconic pop track.

This week's departure point is the Bristol trip hop scene, as Charles examines how the key ingredients of Portishead's Glory Box can be found in other genres.

Charles examines how Portishead's Glory Box relates to other music genres.

05Changed The Way You Kiss Me20111020

Conductor Charles Hazlewood continues to explore the links between seemingly unconnected pieces of music, starting from an iconic pop track.

This week, the starting point is Example's Changed The Way You Kiss Me, as Charles examines how the key ingredients of this music can be found in other genres too.

Charles Hazlewood continues to explore musical links, starting with a hit from Example.

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1/6.

Charles once again roams across the musical landscape, leading the listener through the best across all genres.

205C02Keith Tippett20050919

2/6.

Charles Hazlewood presents a series of eclectic musical exploration.

This week, his guest is legendary British jazz pianist Keith Tippett.

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Charles Hazlewood presents a series of eclectic musical exploration.

This week we hear music from Schubert and Stravinsky, Bernstein and Bizet, Eliza Carthy and US rockers Guided By Voices.

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Charles plays Stockhausen and John Taverner, as well as his Hammond.

205C06 LASTSuper Furry Animals20051024
206B0120060503

Charles Hazlewood returns for another series of eclectic musical exploration.

The classical conductor will play music from baroque to bhangra, punk to the polka.

206B02Martha Tilston And The Woods20060510

Charles is joined on his Somerset farm by the acoustic group Martha Tilston and the Woods taking over his living room for a live session.

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206B04Robin Michael20060524

Charles is joined by cello virtuoso Robin Michael, who whips out his instrument and together they deconstruct a Bach partita in its live form and remixed by the folk electronica artist Tunng.

206B0520060531

Charles Hazlewood presents a series of eclectic musical exploration, incorporating classical, jazz and pop.

With music from Poulenc, Aphex Twin, Otis Redding and John Tavener.

206B06 LASTJune Tabor20060607

He is joined by folk singer June Tabor.

207B01Green Garside20070516

Scritti Politti's Green Garside chats with Charles Hazlewood in the opening programme of the series, and performs some of his work.

Other featured music includes Nigel Kennedy performing After the Rain, Richard Strauss' Freundliche Vision, sung by Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, Wagner's Siegfried Idyll, Mozart's Overture from The Abduction of The Seraglio, Björk's The Boho Dance and JS Bach's Prelude in D minor.

207B02North Sea Radio Orchestra20070523

This week's guests are the North Sea Radio Orchestra.

Music featured includes JS Bach's Fuge in G, Moses Hogan's God's Gonna Set This World on Fire, Massive Attack's Angel, Bach's Fantasia and Fuge in C minor, The Raconteurs' The Bane Rendition and Spooky Tooth's Waiting For the Woman.

207B03Guillemots20070530

Brit Award nominees Guillemots are the special guests.

The band joins Charles at his home to produce a unique musical collaboration.

Charles also features Seu Jorge's Life on Mars?; Bach's Prelude in F minor; Jem's They; Tom Waits' Goodnight Irene; Tippett's Corelli Fantasia and Jeff Buckely's Corpus Christi Carol.

207B04Dragonsfly20070606

Somerset band Dragonsfly join him in the studio for a live performance of their own music, which they describe as folk trance.

Plus tracks from Frank Sinatra, UK hip-hop artist Sway and Franz Schubert

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Including a live session from the ska-hip hop band Babyhead.

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He's joined in the studio by the counter-tenor Iestyn Davies.

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Including highlights from Charles' recent performance with the National Youth Orchestra at Glastonbury.

207B08 LASTGeorge Fenton20070704

He's joined in the studio by film composer George Fenton, three times Oscar-nominated: for his work on Gandhi, Dangerous Liaisons and Cry Freedom.

They debate film music, and feature tracks from Craig Armstrong, Michael Nyman and Ennio Morricone.

207D0120071114

Classical conductor Charles Hazlewood returns for another series of eclectic musical exploration, joining the dots in between music of all genres.

1/6.

The theme is great voices.

Charles' guest is influential English singer songwriter Vashti Bunyan, whose 1970 debut album, Just Another Diamond Day, has become a cult classic.

Other tracks come from James Brown, Maria Callas, Tom Waits and Youssou N'Dour.

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British jazz pianist Zoe Rahman is Charles Hazlewood's guest.

Nominated for the Mercury Music prize last year, Rahman talks about her own approach to playing well-known tunes and performs some of her new compositions.

Plus tracks from Curtis Mayfield, Leonard Bernstein and John Martyn.

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Classical conductor Charles Hazlewood returns for another series of eclectic musical exploration, joining the dots in between music of all genres.

3/6.

Charles is joined by two very different guitarists - classical player Craig Ogden and rock virtuoso Nick Harper.

They talk to Charles about the versatility of their instrument and they concoct a new piece together in the studio.

Plus tracks from The Clash, the Mahotella Queens and Bach.

207D0420071205

The theme is humour in music, with a performance from The Mad Cows.

207D05Justin Adams20071212

Charles is joined by guitarist Justin Adams.

Described as the 'Ry Cooder of the UK', Adams is a renowned producer of bands like the Saharan desert blues group Tinariwen.

A close collaborator with Robert Plant, Justin talks about his music and performs tracks from his latest album.

207D06 LASTImagined Village20071219

Charles is joined by members of the Imagined Village project, which seeks to reinvent English folk music for the 21st Century.

Playing in the barn will be a stellar line up of Billy Bragg, Martin Carthy, Eliza Carthy Sheila Chandra, Sheema Mukherjee and Afro Celt Soundsystem producer Simon Emmerson.

208B01Martina Topley-bird20080630

Charles takes 'songs of innocence and experience' as his theme, looking at how singers' approaches have changed over a career.

His guest is Martina Topley-Bird, known for her collaboration with Tricky in the 90s.

208B02Westcott And Rodway *20080707

British acoustic duo Westcott and Rodway perform an unusual mixture of folk, jazz and flamenco.

208B03Joanna Mcgregor *20080714

With British pianist Joanna McGregor, playing pieces by tango composer Astor Piazzolla, Nina Simone and John Cage.

Other music includes tracks from Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Ross and Richard Strauss

208B04Jim Noir20080721

With Manchester based singer-songwriter Jim Noir, plus music from the Beach Boys, Queen and Rachmaninov.

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Classical conductor Charles Hazlewood returns for another series of eclectic musical exploration, joining the dots in between music of all genres.

5/6.

Charles is joined by British singer Adem, playing selections from his reinventions of songs from the 90s.

Plus music from The Who, Moondog and Shostakovitch.

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Classical conductor Charles Hazlewood returns for another series of eclectic musical exploration, joining the dots in between music of all genres.

6/6.

The guest is jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock.

Other selections include Bob Marley, Goldfrapp and Zoltan Kodaly