Classical City To City

Tim Minchin explores the histories of some of the most musical cities in the world, homes to the greatest composers who ever lived.

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Tim Minchin explores the histories of some of the most musical cities in the world, homes to the greatest composers who ever lived.

1/4. Tim looks at Venice, which for centuries was the most important musical centre in Europe. With the stunning St Mark's Basilica as its focal point, Venice became the centre for music publishing early in the 16th century and composers flocked to the city. Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Galuppi and Vivaldi are all names synonymous with the pomp and power of Venetian music.

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Tim Minchin explores the histories of some of the most musical cities in the world, homes to the greatest composers who ever lived.

2/4. Vienna

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3/4. Tim Minchin explores the histories of some of the most musical cities in the world, homes to the greatest composers who ever lived.

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Tim Minchin explores the histories of some of the most musical cities in the world, homes to the greatest composers who ever lived.

4/4: London

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Tim looks at Venice, which for centuries was the most important musical centre in Europe.

With the stunning St Mark's Basilica as its focal point, Venice became the centre for music publishing early in the 16th century and composers flocked to the city.

Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Galuppi and Vivaldi are all names synonymous with the pomp and power of Venetian music.

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Tim looks at Venice, which for centuries was the most important musical centre in Europe.

With the stunning St Mark's Basilica as its focal point, Venice became the centre for music publishing early in the 16th century and composers flocked to the city.

Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Galuppi and Vivaldi are all names synonymous with the pomp and power of Venetian music.

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