The dance critic Ismene Brown joins Geoffrey Smith to explore the origins of dance, and how the dance hall moved into the theatre and the ballroom to the concert hall.
Other themes for the afternoon include the dance and Nationalism, and what George Bernard Shaw described as "a vertical expression of a horizontal desire"!
Weber: Invitation to the Dance
Warlock: Capriol Suite
Rameau: Les Fêtes d'Hebe - La Danse
Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Plus dance music by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Scott Joplin, Piazzolla and many others.