Performing Art

Eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection.

Episodes

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19990730

The first of eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection. In this conversation, Christopher Cook and Rowan Watson examine fragments from a 14th-century Venetian illuminated choir book.

01Angel Flight19990723

In this conversation recorded at the V and A just before Monday's lunchtime chamber music Prom, Christopher Cook talks to Paul Greenhalgh about `Angel Flight' by Michael Flynn.

03Lamentation19990806

The third of eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection. Christopher Cook talks to Malcolm Baker about `Lamentation', a bronze relief by Donatello.

04Fall Of Phaeton19990812

The fourth of eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection.

Christopher Cook talks to Malcolm Baker about `Fall of Phaeton', a sculpture by Lefevre.

05Edible Papers1999081919990820

The fifth of eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection. Christopher Cook talks to Rowan Watson about John Cage's `Edible Papers'.

06Chaise Longue19990827

The sixth of eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection. Christopher Cook talks to Sorrel Hershberg about Le Corbusier's `Chaise longue'.

07Glass Vase19990903

Christopher Cook talks to Paul Greenhalgh about Galle's `Glass Vase'.

08Lady19990910

The last of eight talks focusing on a particular art object in the Victoria and Albert Museum which has a musical connection. Christopher Cook talks to Sorrel Hershberg about Koloman Moser's `Lady's Writing Desk and Writing Chair'.

01Bullet20000720

The first of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Christopher Cook talks to Fiona Lesley about a 1940 Fada `Bullet' radio in the museum's collection.

0620000824

The sixth in a series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

08 LAST20000907

The last in a series of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music.

Christopher Cook talks to David Crowley about a 1923 plate designed by Samokhvalov and made at the State Porcelain Factory in Leningrad.