The Rest Is Noise - Listening To The 20th Century

Julian Rhind Tutt reads from music critic Alex Ross's history of 20th-century music.

Episodes

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01*20090112

The last of the old guard or the first of the new: Strauss, Mahler and Salome.

0220090113

Kurt Weill and the story of Mack the Knife and Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

0320090114

The Beatles and Stockhausen - and how he ended up on the cover of Sgt Pepper's.

0420090115

The psychological realism of Peter Grimes and Britten's relationship with Peter Pears.

05 LAST20090116

John Cage, John Adams and the birth of political opera with Nixon in China.