Sounding The Soul



In the third of four programmes, architect Daniel Libeskind explores the place of music in his spiritual life. Educated as a concert pianist, Libeskind considers music's power in affirming his national identity, and discusses its place in helping us to come to terms with horrific events in history, the same events which led to his designs for the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the Freedom Tower to be built at New York's Ground Zero. His music choices include piano music by Chopin, Yehudi Menuhin playing Bloch's Violin Concerto and the remarkable sound of traditional Inuit singing games.


In the last of the series about the place of music in our spiritual lives, former leader of the Medici Quartet Paul Robertson explores music's capacity to promote wellbeing.