Sounds Of Dance

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Former Royal Ballet principal dancer Deborah Bull meets four choreographers to explore the process of combining music and dance.

Today's guest is Siobhan Davies.

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Deborah Bull invites four choreographers to discuss their relationship to music, and its place in their lives and work.

In this second programme, David Bintley, Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, discusses his first choreographing experience, how he works with composers and what he has learnt from Duke Ellington.

We hear a selection of music from Stravinsky, Walton, Paul Reade, and Carl Orff.

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The third in the series where former Royal Ballet principal dancer Deborah Bull invites a wide range of choreographers to discuss with her their relationship to music, in their lives, and work.

In this programme Deborah travels to New York to visit Antonio Cervila Junior.

Together they explore how tango makes a choreographer of every dancer, and his mission to put tango on a world-wide stage.

We hear music ranging from Osvaldo Pugliese, and Astor Piazzolla, to Juan de Dios Filiberto, and the Gotan Project.

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The final programme in the series where Deborah Bull invites a range of choreographers to discuss their relationship to music, and its place in their lives and work.

In this programme Deborah talks to Shobana Jeyasingh to find out how growing up in a 'world of hymns' together with a background in Classical Indian music have inspired her unique looking choreography.

We hear music from Michael Nyman, Louis Couperin, Kevin Volans and Ilayaraja.