The Sound + the Fury repeated on BBC4

If you didn’t catch the The Sound + the Fury the first time round, it’s being repeated (starting tonight at 7.30pm on BBC4).

The three-part series is a collaboration between BBC4 and the OU’s Music Department, and tells the story of modernism in the 20th Century. It features a number of newly-recorded interviews with composers – including Boulez, Birtwistle, Maxwell Davies, Pärt, Reich, Glass, Adams, Benjamin, and Tavener – and also discusses music by Schoenberg, Webern, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Varèse, Messiaen, Stockhausen, Nono, Xenakis, Ligeti, Cage, and Feldman (among others). Commentators include Erik Levi, Marina Frolova-Walker, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Tom Service

About Ben Winters

Ben Winters is a Senior Lecturer in Music.
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