The Making of Music: Volumes One & Two: A BBC Radio Production

Version: Unabridged
Author: James Naughtie
Narrator: James Naughtie
Genres: History
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
Published In: September 2009
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 12 hours
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James Naughtie traces the history of 1,000 years of classical music in this landmark BBC Radio series. Broadcaster and music enthusiast James Naughtie uncovers the roots of our music and explores its historical context. His journey reveals how composers and performers, princes and patrons, and the chance happenings of the past have built a classical tradition that is the soundtrack to our history.

Author Details

Author Details

Naughtie, James

Educated at Aberdeen and Syracuse Universities, James Naughtie has worked for the Washington Post and The Guardian. Since 1994, he has been a radio and news presenter of the Today program, on the BBC 4 radio network. He is the author of The Accidental American: Tony Blair and the Presidency. The Madness of July is his first novel.