From Cave to Cavern: The History of Percussion Instruments

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The remarkable history of percussion instruments is traced through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the Classical Period. Hosted by James Blades, consultant Professor of Percussion at the University of Surrey.

  • Varese: Ionisation
  • Tchaikovsky: Fantasy-Overture-Romeo and Juliet
  • Britten: Noye's Fludde
  • Bach: Christmas Oratorio
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 7 in E minor
  • Verdi: Requiem
  • Walton: First Symphony in Bb minor
  • El Serranito:Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
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