All Classical Music Explained

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Rainer Hersch finally explains why concerts cost a fortune, and how to fall asleep at them and look like you're still listening.

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Rainer Hersch finally explains why concerts cost a fortune, and how to fall asleep at them and look like you're still listening.

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20050224 (BBC7)Rainer Hersch gives us a brief history of some of the most prominent musicians. Episode 2 of 6.
20050225 (BBC7)Rainer Hersch gives us a brief history of some of the most prominent musicians. Episode 2 of 6.
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Rainer Hersch reveals how 'Cosi Fan Tutte' is actually about TV chefs and the truth about Handel's 'Messiah'. From October 1998.

Rainer Hersch reveals how 'Cosi Fan Tutte' is actually about TV chefs.

Find out why Cosi Fan Tutte is really about TV chefs and why there are only seven words in Handel's Messiah. Episode 1 of 6.

Find out why Cosí Fan Tutte is really about TV chefs and why there are only seven words in Handel's Messiah. Episode 1 of 6.

Rainer Hersch, with the help of Richard Thomas and guests, finally reveals why organ music is so boring. Episode 1 of 6

Rainer Hersch reveals how to clap in the wrong places at concerts and look like you did it on purpose.

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01 OF 6.Opera20050907 (BBC7)
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Find out why Cosí Fan Tutte is really about TV chefs and why there are only seven words in Handel's Messiah. Episode 1 of 6.
02The History Of Music20040610 (BBC7)
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Rainer Hersch's comedic tour of our melodic past. With the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble and Richard Thomas. From October 1998.

Rainer Hersch's comedic tour of our melodic past. With the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble.

Rainer Hersch's tour of our melodic past, featuring some announcer bloopers from Radio 3.

Rainer Hersch gives us a brief history of some of the most prominent musicians. Episode 2 of 6.

Classical music is 'music without drums'. Rainer Hersch reveals more. Episode 2 of 6.

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0320090117 (BBC7)The Orchestra

. Rainer Hersch assembles the largest collection of stylophones in one building.

03The Orchestra20050303 (BBC7)
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Rainer Hersch assembles the largest collection of stylophones in one building.

In a unique performance, Rainer Hersch assembles the largest collection of stylophones in one building. From October 1998.

Rainer Hersch gives his own point of view on how the orchestra works. Episode 3 of 6.

Rainer gives his own point of view on how the orchestra works. Episode 3 of 6.

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Rainer Hersch investigates the Master of the Baroque and his Big Boomy Special Effects.

Rainer Hersch investigates the Master of the Baroque and his Big Boomy Special Effects. With Wayne Marshall. From November 1998.

Rainer Hersch investigates the Master of the Baroque and the theme to Ski Sunday. With special guest Wayne Marshall. Episode 4 of 6.

Rainer Hersch investigates the Master of the Baroque, and the theme to Ski Sunday... With special guest Wayne Marshall.

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05The World's Most Beautiful Music20040624 (BBC7)
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Rainer Hersch brings you Bruch's Violin Concerto (frequently) and 'Shine 2'. From Nov 1998

With Alistair McGowan.

From November 1998.

Rainer Hersch and Alistair McGowan bring you Bruch's Violin Concerto (frequently), and All Classic-FM. Episode 5 of 6.

Rainer Hersch and Alistair McGowan bring you Bruch's Violin Concerto (frequently), All Classic-FM, and Shine 2. Episode 5 of 6.

Rainer Hersch is joined by impressionist Alistair McGowan.

Rainer Hersch attempts to show all of the world's most beautiful music ever made in just 28 minutes, ably assisted by Alistair McGowan.

Rainer attempts to show all of the world's most beautiful music ever made in just 28 minutes, ably assisted by Alistair McGowan.

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Rainer Hersch explains the cost of concerts - and how to fall asleep subtly.

Rainer Hersch explains the cost of concerts - and how to fall asleep and look like you're still listening. From November 1998.

Rainer Hersch finally explains why concerts cost a fortune and how to fall asleep at them and look like you're still listening. Episode 6 of 6.

Rainer Hersch finally explains why concerts cost a fortune, and how to fall asleep at them and look like you're still listening. Episode 6 of 6.

Rainer Hersch finally explains why concerts cost a fortune and how to fall asleep at them.

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