Music Machine Megamix

Eight bumper editions of `Music Machine' presented by Verity Sharp and Tommy Pearson.


0119971206This week, Madonna - the making of an icon; the power of music in politics; and pop lyrics.
0219971213This week, Chicago, the tenor sax in jazz, and jazz compositions.
0319971220This week, 60s political trends, brass bands and Res Rocket Surfer.
0419971227This week, in at the deep end as a DJ, a record producer and a musician in a military band.
0519980103Verity Sharp and Tommy Pearson meet some of the musicians and composers who blend traditional music with more modern genres.

They find out about Bill Whelan's music for `Riverdance', dance to Scottish band Shoolgenifty's wacky rhythms, chill to the mellow jazz-influenced sounds of Corrina Hewat's clarsach, and talk to Chinese flautist Guo Yue about the influences of his music.

0619980110This week, building an organ, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Electronic Wind.
0719980117writing music to order, including music for a television drama series.
08 LAST19980124Tommy Pearson and Verity Sharp travel to Scandinavia and explore the rich musical traditions of Finland and Norway.