The Power of Music 2

Spoken Word (music)

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One of the BBC's best-known journalists and presenters, James Naughtie is now is now special correspondent for BBC News. Inspired as a child by an eccentric but brilliant music teacher, he brings music to countless audiences. He presented BBC Radio 4's landmark series The Making of Music. He has introduced the Proms from the Albert Hall and opera from Covent Garden and is a regular contributor to BBC Music magazine. He is, above all, a brilliant communicator. Here he selects five pieces of music that have particular resonance for him.

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