OU on the BBC: Symphony
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Symphony on TV
Symphony is a four-part series which explores the most exalted and influential idea in Western Classical music and, for the first time, demonstrated the surprising way in which it has shaped us and our modern world. Presented by Simon Russell Beale, you can read more about the episodes on the BBC's Symphony pages.
Below, you can explore articles and videos about the symphony and notable figures in its history, and see how you can develop your interest in music with the Open University.