Wednesday, 11 December 2013

The Beatles - 20th Century Greats

An in-depth analysis of The Beatles' work by the classical composer Howard Goodall

Aired in November 2004

"Howard is an EMMY, BRIT and BAFTA award-winning composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores, and a distinguished broadcaster. In recent years he has been England's first ever National Ambassador for Singing, the Classical Brit Composer of the Year and Classic FM's Composer-in-Residence. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2011 New Year Honours for services to music education."

More info on the series here.
Not what you wanted? Well here's something for the more-than-casual fan, it's Priscilla Presley and Jerry Schilling discussing the time when the Beatles came to visit Elvis. The fun starts at 4:45.

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