How Music Works – Howard Goodall’s TV series.

A TV series on ‘How Music Works, from Howard Goodall , the excellent musician and communicator.

15 parts of 9 minutes each – which will play continuously if you let the video carry on. (A few episodes are missing, due to copyright issues).

Howard Goodall explains and demonstrates how music works, using examples from many different styles of song.


RHYTHM. Rhythms to make you dance, rhythms to make you relax. Pulse, tempo, accent, syncopation and cross rhythms, leading on to swing, rap, African and Cuban rhythms.


The friendly Birmingham choir singing the world's best choral music.