Music evolves. Each new style inspires another. We can reach back to the dawn of recorded music in the 1870s, but sometimes songwriters go much further – deep into the classical period of 1750 to 1820.
You’ll be surprised how many bits of classical music find their way into rock and pop.
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Richard is a writer, podcaster, radio and TV broadcaster, an editor, and a lover of music. He tells the stories of how great songs are made, and of the people who make them.