Verity Sharp introduces the 200-strong Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela with conductor
Gustavo Dudamel. Performances include
Shostakovich's 10th Symphony, symphonic dances from
Leonard Bernstein 's West Side Story and some Latin American works.
1/5. Dr lain Stewart investigates the powerful natural forces that shaped the world, starting with volcanos, probably the most important aspect of the climatic processes that ended the Ice Age. First shown on BBC2
1/3. The story of popular dance in British culture during the 20th century, beginning with a look at the impact of new dance styles in the aftermath of the First World War. The programme charts how ballroom dance developed as other movements became standardised.
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