22 Jun 2014

Saïd on Music and Silence

From The Sunday Feature, 7:00 pm on 22 June 2014
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim Photo: CC BY-SA 3.0


In a 1997 essay Edward Saïd explored the development of Western Classical Music from Beethoven through Wagner to Schoenberg and beyond.

John Drummond explores Said's stimulating and controversial ideas.