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Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason won BBC Young Musician in 2016 and performed at last year’s royal wedding. Pauline Harding witnesses him in his role as an ambassador for an educational music charity, and speaks to him about his short but intense career so far
The 19th century witnessed a thriving double bass making scene in the Manchester area of England. This northern school, which had its own distinct style points, flourished for a longer time than its southern counterpart, as Thomas Martin, Martin Lawrence and George Martin explain
From the cellist Katie De La Mare (performer on this video): ‘So I’m stuck in a room with a cello and a bunch of puppets. This was only a matter of time… 😂 (Thanks to Roxanne Scott for filming and screaming!)’ Songs played: Theme from Jaws Tarantella by W. ...