On David Mellor's Sunday show this week

David Mellor explores the relationship between folk music and the classical composer.

16 March 2014

This week, David Mellor digs deep into the archives to uncover the longstanding historical relationship between folk and classical music.  

Join him as he explores why composers such as Gustav Holst (pictured) and Ralph Vaughan Williams took inspiration from folk themes, to create their own wonderful works. 

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