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Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye launch Radio 4's new weekly music programme which explores the rich web of connections in music, from Beethoven to Beyoncé.

00:42:52 2021-11-26
For the final episode of this series, Afrobeat musician Dele Sosimi and soprano Clare Norburn talk us through the importance of building a track's opening, and celebrate a visionary Abbess from the 12th century. This takes the playlist of this series to ...
00:42:51 2021-11-19
Pianist Jamie Cullum and trombonist Mark Frost join Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye in the penultimate episode of the current series as they add the next five tracks to the growing playlist. What links one of the most famous brass pieces in all opera t...
00:42:53 2021-11-12
Pianist and singer Joe Stilgoe helps Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye compile the next five tracks for the growing playlist, with musical connections taking us from a controversial singing style to the Austrian Alps. DJ and BBC Asian Network presenter S...
00:42:50 2021-11-05
Jasmin Kent Rodgman, the British/Malaysian artist and composer, joins Welsh tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones and British/Chinese artist Aowen Jin as they select and discuss the latest five tracks to be added to the weekly playlist, where each track has a musical c...
00:42:21 2021-10-29
Birmingham-based saxophonist Soweto Kinch is joined by keyboard specialist Steven Devine and percussionist Ruairi Glasheen, as Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye compile the next five tracks for their growing playlist. Last week concluded with Nina Cried ...
00:42:46 2021-10-22
Where does Dave Brubeck's celebrated 1961 classic Take Five lead us? Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye are joined by saxophonist Jess Gillam to select the next five tracks to add to the playlist. Last week's musical journey took us from the beaches of Ri...
00:41:44 2021-10-15
Picking up from Let Him Go, Let Him Tarry, the final song last week, Cerys Matthews and Jeffrey Boakye add the next five tracks to the playlist. Composer and pianist Neil Brand, this week's studio guest, alongside Brazilian guitarist Plinio Fernandes, e...
00:42:44 2021-10-08
Add to Playlist takes us on a musical journey of discovery, exploring the web of connections between tracks across the breadth of all musical styles, from pop, rock, reggae and hip-hop to classical, jazz, folk and country. Presenters Cerys Matthews and J...
00:02:45 2021-10-01
Ditch the algorithm as Cerys Matthews, Jeffrey Boakye and musical guests create a playlist exploring the rich and unexpected web of connections that link five special tracks.