The C Music Close-Up series offers you regular behind the scenes conversations with some of the artists & composers you see on the channel. These fascinating short films offer a brief insight into the creative processes that drive some of the world's most talented contemporary composers & musicians, from Bjrk to Hans Zimmer.

Click on the 'Watch' buttons below to see examples of these compelling 3-5 minute C Music Close-Up features.


Xuefei Yang

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CU1045 Classical
Xuefei Yang Close Up
Concierto de Aranjuez

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Vittorio Grigolo

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CU1041 Classical
Vittorio Grigolo The Italian Tenor
Giuseppe Verdi
The Italian Tenor

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Simone Dinnerstein

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CU1044 Classical
Simone Dinnerstein Bach: A Strange Beauty
JS Bach
Bach: A Strange Beauty

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Sarah Chang

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CU1053 Classical
Sarah Chang
Bruch, Brahms: Violin Concertos

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Seth Lakeman

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CU1000 Making the Video
Making the Video - Seth Lakeman
Seth Lakeman
Freedom Fields

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John Rutter

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CU1042 Classical
John Rutter A Song In Season
John Rutter
A Song In Season

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Howard Blake

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Francois-Xavier Roth

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CU1051 Classical
Francois Xavier Roth

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Grover Washington Jr.

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CU1001 C Music TV Close-Up
Close-Up: Grover Washington
Giuseppe Verdi
Aria

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Zbigniew Preisner

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CU1016 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Zbigniew Preisner
Zbigniew Preisner
Silence, Night and Dreams

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Yo-Yo Ma

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CU1004 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Yo-Yo Ma
Ennio Morricone
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Morricone

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Paul McCartney

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CU1017 C Music TV Close Up
Close Up: Sir Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
Standing Stone

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Simon Rattle

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CU1013 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Simon Rattle
Gustav Holst
The Planets & Asteroids

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Simon Keenlyside

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CU1023 Classical
Close Up: Simon Keenlyside
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Hans Zimmer
Sherlock Holmes
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CU1024 Cinematic
Close Up: Sherlock Holmes
Hans Zimmer
Sherlock Holmes: Soundtrack

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Scala

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CU1011 C Music TV Close Up
Close Up: Scala
Scala
Paper Planes

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Rosey Chan

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CU1046 Classical
Close Up: Rosey Chan
One

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Rosey Chan

CU1019 C Music TV Close Up
Close Up: Rosey Chan
Philip Glass


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Patrick Hawes

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CU1048 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Patrick Hawes
Patrick Hawes
Fair Albion

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Nigel Kennedy

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CU1002 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Nigel Kennedy
JS Bach
Kennedy plays Bach

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Nicola Benedetti

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CU1009 C Music TV Close Up
Close Up: Nicola Benedetti
Vaughan Williams
Vaughan Williams & Tavener

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Mayuko Kamio

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CU1018 C Music TV Close Up
Close Up: Mayuko Kamio
Georges Bizet
In Recital

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Maxim Vengerov

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CU1007 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Maxim Vengerov
Maxim Vengerov
Vengerov & Virtuosi

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Maria Callas

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CU1003 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Maria Callas
Gaetano Donizetti
Maria Callas 100 Best Classics

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Leif Ove Andsnes

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CU1015 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Leif Ove Andsnes
Ludwig van Beethoven
The Beethoven Journey

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Katherine Jenkins

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CU1026 Interview
Close Up: Katherine Jenkins (Full Interview)
Believe

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Katherine Jenkins

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CU1022 C Music Close Up
Close Up: Katherine Jenkins
Believe

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Kate Royal

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CU1014 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Kate Royal
Léo Delibes
Kate Royal

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Joyce DiDonato

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CU1029 Classical
Close Up: Joyce DiDonato
Gioachino Rossini
Colbran: The Muse

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Hans Zimmer
Gladiator
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CU1025 Cinematic
Close Up: Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
Gladiator Soundtrack

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FUSE

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CU1028 Crossover
Close Up: FUSE Debut Album
Fuse

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FUSE

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CU1010 C Music TV Close Up
Close Up: FUSE
Andreas Johnson
Fuse

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David Garrett

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CU1006 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: David Garrett
Ennio Morricone
Free

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Daniel Hope

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CU1047 Classical
Close Up: Daniel Hope
The Romantic Violinist

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Daniel Barenboim
Copying Beethoven
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CU1008 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Daniel Barenboim
Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven

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Craig Armstrong

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CU1012 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Craig Armstrong
Craig Armstrong
Memory Takes My Hand

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Chris Coco

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CU1005 C Music TV Close-Up
Close Up: Coco & Puttnam
Sacha Puttnam
Remasterpiece

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Amy Dickson

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CU1027 Classical
Close Up: Amy Dickson
Philip Glass
Glass, Tavener & Nyman

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2Cellos

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CU1052 Crossover
Close Up : 2Cellos
2Cellos

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James Horner
A Beautiful Mind

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Classic BRITS 2011
James Horner

Beautiful Mind Soundtrack


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Rob Dougan

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HL0711 Classical
C Music TV July Highlights 2011
Rob Dougan
Furious Angels

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Nino Gvetadze

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CU1055 Classical
C Music TV Close Up with Nino Gvetadze
Franz Liszt

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Angela Gheorghiu

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CU1056 Classical
C Music TV Close Up with Angela Gheorghiu
Homage to Maria Callas

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Blake

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CU1049 C Music TV Close Up
C Music TV Close Up - Blake
Blake
Together

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Alain Lefevre

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CU1043 Classical
Alain Lefèvre
André Mathieu Concerto No. 4

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