Gregory begins his exploration of the singing voice by looking at how opera, gospel, falsetto and the modern melisma have produced showstopping performances that have shaped modern music.

Director:

John Williams

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Porter Gregory Porter ... Himself - Presenter
Aldo Mancusi Aldo Mancusi ... Himself - President of the Enrico Caruso Museum of America
Stephen Costello Stephen Costello ... Himself - Tenor
Clarke Peters ... Himself - Actor
Ledisi Young ... Herself - Singer and Actress (as Ledisi)
Fredara Hadley Fredara Hadley ... Herself - Jazz Professor
Dave Grohl ... Himself - Foo Fighters
Adam Lambert ... Himself - Lead Singer with Queen
Josh Homme ... Himself - Queens of the Stone Age (as Joshua Homme)
Annie Ross ... Herself - Jazz Singer
Lenny Kaye Lenny Kaye ... Himself - Musician & Author
George Benson ... Himself
Emma Smith Emma Smith ... Herself - Jazz Singer
Beck ... Himself
Nelson George Nelson George ... Himself - Author
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Storyline

Gregory begins his exploration of the singing voice by looking at how opera, gospel, falsetto and the modern melisma have produced showstopping performances that have shaped modern music.

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Official Sites:

BBC Four [United Kingdom]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2017 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

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BBC Music, BBC Studios See more »
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Stereo | Mono (archive footage)

Color:

Color | Black and White (archive footage)
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Soundtracks

Just a Closer Walk with Thee
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Mahalia Jackson
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