• Summary

  • Join David Walliams as he goes on a marvellous musical journey of discovery and meets some of the most famous names from the history of music – from Ludwig ‘Grumpy’ van Beethoven to 19th-century rock star Franz Liszt. (Please note no composers were harmed in the making of this podcast).
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Episodes
  • Jan 20 2019
    Subscribe now to get every episode of David Walliams’ Marvellous Musical podcast as soon as it’s released. Now, where did we leave that theremin…?
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    1 min
  • Feb 3 2019
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: You might well have heard of Mozart – but did you know he had a really rude sense of humour? Or that he owned a pet starling? In the first episode, David meets one of the most famous composers of all time… and has a bit of a run in with a music professor. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/curator/classic-fm/1211395150 Music from: Mozart: The Magic Flute – Bayerischen Staatsoper/Wolfgang Sawallisch (Warner); Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro – Collegium Vocale Gent, Concerto Köln/René Jacobs (Harmonia Mundi); Mozart: Symphony No.41 ‘Jupiter’ – Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner (Warner); Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 – Murray Perahia, English Chamber Orchestra (Sony); Mozart: Clarinet Concerto – Martin Fröst, Amsterdam Sinfonietta/Peter Oundjian (BIS); Mozart: Eine kleine nachtmusik – Camerata Nordica/Terje Tønnesen (BIS); Mozart: Piano Sonata No.11 ‘Alla turca’ – Fazil Say (Warner); Wagner: Wedding March from Lohengrin – Bayreuth Festival/Andris Nelsons (Opus Arte); Mozart: La finta semplice – Jeremy Ovenden, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Jonathan Cohen (Signum Classics); Mozart: Don Giovanni – MusicAeterna/Teodor Currentzis (Sony); Allegri: Miserere – Tenebrae/Nigel Short (Signum); Mozart: Requiem – Freiburger Barockorchester, RIAS Kammerchor/René Jacobs (Harmonia Mundi)
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    18 mins
  • Feb 4 2019
    Franz Liszt was music’s first true rock star, baby. Join David Walliams as he enrols in Liszt’s school of cool, and discovers what it really means to rock, old school. Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/curator/classic-fm/1211395150 Music from: Liszt: La Campanella – Ji Liu (Classic FM); Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 – Georges Cziffra (Warner); Liszt: Liebesträum – Ji Liu (Classic FM); Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No.1 – Leif Ove Andsnes (Warner); Liszt: Transcendental Studies – Yevgeny Sudbin (BIS); Liszt: Totentanz – Louis Lortie, Residentie Orchestra The Hague/George Pehlivanian (Chandos); Liszt: Un sospiro – Leslie Howard (Hyperion)
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    19 mins

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Fun way to learn some new stuff.

This is my first podcast and I found it very funny, entertaining, and interesting. David Walliams is a great speaker and entertainer.

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  • 12-21-21

Love it!

Me and my sisters love this podcast. As well as it being factual it is also a great laugh. Good for all ages and is very good for after a long day of school.

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  • 12-12-21

funny for all ages i live it

i really enjoyed this story it was easy to listen to and really enjoyable i would defiantly recommend this book

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  • 12-01-21

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  • 11-20-21

I love you books David wallioms

Please make mor books and make them free on aribak from Reagan please ok bye

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  • 09-26-21

love John Williams

Really enjoyed a fun window into the creative process. How John Williams keeps knocking it out of park again and again, with such extremes as Star Wars and Superman,to Harry Potter and Schindlers List, is just amazing and awe inspiring. Thank you maestro!

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  • 07-31-22

David walliams podcast

so funny and David Walliams adds a funny twist. I was never very interested in music but David makes it really fun and interesting.

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