Music Makers (radio): Grand Tour of Europe

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started22nd Sep 1976
ended1st Dec 1976
last rpt29th Nov 1978
3 school years
duration20 mins
subject đŸŽ¶MusicMusic
age rangeAge 10-12Age 9-11 & Age 11-13
languageenIn English
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Grand Tour of Europe is a unit of the BBC schools radio series Music Makers from the 1970s, covering music for primary and secondary school pupils.

A light-hearted visit to seven countries of Europe, with a poem and a song for each one.

Termly wallchart listing, 1976


  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Rhine
  • Clog Dance
  • The Street-singer
  • Habanera
  • Italians Are Musical
  • The Waltz


Radio Times listing, 1976


Introduced by Ian Humphris
Mari Griffith
Grand Tour of Europe written by John Yeoman
Music by Pamela Verrall
Producer Peter Hutchings


The unit was accompanied by the usual pupils' pamphlet and teachers' notes.


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