BBC Radio 3 "The Music Machine", 1990s
Andrew Downes, Head of Composition and Creative Studies at Birmingham Conservatoire is interviewed on BBC Radio 3's "The Music Machine" on texture in music. He goes through the development of Classical Music from Gregorian Chant through to 20th Century complex music, comparing this with music from around the world.
BBC Radio WM, 1990s
Andrew Downes is interviewed on Radio WM in the 1990s about his compositional process, influences, travels and love of music from around the world.
BBC Midlands Today, 1982
Andrew Downes is interviewed on Midlands Today about the premiere of his children's opera, Odysseus and the Cyclops, at Rugby School.