Horrible Histories cover the evolution of music

New CBBC special

The Horrible Histories team have released a new video to coincide with BBC Music Day.

It covers the evolution of music from rhythmic caveman drumming to One Direction in just three minutes – via Gregorian chants, symphonies, opera, blues and rock.

The clip features in the Horrible Histories: Monstrous Musicians special, which airs on CBBC at 5pm tonight.

Another clip imagines Ludwig Van Beethoven on a version of the X Factor.

Published: 15 Jun 2017

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