This podcast from the Sounds Interesting series takes rats as its theme, a topic that, perhaps surprisingly, has caught the attention of composers across the world and down the ages.
Links to the music featured in this podcast:
Robert Jager: The Pied Piper of Hamelin (9.70023)
Anon: The Famous Ratcatcher (8.557672)
Ruth Crawford Seeger: Rat Riddles (8.559197)
Benjamin Britten: Our Hunting Fathers (8.557206)
Chiayu: 12 Signs (8.559713)