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Posts tagged ‘Jewish music’

Sunday: Jewish music

this morning (sunday 17th), 7.26-7.33am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Trevor Barnes explores the history of Jewish musicians, composers and religious singers through an exhibition of their vinyl recordings at the Jewish Museum in London.”

including contributions from …
* exhibition curator joanne rosenthal
• oral historian alan dein
zoe jacobs, cantor at finchley reform synagogue
• museum director abigail morris (more…)

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Sasha’s song

tomorrow morning (tuesday 6th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
sasha’s song

“As the Moscow Jewish Acapella Choir marks its 25th anniversary, Monica Whitlock hears its story and encounters Sasha’s world.
In a rapidly changing Russia, Sasha Tsaliuk continues to fight for the existence of his beloved choir.

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Music and the Jews

this evening (monday 24th), and the following two mondays, 10.00-10.45pm (repeated from 6.45pm on sunday), on bbc radio 3 (repeated from march 2014)
music and the jews:
1. i’ve heard there was a secret chord
2. there’s a place for us (women)
3. it ain’t necessarily so

Spanning thousands of years, from King David and the creation of the Psalms, to composers writing today including Steve Reich and Robert Saxton, Norman Lebrecht uncovers a wealth of fascinating stories about the role music has played at some of the key points in Jewish history.”

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Music and the Jews

the last three sunday evenings (9th 16th and 23rd march), 6.45-7.30pm, on bbc radio 3
music and the jews:
1. i’ve heard there was a secret chord
2. there’s a place for us (women)
3. it ain’t necessarily so (more…)

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