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MM: Bernstein 100

tomorrow afternoon (saturday 25th), 12.15-1.00pm (repeated 10.00pm monday), on bbc radio 3
bernstein 100 (presented by tom service) (in the music matters series)

“Tom Service travels to New York City to discover Bernstein’s musical and social legacy, visiting key places where Bernstein lived and worked, and uncovering the modern-day musicians, institutions and ensembles who are working towards goals he championed as a musician, communicator and humanitarian.
Including interviews with • his daughter Jamie Bernstein, New York Philharmonic CEO • Deborah Borda, and conductors • Michael Tilson Thomas and • Joshua Weilerstein.”

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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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