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LW: Victor Hochhauser

this evening (sunday 7th), 8.43-8.48pm (repeated from 4.15pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

victor hochhauser cbe, b. 27.3.1923, d. 23.3.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

“The impresario Victor Hochhauser, who specialised in bringing top Russian artists to the UK.”

including interview with …

• music critic norman lebrecht

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Raving in Palestine

BBC bias: BBC News presents a completely one-sided programme on “Palestinian identity freedom and resistance”, with multiple references to apartheid and human rights.

saturday 9th february, 4.30-4.55am (repeated 9.30pm), on bbc news tv
raving in palestine (filmed produce and directed by sebastien rabas) (in the our world series)

including contributions from …
odai masri of oddz
sama’ abdulhadi of sama’
laith al bandak of nrd
bruno cruz, and walaa sbait, of ministry of dub-key
al nather, shab jdeed, and makimakkuk, of blinm
sana jammelieh of sana jam

“This film follows Palestinian DJs producers and musicians as they redefine Palestinian identity freedom and resistance through music.”
“Our World spent the New Year party season in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Haifa documenting the personal views of young Palestinians on the Israeli occupation, and how it impacts their music.
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Today: Auschwitz music

this morning (monday 3rd), 8.08-8.10am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Music arranged [but not written] by Polish prisoners at Auschwitz is being heard again for the first time since the Second World War. Professor Patricia Hall of the Univesity of Michigan found the handwritten sheet music in the archives at the former concentration camp in Poland.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter charlotte gallagher
(see also https://www.apnews.com/b9d7922a834f492cace3eee274987efc)
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Today: The Gaza piano

this morning (thursday 8th), 6.46-6.51am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.19pm friday on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“A rare public performance has taken place in the Gaza strip. The is only one grand piano in Gaza, and it has been played in its first concert after it was completely restored. The work, first documented by the BBC three years ago, now completed, was led by a charity that supports musicians in areas of conflict.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• pianist sara akel, 17
lukas pairon, founder of the music fund
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32042375 and https://www.facebook.com/events/570559980040688/)

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Newshour: Palestinian music

this afternoon (monday 22nd), 2.55-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“The Palestinian music group Le Trio Joubran discuss their new album.
“We dedicated this track to the four kids who were killed in Gaza beach, bombed by the Israelis.”

including interview by bbc reporter martin bennard with …
• band member adnan joubran
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Bartok, Beethoven, Szymanowski

yesterday morning (sunday 16th), 1.00-3.00am, on bbc radio 3
bartok, beethoven and szymanowski (presented by john shea) (in the through the night series) includes …

”The 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Poland and Israel, marked by a concert given by Israel Camerata Jerusalem.”

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GSJ: Bernstein 100

tomorrow night (sunday 26th), 12.00-1.00am, on bbc radio 3
bernstein 100 (presented by geoffrey smith) (in the geoffrey smith’s jazz series)

“On the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, Geoffrey Smith salutes his contributions to the jazz repertoire, with performances from such Bernstein classics as West Side Story by the likes of Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Tony Bennett, and Sarah Vaughan.”
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