181 June 22: Bannockburn Begins2014-06-26 08:41:00
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182 Sunday Feature: Dennis Potter2014-06-15 18:00:00
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183 Sonic Art Boom2014-06-08 18:30:00
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184 Sunday Feature: Dylan Thomas the Radio Poet2014-05-04 18:45:00
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185 Sunday Feature: Educating Isaac2014-04-28 16:36:00
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186 Sunday Feature:Merchant Ivory2014-04-06 21:00:00
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187 Sunday Feature: Music and the Jews (3/3)2014-03-23 19:30:00
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Sunday Feature: Music and the Jews (3/3)

Norman Lebrecht presents the last of three programmes examining the complex relationship between music and Jewish identity. Spanning thousands of years, from King David and the creation of the Psalms, to composers writing today including Steve Reich and Robert Saxton, Norman uncovers a wealth of fascinating stories about the role music has played at some of the key points in Jewish history. Taking as his starting point the moment at which the Jews were finally able to enter the Western classical music tradition in a professional capacity, in today's programme Norman investigates the idea of a "Jewish thumbprint" in the music of Mendelssohn and others. Leading Israeli composer Noam Sheriff and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas talk about why Mahler's Jewishness speaks so strongly to them through his symphonies, and Michael Grade explains how the Jewish art of being one step ahead impacted so strongly on the entertainment industry in the twentieth century.…read more

188 Music and the Jews (2/3)2014-03-20 16:00:00
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189 Music and the Jews (1/3)2014-03-19 16:00:00
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191 Somme2014-01-05 19:30:00
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192 Anything But Banal - the Fascination of the Villain2014-01-03 17:55:00
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194 The Invisible Theatre2013-12-08 18:15:00
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195 Sunday Feature: 1 December 2013 - Ken Adam Profile2013-12-03 16:45:00
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196 Albert Camus: Inside the Outsider2013-11-03 18:45:00
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197 Sunday Feature - Production Line Living2013-10-27 18:45:00
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198 Sound of Cinema: Composing for Hollywood2013-09-23 14:08:00
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199 Significant Others ep 22013-07-15 11:20:00
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