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188 The Devastation of British Art2014-08-08 20:30:00
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192 June 22: Bannockburn Begins2014-06-26 08:41:00
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193 Sunday Feature: Dennis Potter2014-06-15 18:00:00
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194 Sonic Art Boom2014-06-08 18:30:00
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195 Sunday Feature: Dylan Thomas the Radio Poet2014-05-04 18:45:00
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196 Sunday Feature: Educating Isaac2014-04-28 16:36:00
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197 Sunday Feature:Merchant Ivory2014-04-06 21:00:00
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198 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

199 Music and the Jews (2/3)2014-03-20 16:00:00
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200 Music and the Jews (1/3)2014-03-19 16:00:00
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