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Thread #122270   Message #2679788
Posted By: GUEST,Chris Walshaw
14-Jul-09 - 06:57 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio 4 features abc
Subject: BBC Radio 4 features abc
BBC Radio 4 is shortly to broadcast a programme about abc and its impact on the world of traditional music.

Entitled "From Dots to Download", the programme documents the use of abc music notation in the rediscovery of old manuscript tune-books from the 18th and 19th centuries.

The programme goes out on 21st July at 1.30pm and will be available to listen again for 7 days after the broadcast from:

It features interviews with Chris Walshaw, inventor of abc, and members of the Village Music Project team and is presented by singer and musician, Tim van Eyken.