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Posted By: FreddyHeadey
26-Nov-18 - 03:37 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio 4 features abc
Subject: RE: BBC Radio 4 features abc
From Dots to Downloads - Tune-Books on the Web

broadcast & available for 30 days :
July 2009
May 2015
November 2018

Tim van Eyken, award-winning young singer and squeezebox player, reveals how today's musicians are rediscovering 'tune books', small manuscript books of music that were in use from the late-17th to the mid-19th century.

They are now sharing them, in the way that musicians always have, but nowadays online, so that all over the world, people are playing these tunes once again in an ongoing global virtual session.

Thomas Hardy
Quite a long section talking with Chris Walshaw about abc.
Joseph Barnes
Benjamin Rose
William Winter
John Clare
Frances Priddeaux

here's the link again 

bbc iPlayer Radio app 
(then click the '+' on the programme's web page
    then on the app click 
            Menu > My Radio > Listen Later)