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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
02-Apr-24 - 04:49 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2024
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2024
Saturday 13.03 BBC Radio 3 Music Matters The Land Without Music?

06 April 2024 13.03 Music Fit for a King and a Nation
Richard Morrison explores the sumptuous showcase of British music at King Charles III's coronation in May last year, in a post-pandemic climate faced with financial challenges.

13 April 2024 13.03 Grass Roots and Folk Revivals
Richard Morrison delves into the unique character of British music, from the folk-infused music of Vaughan Williams to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's Hiawatha and music today. He explores the role of the folk-music revival of composers like Vaughan Williams, Holst and Delius in strengthening Britain's musical culture after an apparent dearth of compositional activity after Purcell, and explores our national musical identity today, both classical and folk.

Richard talks to some of the main players on the British music scene today, including Nicola Benedetti, Martyn Brabbins, Evelyn Glennie, Darren Henley, Gavin Higgins, Sam Lee, James MacMillan, Stephen Maddock, Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason, Gillian Moore, Chi-chi Nwanoku, David Pickard and Judith Weir.

20 April 2024 13.03 Edinburgh International Festival 1947
Richard Morrison explores the strength of Britain on the international music scene.