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Birds as Musicians

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Most people agree that the songs of birds are among the most delightful sounds we hear, but are they actually ' music ' in our human sense of the word?
Joan Hall-Craggs . who makes a professional study of bird-song, and Steve Race , musician and garden bird-watcher, show us how birds employ many musical devices, sing duets and trios, and even curse when they sing a wrong note! Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)

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Unknown: Joan Hall-Craggs
Unknown: Steve Race
Producer: Dilys Breese

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