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Singing the Poetry

on BBC Radio 2

Radio 2 Arts Programme Some of our best-known poems have come down to us as song-settings, but what makes a poem
"settable"? What attracts composers to certain poems and not to others? Sean
Street investigates with the help of composers Michael Hurd , Trevor Hold and Douglas Coombes , singer-songwriter Michael Dawney and poet Brian Hinton. Producer Stella Hanson

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Hurd
Singer:
Douglas Coombes
Songwriter:
Michael Dawney
Unknown:
Brian Hinton.
Producer:
Stella Hanson

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