2/2. American pianist Murray Perahia - with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner - recorded in 1989 at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Charles Hazlewood discusses the work with pianist and broadcaster lain Burnside.
1/3. How animation conveyed government propaganda in an entertaining package, "selling" the Second World War and the welfare state. Following the birth of commercial TV, cartoon characters were enlisted to promote household items. Continues at the same time tomorrow.
The music magazine soon celebrates its 3,000th issue. Chrissie Hynde (also the subject of the next programme), Kaiser Chiefs, Tony Parsons , Danny Baker and Steve Lamacq recall its feuds and personalities.
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