Dame Kiri Te Kanawa presents her favourite classics. In the sixth of eight programmes, she explores some classical works used in films like
Apocalypse Now, Brief
Encounter and Philadelphia. Also included are excerpts from original film scores by Max Steiner ,
Bernard Herrmann and John Williams.
Dame Kiri Te
The Organist Entertains
The latest music news and information, plus standards, pops and classics from the popular organ and keyboard world. Also John Leeming with details of refurbishments in the theatre organ world. PHONE [number removed] for programme information and details of organ clubs and societies
Tony Robinson tells the story of the Unknown Soldier, buried in Westminster Abbey on Armistice Day 1920, and of the events surrounding the original armistice that ended the First World War 80 years ago. With poetry and letters read by Michael Sheen. Producer Ruth Prince
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Russell Davies presents a seven-part series celebrating one of the major songwriting talents of this century.
2: Don't Fence Me In. This programme charts Porter's transition from boyhood in Peru, Indiana, to manhood and the high life.
Featuring contributions from Patti Lupone , George Melly , Don Black and Steve Ross , and recordings - vintage and modern - of many of Porter's songs.
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