4/4. Clarke Peters pays tribute to charismatic showman, jazz band leader, singer, stage star and radio personality Cab Calloway (1907-94), whose hi-de-ho scat singing has influenced jazz artists like Fats Waller as well as today's rap acts. This final edition traces Calloway's transformation from band leader and singer to icon of African-American music.
An abridged version of Peter Shaffer 's play about Mozart's rivalry with composer Antonio Salieri , read by F Murray Abraham.
8/8. Was Mozart really murdered by Salieri? All is revealed. Abridged by Neville Teller
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