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Wheatstone, His Sighing Reed and the Great Regondi

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... and the Great Regondi. Dr Bernard Richardson recalls the physicist Charles Wheatstone, who developed the concertina. His creation was eagerly adopted by Italian Guilio Regondi.

Regional Variations (2)

The Poetry of History

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The Poetry of History

Series 2

Episode 1: The Battle of Maldon

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jonathan Bate presents a series examining historical events through the poetry they inspired. 1/4: The Battle of Maldon. The 991 engagement is remembered in the traditional poem.

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