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Classical Music’s Diversity Deficit: BAME Composers

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Tom Service profiles the African-American minimalist composer, Julius Eastman, and hosts a debate at Radio 3's Inclusion and Diversity in Composition conference in Manchester.


Tom Service
Interviewed Guest:
Susanna Eastburn
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Adediran
Interviewed Guest:
Jeffrey Mumford
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Fernando
Interviewed Guest:
George Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Petr Kotik
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Jane Leach
Image of Julius Eastman in winter:
Courtesy of Mary Jane Leach
Image of Julius Eastman composing:
Donald Burkhardt

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

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BBC Radio 3

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