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A new nine-part series in which the composer and conductor returns with his favourite tracks from opera, concert hall, film and theatre. This edition features works by Tchaikovsky, Puccini and Bizet, and the voice of the great Kathleen Ferrier. Producer Alan Boyd

Contributors

Unknown:
Kathleen Ferrier.
Producer:
Alan Boyd

A new four-part series in which Richard Rodney Bennett pays tribute to American lyricist
Johnny Mercer , whose spectacularly successful repertoire includes Skylark, Too
Marvellous for Words, Come Rain or Come Shine,
Lazybones, Moon Riverand the film musical Seven
Brides for Seven Brothers.
Producer Graham Pass

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Rodney
Unknown:
Johnny Mercer
Unknown:
Moon Riverand

George Melly recalls the less well known musicians who played a key part in the development of jazz. 5: Johnny Dodds
A profile of the clarinettist who ranked among the greats of the twenties but whose career suffered when he refused to change his tune during the big band era.

Contributors

Unknown:
George Melly
Unknown:
Johnny Dodds

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